Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After a busy weekend off of Long Island, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to be prepared and to practice safe boating during the active summer season. In total, the Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to more than 20 cases of mariners in distress and 18 persons in the water wearing lifejackets after severe weather swept through western Connecticut and Long...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Nantucket

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a missing kayaker off Nantucket, Massachusetts Tuesday at approximately 11:00 a.m. Vitaly Filiutovich, the subject of the search, was last seen kayaking near shore Sunday afternoon. Filiutovich was reported missing to the Coast Guard around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod holds memorial for crew of Aircraft 1432

Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod holds memorial for crew of Aircraft 1432
U.S. Coast Guard Cmdr. Steven F. Jensen leads the formation of the Air Station Cape Cod crew who are formed up in honor of the 40th anniversary of the crew lost on CG-1432,  Feb. 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod held a 40th anniversary memorial service Wednesday for the crew of CG-1432 who gave the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Block Island, RI

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Block Island, RI
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing fishermen near Block Island, Rhode Island Wednesday at approximately 5:13 p.m. The two fishermen have been missing since their boat Mistress capsized and sank Tuesday morning. The fishing boat Captain Bligh initially responded to the scene and rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan search for 2 missing fishermen near Block Island, RI

Coast Guard, good Samaritan search for 2 missing fishermen near Block Island, RI
Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan are searching for two missing fishermen after the fishing boat Mistress capsized Tuesday morning off Block Island, Rhode Island. At approximately 1:30 a.m. the captain of the Mistress issued a mayday call stating the boat was taking on water near the Block Island Wind Farm. The fishing boat Captain Bligh was...

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen 60 miles off Maine coast

Coast Guard rescues 4 fishermen 60 miles off Maine coast
The Air Station Cape Cod rescue aircrews and the rescued four fishermen from the fishing boat Aaron & Melissa II pose for a group photograph at Brunswick Executive Airport in Brunswick, Maine, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Kate Dacimo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen Wednesday after abandoning their boat off the coast of Rockland, Maine. The captain...

Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 42 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 42 miles off Nantucket
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a sick 54-year-old man from the 87-foot fishing boat Generation Sunday night 42 miles off Nantucket. The captain of the Generation contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 5:20 p.m. and requested assistance for his sick crew member. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends 11-day search for missing 82-year-old man along East Coast

Coast Guard suspends 11-day search for missing 82-year-old man along East Coast
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for an 82-year-old man who went missing while transiting from Maryland to Florida. On Oct. 24, a family member notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads that she had lost contact with Hugh Blankenship during his voyage. He was last seen on Oct. 23 departing Rudee...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 12:15 p.m., for a man who fell overboard from a container ship near Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Coast Guard crews searched for over 24 hours and covered more than 460 square miles Saturday and into Sunday for the missing 35-year-old man...