Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing fishermen near Nantucket

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing fishermen near Nantucket
A life ring from the fishing boat Misty Blue lays on the deck after being recovered Dec. 5, 2017, approximately 10 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 8 p.m. for two missing fishermen near Nantucket, pending the development of new information. The fishermen originally went missing Monday evening after their...

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies and good Samaritans are searching for two fisherman after their fishing boat sank Monday evening 10 miles southeast of Nantucket. At approximately 6:10 pm the First Coast Guard District command center received a distress call via an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) from the...

Coast Guard prepares for storm, cautions mariners

Coast Guard prepares for storm, cautions mariners
NWS Forecast Office Boston – Storm Warning BOSTON — Coast Guard units across the Northeast are making preparations Saturday ahead of forecasted storm conditions expected to arrive in our area Sunday into Monday. Forecasted marine and coastal effects, including wind gusts in excess of 50 knots and seas greater than 20 feet, could pose life threatening conditions for mariners. Mariners are strongly...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 25 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 25 miles off Nantucket
File photo of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter at Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a seriously injured fisherman Saturday from a boat 25 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts. A man aboard the fishing vessel Hera contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Saturday evening and reported another crewman suffered a head...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 75 miles East of Chatham, Mass.
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flies to Massachusetts General Hospital after hoisting an ill fisherman, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, in Boston.  (photo by Malia Justice) BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a 50-year-old man Saturday afternoon from 75 miles off the coast of Chatham. At around 2:20 p.m. the captain of the 92-foot fishing vessel Gabby G reported...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine
US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen off Nash Island, Maine, Thursday, after their lobster boat became disabled when a swell pushed the vessel onto a rock causing them to swim to shore. At 5:40 p.m., a concerned neighbor called watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Jonesport reporting that his neighbors went fishing at 11 a.m. in a 21-foot...

Coast Guard readies for Hurricane Jose, cautions mariners

Coast Guard readies for Hurricane Jose, cautions mariners
BOSTON — Coast Guard units across the Northeast are accelerating preparations Monday ahead of forecasted tropical storm conditions expected to arrive in our area late Tuesday into Wednesday. Forecasted marine and coastal effects, including 34-63 knot winds and 20-30 foot seas, could pose life threatening conditions for mariners. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews are flying storm tracks and using...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from a cruise ship Crystal Serenity 50-miles off of Montauk, N.Y.

Coast Guard medevacs woman from a cruise ship Crystal Serenity 50-miles off of Montauk, N.Y.
US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 65-year-old woman from the cruise ship Crystal Serenity approximately 50-miles southeast of Montauk, New York, Sunday. At approximately 1 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report from the cruise ship Crystal Serenity of a passenger suffering with severe stomach...

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Cutter Oak crew members pull the brow onto the ship in order to deploy down south on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Newport, Rhode Island.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — A Newport, Rhode Island Coast Guard cutter crew and three air crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod deployed in support of anticipated Hurricane Irma rescue and recovery...