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 rescues kayaker near George Washington Bridge

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near George Washington Bridge
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Cutter Albacore boatcrew rescued a kayaker in the vicinity of the George Washington Bridge, New York, Tuesday afternoon. At around­­­­­­ 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received report of a possible person in the water in the vicinity of the George Washington Bridge from the New York Police Department. The...

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel’s mayday call near Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel's mayday call near Martha's Vineyard
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews escorted a disabled 47-foot fishing vessel to safety Monday evening into Tuesday morning from 30 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The fishing vessel Pilgrim became disabled after its mast broke and was left hanging over the side. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England were notified Monday at around 4:30 p.m. by Pilgrim’s captain via marine...

Coast Guard partners with Canadian Forces, National Guard to train for maritime emergency

Coast Guard partners with Canadian Forces, National Guard to train for maritime emergency
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flies above a Coast Guard 45-foot response boat off the Rhode Island coast during Operation Orange Flag, Thursday, May 12, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — The Coast Guard hosted a search and rescue exercise with the Royal Canadian Forces and New York Air National Guard in Rhode Island Sound May 9-13 to train...

Coast Guard crew assists disabled fishing vessel near Monomoy Island, MA

Coast Guard crew assists disabled fishing vessel near Monomoy Island, MA
BOSTON — A rescue crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Albacore assisted a disabled fishing vessel Thursday 10 miles south of Monomoy Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England notified the 1st Coast Guard District Command Center late Thursday afternoon stating the 41-foot commercial fishing vessel, Angel Fish, was disabled with three people aboard. Angel Fish was reported...

Coast Guard Cutter Albacore to make new home in New London

Coast Guard Cutter Albacore to make new home in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn. –  Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Albacore are claiming New London as their new homeport, Friday. The Cutter Albacore has replaced the Coast Guard Cutter Chinook, as a part of the Coast Guard’s Bow-to-Stern dry dock program. The 87-foot “Bow-to-Stern” initiative is a $49 million, 4-year recurring maintenance cycle for the Coast Guard Atlantic Area 87-foot coastal...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 32-year-old man in Chesapeake Bay

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for a 32-year-old man who was reported to have fallen overboard from the  170-foot fishing vessel Fleeton, during the vessel’s southbound transit in the Chesapeake Bay. Missing is Bernard Redmond. The Coast Guard searched for approximately 21 hours covering 300 square nautical miles. The following Coast Guard assets searched: Monday An...

Coast Guard searching for missing 32-year-old man in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard searching for missing 32-year-old man in Chesapeake Bay
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching Monday for a 32-year-old man who was reported to have fallen overboard from the 170-foot fishing vessel Fleeton during the vessel’s southbound transit in the Chesapeake Bay. The master of the Fleeton contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center watchstanders at approximately 9 a.m. reporting a crewmember was last seen as the vessel...

Coast Guard teams participate in cooking competition in Virginia Beach, Va

Coast Guard teams participate in cooking competition in Virginia Beach, Va
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Five Coast Guard teams from local small boat stations and patrol boats participated in a food competition Monday at Coast Guard Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach. The teams represented Coast Guard Stations Little Creek and Cape Charles, and Coast Guard Cutters Albacore, Beluga and Sea Horse. The idea for the competition came during an area of responsibility familiarization,...