Coast Guard responds to early season Nor’easter in New England

Coast Guard responds to early season Nor'easter in New England
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews worked overnight and continue to respond this morning to multiple mariners in distress. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England Command Center received notification that the 55-foot Sailing Vessel Swept Away was unable to lower it’s sails and lost all propulsion in Rhode Island Sound, Wednesday. The Swept Away had five people onboard...

Coast Guard units assist Shinnecock fishing vessel

Coast Guard units assist Shinnecock fishing vessel
NEW YORK – Northeast Coast Guard units respond to a fishing vessel in distress, 69 miles south of Shinnecock, N.Y.,Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Shinnecock in Hampton Bays, N.Y., received a report around 11:30 p.m, Thursday, from the crew of the fishing vessel Rhonda Denise who was assisting the fishing vessel Tradition that was disabled and adrift due to a fire in the engine room. The...

Coast Guard rescue crews, Chatham Harbor Master, searching for missing fisherman near Great Round Shoal, Mass.

Coast Guard rescue crews, Chatham Harbor Master, searching for missing fisherman near Great Round Shoal, Mass.
BOSTON — A fisherman who fell overboard near Great Round Shoal, Mass., is being searched for by Coast Guard rescue crews and the Chatham Harbor Master, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received notification via VHF radio that a 51-year-old man, a crewmember aboard the 27-foot fishing boat, had not been seen for 20 minutes. Coast Guard Station Chatham launched...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday for two fishermen after they were reported overdue Monday. Missing are the 25-year-old captain and 50-year-old crewman aboard the 45-foot fishing vessel Foxy Lady II, homeported in Gloucester, Mass. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston were notified at 8:05 a.m. Monday by the captain’s girlfriend reporting...

Search continues for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown, Mass.

Search continues for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown, Mass.
BOSTON –The search for two missing fishermen north of Provincetown, Mass., continued throughout the night Monday and is continuing Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutters Spencer, Flyingfish and Sanibel continued searching Monday night, and all search efforts have covered more that 360 square miles and have continued for more than 24 hours. The Spencer and Sanibel will remain on scene today and the Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for overboard tug master

BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search pending further developments for a 48-year-old man who was reported to have fallen overboard from a Boston-bound tugboat approximately nine miles south of Newport, R.I., Thursday at 1:36 p.m. Coast Guard crews covered more than 775 square miles searching for the master of the New York-based 91-foot tug Steven-Scott. The crew of the Steven-Scott contacted...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing swimmer

BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing swimmer near Narraganset Town Beach, R.I., after receiving a report Sunday. At approximately 9 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England were contacted by the Narraganset Police Department reporting that a family on the beach had spoken with a man who stated he was going swimming. The family observed...

New England Coast Guard District enlisted person of the year meets with Commander-in-Chief in Boston

Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Thurston. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Matthew Belson Story and photo by Petty Officer Matthew Belson   There is the boss, and then there is the Boss. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Peter Thurston had a chance to meet his Commander-in-Chief, Tuesday, March 8 when President Barack Obama visited Massachusetts and spoke at the Tech Boston School. var...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water off Gloucester

USCG file photoBOSTON- The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water 46 miles east of Gloucester, Mass., Oct. 30, 2010. Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report from the fishing vessel Miss Lyndsey II that one of their crewmen was missing, after he was witnessed falling overboard. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched a HH-60 rescue helicopter at 8:36 a.m. The helicopter is on scene...