Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters off Block Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters off Block Island, Rhode Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for Linda and Nathan Carman after searching for six days and exhausting all search efforts. Initially, at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report that 54-year-old Linda Carman and her 22-year-old son Nathan Carman failed to return from an offshore fishing trip. They departed Ram’s...

Coast Guard expands search for missing boaters near Block Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard expands search for missing boaters near Block Island, Rhode Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard expanded its search Tuesday for two missing boaters near Block Island, Rhode Island to include an area roughly 100 miles south of Montauk, New York. Initially, at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report that 54-year-old Linda Carman and her 22-year-old son Nathan Carman failed to return from an offshore fishing...

Multi-agency search for missing swimmer off Bradley Beach, N.J.

Multi-agency search for missing swimmer off Bradley Beach, N.J.
PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard, state and local agencies are searching for a missing swimmer off of Bradley Beach, New Jersey. The Coast Guard was notified of a 31-year old man who reportedly was swept out to sea while swimming on Saturday, at approximately 7 p.m. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay launched an MH-65 Dolphin search and rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder near Jones Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder near Jones Beach
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a paddle boarder who was last seen off Atlantic Beach, New York, on Sunday. Missing is Gary Turkel, 41. Turkel was reported missing by the Nassau County Fire Department at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Sunday. A family member called local authorities and stated Turkel had gone out on a paddle board and had not returned. A lifeguard in the vicinity...

Coast Guard searching for missing paddle boarder near Atlantic beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for missing paddle boarder near Atlantic beach, N.Y.
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing paddle boarder in the vicinity of Atlantic Beach, New York, Sunday. Missing is Gary Turkel, 41-year-old male, who was last seen wearing blue shorts and a white t-shirt. At approximately 6:15 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Nassau County Fire Department with a report of a missing person in...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Mississippi River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended their search for the person missing in the Mississippi River near New Orleans, Wednesday. Crews covered more than 230 square miles during the search after receiving a report of a person in the water Tuesday evening. Rescue crews continuously searched the Mississippi River for more than 24 hours. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search of the...

Coast Guard responds to report of downed military aircraft near Panama City

Coast Guard responds to report of downed military aircraft near Panama City
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a downed military aircraft approximately 57 miles south of Panama City, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District received a call from the Air Force at approximately 9:30 a.m., reporting a downed military aircraft with one person aboard. Responding assets are: Coast Guard Cutter Bonito Coast Guard Station Panama...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Filipino crewman

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Filipino crewman
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 37-year-old Filipino crewman from a container ship off the coast of Mobile, Tuesday. Coast Guard and local agency crews searched a total of more than 3,408 square miles with 18 different resources for 37 hours in an effort to locate the missing crewmember of the vessel MSC Tokyo. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island watchstanders received...

Good Samaritan rescues two adrift boaters

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Two boaters, who were adrift in the Gulf of Mexico for several days, were rescued by a tug boat crew 90 miles northwest of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Thursday night. The boaters left from Captiva Island, Fla., on June 18 and were scheduled to arrive in Cancun, Mexico, five days later but never did. A man aboard the tug barge Rikki S. spotted the men around 6:30 p.m. on a raft 90...