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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A man aboard the fishing vessel Hera contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard...

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...

Coast Guard eyes in the sky helped guide rescuers to Hurricane Harvey victims

Coast Guard eyes in the sky helped guide rescuers to Hurricane Harvey victims
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Miami serve as eyes in the sky as they help coordinate search and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corrie Smith) MOBILE, Ala.—While Hurricane Harvey destroyed buildings, upturned cars and smashed boats, the Coast Guard’s Rescue 21 communication towers also fell victim to Harvey’s wrath....

Search ends for man missing near New Haven, Conn.

Search ends for man missing near New Haven, Conn.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews ended their search for a missing boater, Sunday evening, after a body matching the mans description was located in the vicinity of New Haven, Conn. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Connecticut State Police dive unit located the body of Michael Murphy, a 53-year-old boater. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and families of the...

First Coast Guard District crews, assets deploy to Hurricane Harvey response

First Coast Guard District crews, assets deploy to Hurricane Harvey response
A runway with Coast Guard helicopters responding to search and rescue calls resulting from Hurricane Harvey is viewed from the cockpit of a deployed Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene. BOSTON — Personnel and assets from the First Coast Guard District are being deployed to support rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane...