Coast Guard responds to report of collision

Coast Guard responds to report of collision
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 a collision at sea Saturday evening, involving the loaded tankship Tofteviken and the commercial...

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...