Coast Guard searching for New Jersey fishing boat after receiving emergency beacon alert

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); CGC Vigorous File PhotoBOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for a New Jersey-based fishing vessel and its crew off the coast of Rockport, Mass., after receiving an alert from the boat’s emergency beacon Monday, November 08, 2010. The Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth, Va., received...

Cutter Vigorous returns from 53 day multi-mission patrol

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous returns to its homeport of Cape May Wednesday at 2:20 p.m. following a 53 day patrol in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea.

Coast Guard rescues, repatriates 90 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous repatriated 90 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after they were located at sea on a grossly-overloaded vessel Tuesday.

Putting the “safe” in safe catch

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Lindberg googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The last man climbs over the rail of the fishing boat and with a swift leap he lands with his feet firmly planted on the deck to join the other three members of his team. Dressed in orange and black survival suits, they make their presence known. They quickly...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous Visits New York

NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous will be stopping at historic Pier 17 at the South Street Seaport and will be open to the public for guided tours Saturday and Sunday, March 27 and 28, from noon to 4 p.m.

Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous to return home from patrol

CAPE MAY, N.J. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous is scheduled to return Thursday to its homeport of Cape May after a five-week law enforcement patrol in the Florida Straits and the Caribbean Sea.

Coast Guard uses multiple assets to assist injured fisherman

BOSTON — The Coast Guard transported an injured fisherman from 100 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, Mass., to shore, where he was transported to local emergency services.

Coast Guard suspends search for Maine fisherman

BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search at about 1:30 p.m., Saturday, for the 31-year-old Maine man who fell overboard from the fishing boat he was on about 125 miles east of Truro, Mass., Friday afternoon.

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman

BOSTON — A Coast Guard jet and helicopter and five fishing boats are searching for a man who fell overboard from a fishing boat between 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m., Friday about 125 miles east of Truro, Mass.