Coast Guard coordinates response to tug boat that lost steering on the Hudson River

Coast Guard coordinates response to tug boat that lost steering on the Hudson River
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – The Coast Guard coordinated the stabilization and safe escort of a tugboat that lost steering in the Hudson River in New York, Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 1:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York Vessel Traffic Service received a report...

Coast Guard rescues distressed mariner in New York Harbor

Coast Guard rescues distressed mariner in New York Harbor
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued an 18-year-old man from the East River in New York, Sunday afternoon. The individual was suffering from severe back pain and a leg laceration after falling off his personal water craft. At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, a boatcrew aboard...

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Hudson River near Poughkeepsie

Coast Guard searching for man missing in Hudson River near Poughkeepsie
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews are searching for a person in the Hudson River near downtown Poughkeepsie, New York, Tuesday afternoon. Missing is Paul Machettia, a 48-year-old man. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received a call from the City of...

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist disabled vessel in New York Harbor

Coast Guard, partner agencies assist disabled vessel in New York Harbor
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled vessel in the New York Harbor and East River, Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:00 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center vessel traffic service were notified by the captain of Empire Cruises 66-foot...

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 32-year-old woman suffering from abdominal pains near Breezy Point, Queens, New York, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 6:15 p.m., stating...

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay

Coast Guard, N.J. State Police enforce safety zone around entangled whale in Raritan Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll NEW YORK – The Coast Guard received a report from a Good Samaritan of a possible entangled whale near Raritan Bay, New Jersey, Saturday. A boarding team from Coast Guard Station New York aboard a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) boat first arrived on scene to obtain situational...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to ferry aground in Jamaica Bay, N.Y.

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to ferry aground in Jamaica Bay, N.Y.
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are responding to a passenger vessel aground with 18 people aboard near Wind Hole Point, Jamaica Bay, New York, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received reports from the crew that...

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a private helicopter crash in the East River, north of Roosevelt Island near 86th street, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received initial notification shortly after 7:00 p.m., of the incident with...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift barges near the Tappan Zee Bridge

NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to reports of several construction barges breaking away from their moored location on the Hudson River. The construction barges were reported drifting south of the Tappan Zee Bridge on Friday afternoon. Six of the barges are now beached in various locations between Dodd’s Ferry and Yonkers, New York. Another two barges are aground in...