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...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Great South Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Great South Bay
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 6:50 p.m. for a man who reportedly entered the water after falling off his boat near Heckscher State Park, New York. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received an initial report Monday at approximately 11 p.m. from Suffolk County Fire Rescue Emergency Services (FRES), of a man in his mid-forties...

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 off Maine coast

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 off Maine coast
Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke’s small boat crew returns to the cutter after rescuing two boaters off the coast of Maine, Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, near Cashes Ledge. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Michael Neo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday approximately 30 miles off the coast of Maine after they were reported overdue. At approximately 10:30 p.m., Saturday, a boater’s...

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...