Search ends for man missing near New Haven, Conn.

Search ends for man missing near New Haven, Conn.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews ended their search for a missing boater, Sunday evening, after a body matching the mans description was located in the vicinity of New Haven, Conn. At approximately 8:30 p.m. Connecticut State Police dive unit located the body of Michael Murphy, a 53-year-old boater. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and families of the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man missing near New Haven, Conn.

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man missing near New Haven, Conn.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a man Sunday, after his 32-foot boat was found capsized and damaged near New Haven, Conn. Missing is Michael Murphy. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report from a good Samaritan stating...

Search ends for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn. after bodies found by divers

Search ends for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn. after bodies found by divers
USCG MH-60 File Photo NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has called off its search for two missing fisherman, after two bodies matching their description were located in the vicinity of Penfield Reef, Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:00 p.m., Fairfield Marine divers located the bodies of the two individuals. Around 7:45 a.m., Saturday morning, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing individuals near Fairfield, Conn., Saturday afternoon. Missing are two Hispanic men in their mid-20s. The search was suspended around 2:00 p.m., Saturday after searching a 22-square mile area surrounding Penfield Reef. At...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 2 fishermen near Fairfield, Conn.
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for two missing individuals near Fairfield, Conn., Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center were notified by the Fairfield Police Department at approximately 7:45 a.m., that six people fishing near Penfield...

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 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 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 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...