Coast Guard father, daughter track roots of maritime security

Coast Guard father, daughter track roots of maritime security
Wayne Ormsbee, a Coast Guard civilian employee, and his daughter Petty Officer 2nd Class Keisha Kerr, reenact World War II Coast Guard mounted patrols at Fourth Cliff Recreation Area in Humarock, Massachusetts, Monday, June 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) By Auxiliarist Reid Oslin Photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi A New England-based Coast...

Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis

Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis
USCG File Photo BOSTON – The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders late Friday and early Saturday to rescue 55 people stranded aboard a high-speed ferry that hit a jetty while entering Hyannis Harbor. The local fire department notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 9:30 p.m. Friday and reported that the Massachusetts Steamship Authority Ferry Iyanough,...

Coast Guard recovers body of missing fisherman off Nantucket

Coast Guard recovers body of missing fisherman off Nantucket
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews located and recovered the body of a missing fisherman from the 42-foot boat No Regrets Monday  near Nantucket. The search lasted nearly 4 hours and included a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew and 29-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Brant Point, a 42-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Chatham, a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod HC-144 Ocean...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Nantucket

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman off Nantucket
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are searching for a person in the water Monday after receiving a report of a fisherman being entangled in a net near Nantucket. At about 9:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report that a fisherman aboard the 42-foot fishing vessel, No Regrets, became entangled in the vessel’s nets as they were being deployed and was swept over the side...

Coast Guard locates unresponsive man overboard near Nantucket

Coast Guard locates unresponsive man overboard near Nantucket
USCG file photoBOSTON – The Coast Guard located the body of a missing fisherman about 37 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts at approximately 1 a.m., Monday. The crew of the fishing vessel Hear No Evil, homeported in New Bedford, Massachusetts, recovered the body and positively identified the missing crewman. Initially, at about 8:30 p.m., Sunday, the crew of the Hear No Evil notified...

Guard searching for man overboard southeast of Nantucket

Guard searching for man overboard southeast of Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 35 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. At about 8:30 p.m., the crew of the 85-foot scalloping vessel Hear No Evil notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England via VHF channel 16 that a 54-year-old male was missing from the vessel and may have fallen overboard. Crews from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard passes tow of disabled fishing vessel east of Chatham

Coast Guard passes tow of disabled fishing vessel east of Chatham
BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station Brant Point, Massachusetts, crew transferred the tow of the 90-foot fishing vessel Madison Kate to a contracted salvage company at about noon, Tuesday, in the Great Round Shoal Channel. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Monday, the fishing vessel Madison Kate notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, that they were...

Coast Guard Station Brant Point rescues sailors in Nantucket Harbor

Coast Guard Station Brant Point  rescues sailors in Nantucket Harbor
BOSTON − A Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew rescued four sailors from the water after their 40-foot sailing vessel sank in Nantucket Harbor, Massachusetts, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew rescues four sailors from the water after their 40-foot sailing vessel sank in Nantucket Harbor, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014. The sailors notified the Nantucket harbormaster via VHF radio that they had...

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker in Nantucket after being found safe

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker in Nantucket after being found safe
BOSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search for a possible missing kayaker in Nantucket Harbor, near Pocomo Beach, in Nantucket, Mass., Tuesday. The kayaker contacted the Nantucket Police Department at approximately 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, and reported that he and another male had been on board the kayak and they had capsized earlier in the afternoon. Boaters on a sailing vessel in the area were able to...