Coast Guard medevacs ill crewmember from Ro-Ro cargo ship

Coast Guard medevacs ill crewmember from Ro-Ro cargo ship
BOSTON — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac for an ill crew member Thursday on a roll on-roll off (Ro-Ro) car carrier vessel about 45 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. At about 9 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call from the doctor of the ship Liberty Passion reporting the crewmember was suffering abdominal pains and needed to be transported to the hospital. An...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 55 miles east of Gloucester, Mass.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 55 miles east of Gloucester, Mass.
BOSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old man suffering from chest pains Sunday evening 55 miles east of Gloucester. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report at around 6:30 p.m. that the master of the 75-foot fishing vessel America, homeported in Boston, was ill and in need of medical attention. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod...

Coast Guard helps dewater, escort troubled fishing vessel off Cape Cod

Coast Guard helps dewater, escort troubled fishing vessel off Cape Cod
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is escorting an 83-foot fishing vessel Friday after it started taking on water 50 miles east of Chatham. At about 11:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders received a radio call from the crew of the Krystle James stating they had six people aboard and were taking on water, reportedly from a hole in the hull. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man clinging to capsized boat off Cape Cod

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man clinging to capsized boat off Cape Cod
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a 36-year-old man this morning after his 10-foot aluminum boat capsized in Nantucket Sound. The man’s girlfriend notified the Coast Guard at around 1:20 a.m. that he had not returned home after venturing out on the Bass River earlier in the day. A 42-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Chatham launched at around 2 a.m. to search for the man and was...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Montville, Conn.

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and other local agencies suspended the active search at sunset, Monday, for a overdue kayaker near Montville, Connecticut. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer John Colella, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound. “Our...

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker
NEW YORK The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker along the Thanes River near Montville, Monday. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. Dagenias left on an 11-foot crème and grey colored sit-on-top kayak Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received the report of an overdue kayaker at approximately 1:30 A.M.,...

Frigid flying: Coast Guard aircrews take on New England Winter

Frigid flying: Coast Guard aircrews take on New England Winter
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew prepares to take off in Massachusetts, Jan. 19, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll Freezing rain? Teeth-chattering temperatures? Limited visibility? Coast Guard aircrews are still ready to fly. At Air Station Cape Cod, aviation maintenance and electronic...

Coast Guard rescue swimmers gear up against frigid New England conditions

Coast Guard rescue swimmers gear up against frigid New England conditions
Petty Officer 1st Class Justin Munk, an aviation survival technician, walks in full cold weather gear on the tarmac of Air Station Cape Cod in Massachusetts on Jan. 19, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Nicole J. Groll) By Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll Water temperature: 39 degrees. Air temp: 36 degrees. A stiff wind was in the air; “it’s going to be a cold one,” thought...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship MSC Divina passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship MSC Divina passenger
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 9:55 p.m. for a cruise ship missing passenger from the MSC Divina near San Juan. The missing was Jean Pierre Knorr, 74. “Suspending a search is never an easy decision to make and it’s one we take seriously,” said Capt. Robert W. Warren, Coast Guard Sector San Juan commander. “Our thoughts and prayers...