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 medevacs 43-year-old man south of Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs 43-year-old man south of Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard medevaced a 43-year-old man from a fishing vessel 25-miles south of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a notification at 1:50 a.m., of a crewmember aboard a fishing vessel who was suffering from shortness of breath and tightening in his chest. A Coast Guard Station Shinnecock 47-foot Motor Lifeboat...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard ended their search for a possible person in the water near Smith Point Beach, New York, Monday. The search was ended after a body matching the description of the missing person was located and recovered along Smith Point Beach near Old Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received report at approximately 6:50 a.m., Monday, that a Suffolk County shore...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Smith Point Beach, N.Y.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Coast Guard rescue crews and local agencies are searching for a swimmer who reportedly went missing off Smith Point Beach, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Suffolk County Police Department at about 6:40 p.m., of an African American...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near New Haven harbor

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near New Haven harbor
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued two boaters near New Haven Harbor, Saturday night. At approximately 10:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a distress call on channel-16 from a person aboard a 22-foot boat stating that they collided with a buoy in New Haven Harbor, were injured, and the only other passenger...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel taking on water near Captree Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 from vessel taking on water near Captree Island
US Coast Guard File Photo NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued four people in distress near Captree State Park, New York, Sunday afternoon. At approximately 2:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a call from Suffolk County Dispatch stating a vessel with four people aboard was taking on water near Captree Island. Sector Long Island...

Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY

Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman south of Montauk, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for a man that went missing from a fishing vessel 30 miles south of Montauk, New York, Monday afternoon. Missing is a 55-year old crewmember from the fishing vessel Miss Shauna. At approximately 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by VHF-Radio from Miss Shauna that the crewmember had not reported for...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel south of Long Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel south of Long Island
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews medevaced a man from a fishing vessel 30-miles south of Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Monday evening. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Shrike, an 87-foot patrol boat, were notified around 8:00 p.m., that a 34-year old man aboard the nearby fishing vessel Cameron Scott, had suffered a head injury after he was struck with a heavy cable earlier in the day. The Shrike...

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...