Coast Guard responds to report of collision

Coast Guard responds to report of collision
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector New York is responding to a report of a collision at sea May 12, 2018, involving the loaded tankship Tofteviken and the commercial fishing vessel Polaris.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector New York) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Sector New York is responding to a report of...

Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish assists disabled fishing vessel east of Manasquan Inlet

Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish assists disabled fishing vessel east of Manasquan Inlet
NEW YORK – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish responded to a disabled fishing vessel approximately 75 miles east of Manasquan, New Jersey, Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center in Staten Island, received notification of an 82-foot fishing vessel in distress and requesting Coast Guard assistance. Sector New York issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman northwest of Chirikof Island

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a fisherman from the 76-foot fishing vessel Polaris 23 miles northwest of Chirikof Island in the Gulf of Alaska Tuesday. Coast Guard Communications Station Kodiak watchstanders received a request from the Polaris crew just before noon for a medevac of a 57-year-old crewman reportedly suffering from abdominal...

Coast Guard air crew medically evacuates ill fisherman

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard rescue crew medically evacuated an ill crewman from the 84-ft fishing vessel Polaris, 12-miles east of Nantucket, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders received a report from the captain of vessel at approximately 5:30 p.m., stating that a 37-year old male on board was suffering from severe stomach pains. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk rescue...