Coast Guard assists disabled ferry in New York Harbor

Coast Guard assists disabled ferry in New York Harbor
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); NEW YORK – Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish helps set up a tow with The Manhattan, a ferry with 100 people aboard that became disabled in New York Harbor on Nov. 22, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled ferry in the New York...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder near Jones Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddle boarder near Jones Beach
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a paddle boarder who was last seen off Atlantic Beach, New York, on Sunday. Missing is Gary Turkel, 41. Turkel was reported missing by the Nassau County Fire Department at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Sunday. A family member called local authorities and stated Turkel had gone out on a paddle board and had not returned. A lifeguard in the vicinity...

Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish assists disabled fishing vessel east of Manasquan Inlet

Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish assists disabled fishing vessel east of Manasquan Inlet
NEW YORK – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish responded to a disabled fishing vessel approximately 75 miles east of Manasquan, New Jersey, Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center in Staten Island, received notification of an 82-foot fishing vessel in distress and requesting Coast Guard assistance. Sector New York issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast...

Coast Guard, agencies searching for missing person near Perth Amboy

Coast Guard, agencies searching for missing person near Perth Amboy
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is searching for a woman who reportedly went missing, Saturday, off of Perth Amboy Victory Bridge, New Jersey. At approximately 2 a.m., Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received a missing persons report from Perth Amboy Dispatch 18 stating that a 22-year-old female entered the river and was swept away by the current. The female’s friend, who was nearby, witnessed...

Coast Guard medevacs transatlantic rower in distress

Coast Guard medevacs transatlantic rower in distress
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued a rower in need of medical attention more than 50 miles south of Shinnecock, N.Y., today. Watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center in Boston received a call Friday from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Falmouth, U.K., that a person aboard the 24-foot ocean rowing craft Alliance Trust sustained serious injuries. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to solo Transatlantic rower in distress

 Coast Guard responds to solo Transatlantic rower in distress
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a request for a medical evacuation from a solo rower disabled more than 50 miles south of Shinnecock, N.Y., today. Watchstanders at the First Coast Guard District command center in Boston received a call from the Maritime Rescue Coordination Center in Falmouth, U.K., that a person aboard the 24-foot ocean rowing craft Alliance Trust sustained serious...

Coast Guard rescues missing fisherman 43 miles south of Montauk

Coast Guard rescues missing fisherman 43 miles south of Montauk
MONTAUK, N.Y. – The Coast Guard rescued a missing fisherman approximately 43 miles south of Montauk, N.Y., today. John Aldridge, a crewmember of the commercial fishing vessel Anna Mary, was found after going overboard. A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod (ASCC), in Cape Cod, Mass., located and recovered the missing fisherman alive. Aldridge...

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman near Montauk

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman near Montauk
MONTAUK, N.Y. – Coast Guard Station Montauk crews continue searching for a commercial fisherman five miles south of Montauk Point, today. Missing is John Aldridge, a crewmember of the 44-foot lobster vessel Anna Mary. Aldridge is a 5-foot, 9-inch tall man, weighing 150 pounds and was last seen wearing a t-shirt, shorts and sandals during his watch relief at 9 p.m., Tuesday. Aldridge was not...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Montauk

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Montauk
MONTAUK, N.Y. – Coast Guard Station Montauk crews are searching for a commercial fisherman near Montauk, N.Y., today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, in New Haven, Conn., were contacted by a local fisherman, at approximately 6:30 a.m., reporting that a male fisherman had gone missing five miles south of Montauk Point. The man was last seen when he assumed watch on the...