Coast Guard responds to collision off Block Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard responds to collision off Block Island, Rhode Island
  The yacht, Lucia, sinks about 10 miles east of Block Island, Rhode Island Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel collision Tuesday about 10 miles east of Block Island, Rhode Island. The captain of the 40-foot lobster boat, Squeeze Play, used a VHF radio to contact Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders and report...

Coast Guard crew assists boater after he falls overboard

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard crew transported an 18-year-old man to shore after he fell from a lobster boat off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., in Lambert’s Cove, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report from the Fairhaven, Mass., based fishing vessel Helen Irene around 11:35 a.m., requesting assistance after the crewman’s leg became entangled in a line...

Disabled Gloucester boat moored safely in Provincetown – includes video

BOSTON —The Gloucester, Mass., based lobster boat that became disabled Wednesday more than 200 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., moored safely in Province town, Mass., at about 11 a.m., Saturday, hours before a severe winter storm is expected to impact the area.

Audio – Commanding officer discusses towing of disabled Gloucester boat

BOSTON – Cmdr. Edward Westfall, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba, discusses the towing of disabled Gloucester, Mass.-based lobster boat, Michael and Kristen, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.

Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba towing disabled Gloucester boat

BOSTON — The Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba is continuing to tow the Gloucester-based lobster boat that was disabled Wednesday with five people aboard more than 200 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass.

Coast Guard en route to disabled Gloucester boat 200 miles offshore

BOSTON — A Coast Guard cutter is en route to help five Gloucester, Mass., fishermen on a disabled lobster boat more than 200 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., Wednesday night.

Coast Guard assisting disabled lobster boat

BOSTON — A Coast Guard cutter is towing a Rhode Island lobster boat to safety, after it became disabled about 92 miles southeast of Point Judith, R.I. on Monday.

Coast Guard ends search for missing Maine lobsterman

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard ended its search at 8:11 p.m., today for Robert Anderson, the operator of a 34-foot lobster boat that was found unmanned with the motor running in Blue Hill Bay near Flye Island, Maine, Monday.