Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man Monday after he set sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford and didn’t check-in as expected. Peter Horan’s caretaker called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard monitors progress of repairs for MV Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard monitors progress of repairs for MV Martha’s Vineyard
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard is continuing to work with the Steamship Authority Sunday to determine why a ferry lost power Saturday night while en route Woods Hole from Martha’s Vineyard. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); After the captain of the Motor Vessel Martha’s...

Coast Guard responds to disabled ferry off Woods Hole, Massachusetts

Coast Guard responds to disabled ferry off Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard responded Saturday night after a ferry with 78 people aboard lost power while en route Woods Hole from Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the Motor Vessel Martha’s Vineyard reported the incident to Coast Guard watchstanders at 9 p.m. The Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead and a response boat...

Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis

Coast Guard, locals rescue dozens after high-speed ferry accident in Hyannis
USCG File Photo BOSTON – The Coast Guard teamed-up with local responders late Friday and early Saturday to rescue 55 people stranded aboard a high-speed ferry that hit a jetty while entering Hyannis Harbor. The local fire department notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 9:30 p.m. Friday and reported that the Massachusetts Steamship Authority Ferry Iyanough,...

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Cape Cod coast

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Cape Cod coast
Coast Guard Aide to Navigation Team Woods Hole 20-foot boat crew transiting to  Nonsmesset Island, MA on Aug. 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Douglas Meade) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four people stranded on Monamesset Island Wednesday after their 23-foot center console ran aground. At about 10:40 a.m., an employee from a commercial towing company called Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs ill woman from sailboat near Cape Cod

Coast Guard medevacs ill woman from sailboat near Cape Cod
Coast Guard Station Woods Hole 45-foot response boat-medium crew pulls up to the station pier on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman John Bowne.) BOSTON — The Coast Guard  medevaced a sick woman from a sailboat Monday near Cuttyhunk Island, Massachusetts. At about 7 p.m., the woman’s husband called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard responds to a grounded fishing vessel near Woods Hole, Mass.

Coast Guard responds to a grounded fishing vessel near Woods Hole, Mass.
BOSTON — The Coast Guard responded to a grounded fishing vessel in Woods Hole Pass near Woods Hole, Mass., August 18, 2016. At approximately 11:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a VHF-FM Channel 16 radio call from the 67-foot stern trawler fishing vessel, Hope & Sydney, that they were hard aground in Woods Hole Pass. Minutes after receiving the call, a 45-foot rescue...

Coast Guard, Center for Coastal Studies free entangled leatherback turtle near Woods Hole

Coast Guard, Center for Coastal Studies free entangled leatherback turtle near Woods Hole
An entangled leatherback turtle is pictured along side a Coast Guard 45-foot rescue boat, wrapped in line from a lobster pto. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with entanglement response personnel from the Center for Coastal Studies freed a leatherback turtle Sunday morning after it was reported wrapped in fishing line near Woods Hole. At approximately 8:15 a.m. the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard to kick-off boating season in Southeastern New England with numerous safety events

Coast Guard to kick-off boating season in Southeastern New England with numerous safety events
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host multiple safe boating events in Southeastern New England as part of National Safe Boating Week, which runs from May 21-27. Free vessel safety checks offered throughout the week by the Coast Guard Auxiliary ensure boats fully comply with all Federal and State boating safety laws and can help owners identify discrepancies with their safety gear. Citations...