Coast Guard cutter corrals wayward buoy in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard cutter corrals wayward buoy in Long Island Sound
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oak (WLB-211) sits at anchor. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Emily E. Torsney. NEWPORT, Rhode Island – Built to guide mariners through safe waters, the Valiant Rock Lighted  Whistle Buoy 11 was dangerously adrift in the Long Island Sound. When ferry operators traveling between Orient Point and Fishers Island, New York, first reported the buoy off station on Jan. 17, the...

Air Station Cape Cod to celebrate more than 100 years of aviation

Air Station Cape Cod to celebrate more than 100 years of aviation
The centennial HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter fly across Sagamore Bridge, Cape Cod. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod will celebrate its 50th anniversary at Joint Base Cape Cod and more than a 100 years of Coast Guard aviation in Massachusetts, Sept. 19, 2020. Air Station Cape Cod is scheduled to...

ANT Moriches, Air Station Cape Cod keep New York mariners on course

ANT Moriches, Air Station Cape Cod keep New York mariners on course
Petty Officer 2nd Class Thebeze Gonsalves and Petty Officer 3rd Class Howard North connect a sling to an Air Station Cape Cod MH60T Jayhawk helicopter that carries the downed light structure away Jan. 16.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Charles Motherway. EAST HAMPTON, New York — Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team  Moriches, New York, and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, teamed...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 fishermen off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 fishermen off Martha's Vineyard
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for three missing fishermen in the waters off Massachusetts. Missing are: Gerald Bretal, Mark Cormier Jr. and Xavier Vega Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District One command center initially received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert Sunday at 3:18 p.m. from the fishing boat Leonardo, which capsized and sank 24...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday evening for a man who reportedly entered the water with two other people on Wednesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center received the initial report at approximately 4 a.m. that motor vessel Stena Progress had diverted from its course to respond to a MAYDAY broadcast...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia
Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing mariner who entered the water with two other people 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center received a report at 4:00 a.m. that motor vessel Stena Progress had diverted from its course...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing men, dog along US eastern seaboard

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing men, dog along US eastern seaboard
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue sail-boaters and their dog after they did not arrive at their destination in Norfolk, Virginia, on Friday, Oct. 25. Missing are: Ryan Hollis Joshua Kane Cairone French bulldog, Louis-the-buoy All were last seen aboard a white 43-foot Benneteau sailboat named Carol...

Coast Guard suspends search off Maine coast for missing man, 3 children

Coast Guard suspends search off Maine coast for missing man, 3 children
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON – The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 8:00 a.m. for a missing man and 3 children in the waters off Kennebunkport, Maine pending new information. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England command center received a radio distress call Saturday at 10:30 a.m. from a man reporting his boat...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Fall River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Fall River
BOSTON —The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 6:30 p.m. for a missing man in Taunton River, Massachusetts pending new information. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southereastern New England command center received an initial report Saturday at approximately 5:30 p.m. from a Rhode Island 911 call of two men in their mid-thirties being ejected from their boat due to it hopping the wake...