Coast Guard assists crew of disabled fishing vessel 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach

Coast Guard assists crew of disabled fishing vessel 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach
The Coast Guard Cutter Ridley tows the Animal Control, a 30-foot fishing vessel, which became disabled 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Ridley towed the disabled vessel and its two passengers safely to Safe Harbor Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Ridley) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners Thursday after...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Raritan Bay New Jersey

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water in Raritan Bay New Jersey
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to a report of a vessel taking on water in Raritan Bay, New Jersey, May 23, 2015. At approximately 6:28 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Command Center in Staten Island, New York, received reports of a vessel with three people aboard taking on water in Raritan Bay, New Jersey. Coast Guard Cutter Ridley was diverted, and Coast Guard Station Sandy...

Coast Guard identifies owner of unmanned boat on Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard identifies owner of unmanned boat on Martha's Vineyard
BOSTON — The Coast Guard identified Saturday the owner of an unmanned sailboat found ashore on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Friday. After an extensive search by federal and local authorities, the owner called the Coast Guard, claimed the boat, and explained he left it on the beach. Initially, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call at about 10 p.m.,...

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned boat on Martha’s Vineyard, seeks public’s assistance

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned boat on Martha's Vineyard, seeks public's assistance
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public to identify the owner of an unmanned sailboat found ashore on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call at about 10 p.m. from the Dukes County Police Department that the unmarked 13-foot Hobie Cat “wave” model was washed ashore with the sail...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing NY man

Coast Guard suspends search for missing NY man
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater near Sands Point, July 31, 2014. Missing is 43-year old Scott Donsavage. Donsavage was last seen by his wife around 10 p.m., July 29, before he got underway aboard his 15-foot vessel from a boat launch in Mamaroneck. His vessel was found ashore in gear with no one aboard. He is described as 5’11”, weighing 180 pounds and was...

Coast Guard, local law enforcement searching for missing New York boater

Coast Guard, local law enforcement searching for missing New York boater
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and local law enforcement are searching for a missing boater near Sands Point, July 31, 2014. Missing is 43-year old Scott Donsavage. Donsavage was last seen by his wife around 10 p.m. July 29, before he got underway aboard his 15-foot vessel from Pleasantville. He is described as 5’11”, weighing 180 pounds and was wearing a black shirt, red hat and shorts. The Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman east of Cape Ann

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman east of Cape Ann
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search at 10:42 a.m. Friday, pending further developments, for a fisherman who went overboard from the fishing vessel Lydia & Maya approximately 32 miles southeast of Cape Ann, Mass., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday, from the 71-foot fishing vessel Lydia & Maya,...

Coast Guard searching for fisherman Southeast of Cape Ann, Massachusetts

Coast Guard searching for fisherman Southeast of Cape Ann, Massachusetts
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman who went overboard from the fishing vessel Lydia & Maya approximately 32 miles southeast of Cape Ann, Mass., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report at approximately 12:30 p.m. Thursday, from the 71-foot fishing vessel Lydia & Maya, homeported in Boston, stating that a 47-year-old male crewmember had gone...