Coast Guard terminates charter boat voyage in Buzzards Bay

Coast Guard terminates charter boat voyage in Buzzards Bay
The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a charter vessel in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, due to an expired operator’s license and evidence of illegal fishing on May 18, 2015. BOSTON — The Coast Guard terminated the trip of a 23-foot charter vessel today in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, due to an expired operator’s license and evidence of illegal fishing. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard providing safety zone during Volvo Ocean Race in Newport, RI

Coast Guard providing safety zone during Volvo Ocean Race in Newport, RI
U.S. Coast Guard Station Castle Hill crews are on hand to provide a safety zone for all mariners in the vicinity of the Volvo Ocean Race segment in Newport, R.I., this week.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Station Castle Hill) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is enforcing a safety zone and monitoring the Volvo Ocean Race in Newport, Rhode Island through Friday. A marked safety zone will be enforced in the East...

Missing swimmer report determined to be false alert

BOSTON — Searchers determined Wednesday night that an earlier report of a struggling swimmer was a false alert and have since suspended search efforts near Falmouth Heights Beach in Falmouth, Mass. Coast Guard personnel at Sector Southeastern New England spoke with Falmouth lifeguards and verified that there are no missing person reports for the area. Searchers also interviewed beach goers and checked...

One dead, two rescued by Coast Guard after boat begins taking on water

BOSTON – One person is dead and a Coast Guard crew rescued two others after their boat began taking on water about one mile off the coast of Provincetown, Mass., Friday, Oct. 8, 2010. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Provincetown and local EMS remove people from a Coast Guard rescue boat. Coast Guard photoThe names of the boaters are unknown at this time. A station crewmember performed CPR on...

Two rescued in water off Portsmouth, R.I.

BOSTON — A Good Samaritan vessel rescued two people from the water after the 29-foot boat they were on experienced an engine failure off Portsmouth R.I. near Prudence Island Saturday, Sept. 25 at about 1:45 p.m.

Coast Guard Station Block Island to close for winter season

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. — U.S. Coast Guard Station Block Island will officially conduct the annual seasonal closure for the summer boating season on Tuesday, September 7th 2010.

Coast Guard closes all ports in Southeastern New England

WOODS HOLE, Mass. – The Coast Guard has closed all ports in southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island due to Hurricane Earl.

Coast Guard searching for person in Narragansett Bay

BOSTON — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching Narragansett Bay, R.I., for a 25-year old man who fell into the water, around 2 p.m., Sun., Aug. 29, 2010.

Coast Guard crews suspend search for missing mariner near Fall River

FALL RIVER, Mass. – U.S. Coast Guard crews suspended the search for a missing mariner near the Charles S. Braga Bridge, Aug. 9 2010.