Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 3 mariners on vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners after their boat began taking on water in Moriches Bay, New York, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock stating one of their 29-foot Response Boat-Smalls (RB-S) was flagged down by a 21-foot vessel which was taking on water in Moriches Bay, New York. The...

Coast Guard crewmembers administer first aid to 50-year-old boater at Fire Island

Coast Guard crewmembers administer first aid to 50-year-old boater at Fire Island
Coast Guard Station Fire Island crewmembers administer first aid to a 50-year-old man at Station Fire Island, Long Island, New York, May 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2ns Class Jonathan Javier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Fire Island crewmembers administer first aid to a 50-year-old man at Station Fire Island, Long Island, New York, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast...

New Haven Coast Guard to Host Open House Event

New Haven Coast Guard to Host Open House Event
USCG File photo from the 2014 Open House NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound will be hosting their annual open house event Saturday, at the Coast Guard base in New Haven. The public is invited to attend a free event that includes a tour of various Coast Guard and local partner agency’s assets, a flare demonstration and several interactive booths. Local police and fire departments...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Captree State Park, New York

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Captree State Park, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Fire Island help transfer a man to Emergency Medical Service personnel on May 16, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a 58-year old man hanging onto a mooring buoy after his kayak overturned near Captree State Park, New York, early Tuesday morning. At approximately 5:00 a.m., a...

Coast Guard rescues 89-year-old mariner in Huntington Harbor, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 89-year-old mariner in Huntington Harbor, N.Y.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck boatcrew rescued an 89-year-old man in Huntington Harbor on Long Island, New York, Monday evening. At approximately­­­­­­ 6:45 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification from Suffolk County dispatch reporting a possible person in the water yelling for help in Huntington Harbor....

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Montauk Point, New York

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Montauk Point, New York
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued two individuals who were aboard a foldable-boat that was taking on water and drifting out to sea near Montauk Point, New York, Saturday afternoon. At approximately 3:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a distress call on channel-16 from an individual aboard a 10-foot foldable boat stating that they were...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock assisted a 54-foot pleasure craft near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Saturday. At 11:21 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-radio from the 54-foot pleasure craft the Kristen Lynn, reporting they were taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet. Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.
USCG File PhotoNEW YORK — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 47-year-old man 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y., Friday. At 8:25 a.m., the fishing vessel Braedon Michael notified Coast Guard Station Montauk, who then relayed to Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, of a crewmember aboard who was experiencing flu like symptoms and was in and out of consciousness. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard, local agencies assist disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet

Coast Guard, local agencies assist disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island and members of the Suffolk County Police Department assisted a disoriented boater near Fire Island Inlet, New York, Wednesday morning. At 2:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call from Suffolk County Police Department dispatch regarding a disoriented mariner aboard an anchored...