Coast Guard transfers 17 passengers from grounded Schooner

Coast Guard transfers 17 passengers from grounded Schooner
The 126-foot schooner Alabama aground near the mouth of the Mystic River. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Peter Beaulieu) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew safely transferred 17 passengers from a grounded Schooner near the mouth of the Mystic River, Connecticut, Sunday evening. At approximately 6:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center were...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Haddam Meadows State Park, CT

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Haddam Meadows State Park, CT
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a mariner that went missing in the Connecticut River near Haddam Meadows State Park, Sunday afternoon. Missing is a 17-year old male. He dove into the water after another member in his party struggled to get to shore. He did not resurface. He was wearing black shorts, no shirt, and no lifejacket. At approximately 5:30...

Station New London boat crew assists in medevac west of Gardiners Island, N.Y.

Station New London boat crew assists in medevac west of Gardiners Island, N.Y.
USCG File PhotoNEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station New London boatcrew assisted in the medical evacuation of an injured man west of Gardiners Island, New York, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received notification of an injured passenger aboard the fishing vessel Sunbeam V who was temporarily unresponsive. Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast...

Coast Guard urges boaters to practice safe boating as temperatures rise

Coast Guard urges boaters to practice safe boating as temperatures rise
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – After a busy holiday weekend, the Coast Guard urges mariners to be well prepared before heading out on the water. As temperatures rise, extra diligence is required to assure that all safety precautions are followed that can increase your chances of survival. Several cases occurred over the past weekend that demonstrate the importance of safety equipment and procedures. Between...

Coast Guard crews assist disabled yacht near Orient Point, New York

Coast Guard crews assist disabled yacht near Orient Point, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Montauk and Station New London assisted a boater in distress near Orient Point, New York, Thursday night. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Montauk) NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Montauk and Coast Guard Station New London assisted a boater in distress near Orient Point, New York, Thursday night. At approximately 4:00 p.m. watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Montville, Conn.

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and other local agencies suspended the active search at sunset, Monday, for a overdue kayaker near Montville, Connecticut. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer John Colella, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound. “Our...

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker
NEW YORK The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker along the Thanes River near Montville, Monday. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. Dagenias left on an 11-foot crème and grey colored sit-on-top kayak Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received the report of an overdue kayaker at approximately 1:30 A.M.,...

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Race Rock, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Race Rock, N.Y.
NEW LONDON, Conn. — Coast Guard Station New London crewmembers medically evacuated a man near Race Rock in Southold, New York, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification at approximately 11:15 a.m., reporting a 56-year old diabetic man aboard a tug boat who had been vomiting for 24-hours and requested a medical evacuation. A Station New London 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from capsized catamaran near New London, Conn.

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from capsized catamaran near New London, Conn.
NEW YORK — A Coast Guard crew rescued three people from a capsized vessel near Bartlett Reef, Connecticut, Sunday. At approximately 4:30 p.m., Search and Rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a call from a crewmember aboard the motor vessel Mary Ellen reporting an 18-foot capsized catamaran with three people in the water near Bartlett Reef. An Urgent Marine...