Coast Guard medevacs fisherman south of Bellport Bay, New York

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman south of Bellport Bay, New York
NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew medevacs a person in distress on April 9, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 48-year-old man who was knocked unconscious due to a fall on Sunday morning three miles south of Bellport Bay, New York. At approximately 8:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received...

Coast Guard assists injured crab fisherman near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard photo by Station Bodega BayBODEGA BAY, Calif. — At approximately 10 a.m. today while underway conducting training, a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, from Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay, responded to a call for assistance from the fishing vessel Carmillo located approximately a half mile outside of the Bodega Bay entrance buoy. A crewmember from the fishing vessel had gotten his hand...

Coast Guard Station Fire Island receives new life-saving asset

FIRE ISLAND, NY – The crew of Coast Guard Station Fire Island, N.Y., recently received a new 47-foot Motor Life Boat (MLB) to aid them in their law enforcement and search and rescue missions. Station Fire Island consists of one Chief Warrant Officer, and 33 enlisted personnel, most of which are boatswain’s mates, machinery technicians, and damage controllmen. The station has five small...