Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel east of Cape Cod
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five mariners from a vessel fire 85 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Friday. At approximately 5 p.m. Coast Guard First District watchstanders received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon notification from the 100-foot trawler Nobska. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews were launched...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 132 miles east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard conducts medevac 132 miles east of Cape Cod
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 132 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Tuesday. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Mary Anne, home-ported in New Bedford, Massachusetts, reporting a 56-year-old crewmember...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 113 miles southeast of Cape Cod

Coast Guard conducts medevac 113 miles southeast of Cape Cod
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File PhotoBOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 113 miles southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Wednesday. At approximately 3:34 p.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received notification from a crewmember of the commercial fishing vessel Motivation, home-ported in Cape May, New Jersey, reporting a 50-year-old crewmember...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 60 miles south of Nantucket

Coast Guard conducts medevac 60 miles south of Nantucket
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File PhotoBOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 60 miles south of Nantucket, Sunday. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Furious, home-ported in Stonigton, Connecticut, reporting a 41-year-old crewmember who had received...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 35 miles east of Nantucket

Coast Guard conducts medevac 35 miles east of Nantucket
Coast Guard crews successfully conduct a medevac of a 45-year-old fisherman from the 80-foot fishing vessel, Mariner, approximately 35 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, March 14, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo Courtesy of Air Station Cape Cod) BOSTON— Coast Guard crews successfully medevaced of a 45-year-old fisherman from the 80-foot fishing vessel, Mariner, approximately 35 miles east of Nantucket,...

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew BarresiBOSTON- The U.S., and Canadian Coast Guards, and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued 31 fishermen from a disabled, Canadian fishing vessel over 130 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday night. At 7:05p.m., Tuesday, the Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard warns against false distress calls after suspected hoax

Coast Guard warns against false distress calls after suspected hoax
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for a vessel and crew reportedly taking on water in the vicinity of Sprucehead, Maine, after multiple searches yielded no findings or correlating information. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Northern New England watchstanders received a mayday transmission...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from barge off Point Judith

Coast Guard rescues 3 from barge off Point Judith
The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a disabled, 108-foot barge off Point Judith, Rhode Island, November 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) BOSTON— The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a disabled, 108-foot barge off Point Judith, Rhode Island, Wednesday. At 8:17 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, received a call...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen off Massachusetts

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen off Massachusetts
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for four missing fishermen off the coast of Massachusetts on Tuesday. “The decision to suspend a search is never an easy one. Our crews conducted searches continuously for over 38 hours covering an area of approximately 2066 square miles,” said Capt. Wesley Hester, Search...