Coast Guard launches massive search for missing Nantucket man

Boston, MA – Four Coast Guard boats, two cutters and a helicopter are searching the waters between Hyannis, Mass., and Nantucket for a 36-year-old man who was last seen at the helm of his boat around 9:15 p.m., Wednesday.

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater near Merrimack River

BOSTON– The Coast Guard ended its search today at 8:25 p.m. for Seth Coellner, one of four people aboard the 36-foot recreational vessel that went down Wednesday near the mouth of the Merrimack River.

Coast Guard cutter maintains safety zone as tugboat heads to port

BOSTON – A Coast Guard cutter is assisting a tugboat being towed after it caught fire earlier today approximately four miles south of Sconticut Neck in Fairhaven, Mass. The Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead is providing a safety and security zone for the tugboat Canal Deluge, which is being towed by tugboat Miss Yvette to the Kelly Marine Railway Facility in Fairhaven. Prior to getting underway,...

Coast Guard Responds to Tugboat Fire, Rescues Three

BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a tugboat that caught fire early this morning approximately four miles south of Sconticut Neck in Fairhaven, Mass. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call from the crew aboard the tugboat Canal Deluge around 1 a.m., reporting a fire in their engine room. A 47-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Menemsha responded,...

Diver’s body recovered off Nantucket

The Cape Cod Times reports that the Coast Guard has recovered a body that is believed to be the diver reported missing yesterday morning. Coast Guard officials said that until the body is identified, they could not be sure that it was the diver they were searching for. The body was placed on the Cutter Hammerhead and transported to the Montauk, NY coroners office. An investigation into the incident...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver

Boston Public Affairs has issued a release on the Nantucket diver. BOSTON – Coast Guard crews are searching for a diver after he failed to surface approximately 40 miles south of Nantucket, Mass., today. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a radio distress call around noon from a 38-foot vessel reporting that one of their divers had not surfaced at 11 a.m., as expected. Two Jayhawk...

Coast Guard ends search for Massachusetts man

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard suspended the search at 7:30 this morning for a Quincy, Mass., man who fell overboard July 3, near Deer Island, Mass. “The decision to end an active search is a very difficult one,” said Capt. Gail Kulisch, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Boston. “While the Coast Guards active effort has ended after an exhaustive search,...

Coast Guard currently searching for person in water

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – Several Coast Guard crews and local agencies are currently searching for a 60-year man who fell in the water in the vicinity of Deer Island, Mass., around 6 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center received a call from a 34-foot Stingray pleasure craft, the Nina Maria, reporting one of their passengers fell off the boat while en route to the Winthrop, Mass.,...