Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned boat on Martha’s Vineyard, seeks public’s assistance

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned boat on Martha's Vineyard, seeks public's assistance
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public to identify the owner of an unmanned sailboat found ashore on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call at about 10 p.m. from the Dukes County Police Department that the unmarked 13-foot Hobie Cat “wave” model was washed ashore with the sail...

Coast Guard rescue crews assist fishing vessel in distress 95 miles east of Chatam

Coast Guard rescue crews assist fishing vessel in distress 95 miles east of Chatam
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a fishing vessel in distress by air-dropping de-watering pumps after the 53-foot Canadian flagged vessel Island Cruiser collided with the 120-foot converted ferry vessel Esperanza June 26, 2014. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received notification that the Island Cruiser was being towed by the Esperanza and the tow broke causing...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Mayran Lisovich, 23, at 7:40 p.m. Sunday after being reported missing Saturday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston command center received notification from Lisovich’s girlfriend at approximately 7:40 p.m. that he had not returned back to the beach from a kayak trip. He was last been seen on a blue kayak at Fisherman’s...

Coast Guard rescue crews assist stranded vessel

Coast Guard rescue crews assist stranded vessel
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews towed a stranded fishing vessel approximately 50 miles east of Cape Ann to Gloucester, Mass., Saturday at 11 a.m. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Boston received a distress call from the pleasure craft Lionheart at 6 a.m., Friday. Crewmembers on Lionheart stated that the pleasure craft was adrift with two persons aboard approximately 50 miles east of Cape...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 17-year-old

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 17-year-old
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search for Theodore Oliviera, 17, at 7:29 p.m. Wednesday after being reported missing Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Mass., received a call at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, from a woman reporting that her son, Oliviera, had last been seen on a dingy in Newport Harbor at approximately 11 p.m. Monday. He...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Monhegan Island

BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search, at 8 p.m., Saturday, for the 32-year-old man who was swept out to sea near Monhegan Island, Maine. Multiple Coast Guard crews searched for the Dublin, Ireland, man for 34 hours, spanning nearly 200 square miles. MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, 47-foot Motor Life Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor...

Coast Guard, local and state agencies continue search for missing person near Monhegan Island

BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard, state and local agencies, and several good Samaritans continue to search for the 32-year-old man who was swept out to sea by a wave near Monhegan Island, Maine, Friday. After the man was swept off the island, four of his friends entered the water and swam about 300 yards to Gull Rock in an attempt to rescue him before losing sight of him. Three of the men were able...

Coast Guard searching for man lost at sea, rescues one from rocks

BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard crews, along with state and local agencies, responded to a report of four people stuck on Gull Rock, Maine, and a 32-year old man lost at sea after he was swept into the water by a wave on the same rock near Monhegan Island, Maine, Friday. The Lincoln County Sheriff Department contacted Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor around 1:11 p.m., reporting the man was knocked...

Coast Guard search for missing diver south of Nantucket called off

BOSTON — Coast Guard search crews ended search efforts for a missing diver 48 miles south of Nantucket, Mass., July 24, 2011, after fellow divers located his body near the dive site. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a report of the missing 27-year-old male from the dive charter vessel John Jack at 8:30 a.m. The vessel was conducting recreational diving over the wreck of the Andrea...