Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel in New Haven Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel in New Haven Harbor
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued three people from New Haven Harbor after their 22-foot fishing vessel capsized late Thursday night. Just before midnight, West Haven, Conn. dispatch received a 911-call from a person aboard the vessel who stated that three people swam to the middle break wall after several waves capsized their boat. The dispatchers then notified watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Partners with State Agencies for Operation Dry Water

Coast Guard Partners with State Agencies for Operation Dry Water
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Connecticut and Long Island Coast Guard units and partner agencies are increasing their presence on the water to deter boating under the influence (BUI) leading up to the Fourth of July weekend. During the operation, Coast Guard boarding teams and law enforcement officers will focus on detecting impaired boaters and educating the public about the dangers of boating under the influence. Alcohol...

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — Coast Guard and partner agency crews called off the search for a missing kayaker near Stratford, Connecticut, Monday, after his body was recovered during the search. Deceased is Gregory Blanco, 41, from Northport, New York. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Blanco during this painful time,” said Cmdr. Kevin Reed, Deputy Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a possible person in the water near Stratford, Connecticut, Monday. Missing is Gregory Blanco, 41, from Northport, New York. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a call Monday at approximately 8:30 a.m., from a good Samaritan reporting an unmanned red, 14-foot, one person kayak north of Stratford Shoal Middle...

Coast Guard transfers 17 passengers from grounded Schooner

Coast Guard transfers 17 passengers from grounded Schooner
The 126-foot schooner Alabama aground near the mouth of the Mystic River. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Beaulieu) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew safely transferred 17 passengers from a grounded Schooner near the mouth of the Mystic River, Connecticut, Sunday evening. At approximately 6:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center were...

Coast Guard Rescues 2 from New Haven Harbor

Coast Guard Rescues 2 from New Haven Harbor
USCG File Photo NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued two people from the water after their jet ski began taking on water in New Haven Harbor, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station New Haven were notified by good Samaritan around 5:45 p.m., Monday that a jet ski near the Tomlinson Bridge was taking on water and beginning to sink. On board the jet ski was a 23-year...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY
USCG MH-60 File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a kayaker at approximately 5:00 p.m., Monday who went missing from Crab Meadow Beach, New York, late Sunday afternoon. Missing is Selvin Vasquez-Enamorado, a man in his 20s. Coast Guard assets searched 201 square nautical miles for approximately 21 hours. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday afternoon, watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended their search fo a missing swimmer in the Connecticut River near Haddam Meadows State Park. Missing is a 17-year old boy. Coast Guard assets searched from the state park south to the Haddam Swing Bridge for approximately five hours. He dove into the water after another member in his party who struggled to get to shore. The boy did not resurface....

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Haddam Meadows State Park, CT

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Haddam Meadows State Park, CT
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a mariner that went missing in the Connecticut River near Haddam Meadows State Park, Sunday afternoon. Missing is a 17-year old male. He dove into the water after another member in his party struggled to get to shore. He did not resurface. He was wearing black shorts, no shirt, and no lifejacket. At approximately 5:30...