Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...

Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Tybee Island Georgia

Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Tybee Island Georgia
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of Tybee Island, at approximately 9 p.m., Tuesday. Coast Guard crews, along with local agencies, searched for a missing 38-year-old man in the vicinity of Tybee Island since Monday. The individual has not been located. A Coast Guard investigation has led to information indicating this case may be a possible...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing kayaker near Tybee Island, Georgia

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing kayaker near Tybee Island, Georgia
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — Crews from the Coast Guard and local agencies continue to search for a missing kayaker, Tuesday, in the vicinity of Tybee Island, Georgia. Missing is a 38-year-old man, last seen wearing green cargo shorts, a blue T-shirt, and a blue lifejacket. Coast Guard crews have covered approximately 1,890 square miles, and are searching an area covering Tybee Island and up to approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Folly Island, South Carolina

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Folly Island, South Carolina
FOLLY ISLAND, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker off the coast of Folly Island, at approximately 4 p.m., Monday, pending any new developments. The Coast Guard has been searching since Saturday evening when Dean Britt, 22 years old, and Logan Brown, 21 years old, were reported missing. Logan Brown was located alive on Sunday afternoon approximately two miles...

Coast Guard Cutter Albacore to make new home in New London

Coast Guard Cutter Albacore to make new home in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn. –  Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Albacore are claiming New London as their new homeport, Friday. The Cutter Albacore has replaced the Coast Guard Cutter Chinook, as a part of the Coast Guard’s Bow-to-Stern dry dock program. The 87-foot “Bow-to-Stern” initiative is a $49 million, 4-year recurring maintenance cycle for the Coast Guard Atlantic Area 87-foot coastal...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 64-year-old diver who went missing Tuesday while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. “The primary goal of every man and woman who serves in the Coast Guard is to rescue those in need and save lives,” said Marcus Gherardi, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England....

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 64-year-old diver Wednesday who went missing while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. Crew aboard the commercial diving boat John Jack notified Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders Tuesday at about 1 p.m. reporting the man did not resurface from his dive. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape...

Coast Guard 1st District preparing for impending coastal storm

Coast Guard 1st District preparing for impending coastal storm
BOSTON — The 1st Coast Guard District is preparing for a coastal storm expected to impact the area starting Saturday afternoon. Storm-force wind gusts of up to 50 mph are possible with seas reaching up to 20 feet. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched aircraft to fly storm tracks at 8:00 a.m. warning mariners in the area. The Coast Guard Cutters Sanibel, Chinook, and Campbell are in a recall...

Coast Guard rescues four Rhode Island lobstermen from sinking boat

Coast Guard rescues four Rhode Island lobstermen from sinking boat
BOSTON – The Coast Guard plucked four lobstermen from the sea when their lobster boat sank Thursday, about 40 miles south of Block Island, Rhode Island. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a distress call at about 4:15 a.m. from the four-man crew aboard the lobster boat Sakonnet Lobster that the 60-foot boat was taking on water. The Coast Guard First District Command Center...