Search ends for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn. after bodies found by divers

Search ends for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn. after bodies found by divers
USCG MH-60 File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has called off its search for two missing fisherman, after two bodies matching their description were located in the vicinity of Penfield Reef, Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:00 p.m., Fairfield Marine divers located the bodies of the two individuals. Around 7:45 a.m., Saturday morning, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing individuals near Fairfield, Conn., Saturday afternoon. Missing are two Hispanic men in their mid-20s. The search was suspended around 2:00 p.m., Saturday after searching a 22-square mile area surrounding Penfield Reef. At...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to flares sightings, discovers multiple unmanned kayaks

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to flares sightings, discovers multiple unmanned kayaks
Coast Guard and local agency crews located three unmanned kayaks near Madison, Connecticut, Wednesday night, while responding to a report of flare sightings.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound) NEW YORK ­— Coast Guard and local agency crews located three unmanned kayaks near Madison, Connecticut, Wednesday night, while responding to a report of flare sightings. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for diver missing off Long Point, Cape Cod

Coast Guard suspends search for diver missing off Long Point, Cape Cod
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for an 80-year-old man who failed to resurface from a dive near Long Point Wednesday morning. Response boat crews from Coast Guard Station Provincetown, helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead worked closely on this response...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver off Long Point, Cape Cod

Coast Guard searching for missing diver off Long Point, Cape Cod
US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching the waters off Provincetown by air and sea Wednesday after an 80-year-old man failed to resurface from a dive near Long Point. A crewman aboard a 16-foot Boston Whaler dive boat contacted Coast Guard watchstanders for help at 11:40 a.m. reporting the man began his dive at 11 a.m., and shortly after, was no longer...

Coast Guard airlifts injured fisherman 50 miles east of Gloucester

Coast Guard airlifts injured fisherman 50 miles east of Gloucester
Petty Officer 2nd Class Clinton Laramore helps a fisherman from the fishing boat Orion up into the Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod rescue helicopter, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017.  Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi. BOSTON — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod medevaced a 37-year-old man from the fishing boat Orion Tuesday after he suffered a severe hand injury while about 50...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for Richard Pratt, a missing 80-year-old sailor, Friday at 1:48 p.m. pending any further developments. At around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Coast Guard watchstanders were notified of an unmanned sailboat belonging to Pratt, which had run aground near Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The 33-foot sailboat had sails up, but...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack File Photo BOSTON – Coast Guard crews are searching for an 80-year-old man possibly in the water after locating his 33-foot sailboat Tarrier aground Thursday near Cape Elizabeth, Maine. At around 6:15 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified of the unmanned sailboat, which was found by a local fire department. It was reported that the sailboat’s sails were up and...

Coast Guard, local authorities rescue missing boater from Essex

Coast Guard, local authorities rescue missing boater from Essex
Ted Gulvemond on his 21-foot Donzi in Essex Bay, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 2017.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local agencies found and rescued the missing boater from Essex Thursday. 61-year-old Ted Gulvemond set off three flares alerting Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew to his location. Coast Guard Station Gloucester’s 29-foot boat crew along with the Ipswich...