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...

Coast Guard searching for 4 fishermen northeast of Provincetown

Coast Guard searching for 4 fishermen northeast of Provincetown
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for four fishermen approximately 20 miles northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, Monday. Watchstanders at First District Coast Guard Command Center, in Boston, received notification at 1 a.m., Monday, from the 82-foot fishing vessel Emmy Rose’s emergency position indicating radio beacon. The...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles east of Boston

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles east of Boston
File photo of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter at Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 160 miles east of Boston, Thursday. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the 72-foot commercial fishing vessel Jennifer Anne, reporting a 35-year-old crewmember had fallen...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 60 miles southeast of Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 60 miles southeast of Martha's Vineyard
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 60 miles southeast of Martha’s Vineyard, Friday. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Persistence, reporting a 50-year-old crewmember displaying stroke-like symptoms and...

Body of overdue boater from Groton, Conn., recovered

Body of overdue boater from Groton, Conn., recovered
NEW YORK — The body of Matthew Lyon, 49, was recovered Saturday north of Great Gull Island, N.Y., after he was reported overdue from a boating trip in a 14-foot boat that started at the Groton Elks Lodge and Marina in Groton, Conn., at 2:30 p.m, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders were contacted at 5:30 p.m. Friday by the Groton Police Department, who stated that Lyon’s...

Coast Guard searches for overdue boater in Groton, Conn.

Coast Guard searches for overdue boater in Groton, Conn.
Coast Guard Station New London 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is currently searching for an overdue boater in the vicinity of Groton Long Point, Conn. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report at 5:30 p.m. on Friday that Matthew Lyon, 49, had departed from the Groton Elks Lodge and Marina in Groton, Conn., at 2:30 p.m. Friday in a 14-foot dinghy...

Coast Guard locates body of missing jet skier in Great South Bay, New York

Coast Guard locates body of missing jet skier in Great South Bay, New York
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Coast Guard located the body of a 52-year-old male, Monday morning, who was reported missing after being last seen underway on a jet ski in Amityville, New York, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders were contacted by Joe Kelly’s wife Monday morning after he did not...