Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water and searches for missing person in separate incidents

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water and searches for missing person in separate incidents
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and the Fire Department of New York rescued four people aboard a vessel taking on water near King’s Point, N.Y., Thursday, June 21, 2012. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received a report from a crewmember aboard the 60-foot pleasure craft Tranquility,...

Coast Guard launches multiple assets for five adrift kayaks in NY, CT waters

Coast Guard launches multiple assets for five adrift kayaks in NY, CT waters
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard launched multiple search and rescue assets for a number of kayaks, all unmanned and adrift, located throughout New York and Connecticut waterways Tuesday. The first two were located 1/2 mile north of Plum Island in Long Island Sound by a ferry crew. Neither kayak had identification markings, and there were no signs of distress in the immediate area. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues searching for person in the water near Throgs Neck Bridge

NEW YORK – Coast Guard responders continue to search for a man in the water near the Throgs Neck Bridge, Bronx, N.Y. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received notification from Citywide Dispatch service that a man, a construction worker, fell from the bridge just after 8 a.m. Coast Guard boat and helicopter crews have been searching for the man since receiving the call this morning. A rescue...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Throgs Neck Bridge

NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue boat and helicopter crews are searching for a person in the water near the Throgs Neck Bridge, Bronx, N.Y. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received the report from Citywide Dispatch service that a person believed to be a construction worker, fell from the Throgs Neck Bridge just after 8 a.m. Two boat crews from Coast Guard Station King’s Point, N.Y., are...

Coast Guard rescues man from waters near Port Washington, N.Y.

NEW YORK – Coast Guard and local rescue agencies saved a 56-year-old man who fell overboard from a sailboat in Manhasset Bay, N.Y. Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New York received the distress call at 8:22 p.m., on VHF marine channel 16, stating that the man was reportedly hit in the head when a sudden shift in the wind caused the sailboat boom to knock the man overboard. Boat crews from the Hempstead...

Injured boaters rescued from New York City’s East River

USCG file photoNEW YORK-The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced two people from a boat, which reportedly struck a submerged object at about 6:45 p.m., near the Throgs Neck Bridge, N.Y., May 3, 2011. The Coast Guard received the initial radio distress call from the operator, stating their 57-foot pleasure craft was taking on water. Coast Guard Sector New York search and rescue watchstanders contacted harbor...