Coast Guard, Good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel off Niantic Bay, Conn.

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel off Niantic Bay, Conn.
Coast Guard Station New London 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued four people from a capsized vessel near Niantic Bay, Connecticut, Saturday. At approximately 10:53 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received a call via VHF-FM radio channel 16 that a 21-foot pleasure craft was taking on water with...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from Fishers Island Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from Fishers Island Sound
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three mariners drifting in Fishers Island Sound after their vessel got caught in a lobster trap and capsized Friday morning. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station New London) NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three mariners drifting in Fishers Island Sound after their vessel got caught in a lobster trap and capsized Friday morning. At 7:50 a.m., Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound
Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson. NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday at 5:00 p.m., for a missing kayaker in the water near the mouth of the Connecticut River. Missing is William Zadrozny, an 18-year-old male reportedly wearing work boots, a grey and yellow jacket, and jeans. “After working with our port partners to search...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Connecticut River

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Connecticut River
File photo of a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station New London by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water after receiving a report of an overturned kayak near the mouth of the Connecticut River, Monday afternoon. Missing is William Zadrozny, an 18-year-old man...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayakers off Groton, Connecticut

Coast Guard searching for missing kayakers off Groton, Connecticut
Coast Guard Station New London 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue kayakers Sunday after they were reported missing near Groton, Connecticut. Missing is Spencer Mugford, 21 years old, and Sophia McKenna, 20 years old, last seen aboard a white tandem kayak via social media at 2:00 a.m., Sunday morning. At approximately 6:30 p.m.,...

Seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season

Seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season
Seasonal Station Scituate file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island opened Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions. Each station is equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews able to respond 24 hours a day. Chief Warrant Officer...

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard vessel taking on water near Pine Island, Conn.

Coast Guard assists 3 aboard vessel taking on water near Pine Island, Conn.
The Coast Guard assisted three people after their vessel starting taking on water near Pine Island, Connecticut, Friday, Oct. 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Peter Beaulieu) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted three people after their vessel starting taking on water near Pine Island, Conn., Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near New London, CT

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible person in the water near New London, Conn. New London police received a 911-call at approximately 7:00 p.m. from someone stating they saw an individual enter the water near Ocean Beach Park and not resurface. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast (UMIB) and launched a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard Searching for Possible Person in the Water near New London, Conn.

Coast Guard Searching for Possible Person in the Water near New London, Conn.
Coast Guard Station New London 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near New London, Conn., Thursday evening. The Coast Guard and New London police are searching near Ocean Beach Park after receiving a 911-call at approximately 7:00 p.m. from an individual stating they saw someone enter the water and not resurface. Coast...