Coast Guard searching off South Jersey for missing boater

Coast Guard searching off South Jersey for missing boater
A C-130 Hercules takes off from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David R. Marin. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching off South Jersey for a 75-year-old missing boater Saturday. The man was reportedly fishing approximately 17 miles east of Barnegat Light, New Jersey. The man’s wife contacted Coast Guard Station Barnegat Light at...

Coast Guard responds to adrift fishing boat near Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to adrift fishing boat near Nantucket
The Coast Guard rescued a stranded fishing vessel 32 miles east of Nantucket, Mass., Wednesday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Jake Ayers)BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued a stranded fishing vessel 32 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts received a distress call via channel 16 VHF from the...

Coast Guard assists stranded charter vessel

Coast Guard assists stranded charter vessel
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are assisting a disabled passenger vessel approximately 13 miles east of Nahant, Massachusetts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received notification at approximately 4:30 p.m. on Monday, that the 83-foot passenger vessel Cetacea had a line entangled in its propeller and was disabled with 163 people aboard. The Coast Guard Cutter Tybee, Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba,...

Coast Guard crews medevac man from fishing vessel near Point Judith, Rhode Island

 Coast Guard crews medevac man from fishing vessel near Point Judith, Rhode Island
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews medically evacuated a 28-year-old male from the fishing vessel Finest Kind II, 18 nautical miles south of Point Judith, Rhode Island, Friday. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tybee, homeported in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, received notification via VHF radio at approximately 8:30 a.m., Friday, from the Finest Kind II of a crewmember who was experiencing heart...

Coast Guard responds to three person-in-the-water cases in Southeastern New England

Coast Guard responds to three person-in-the-water cases in Southeastern New England
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews responded to three person-in-the-water cases within approximately one hour in Southeastern New England Friday evening. At 5:32 p.m. crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Tybee witnessed a woman overturn her 10-foot sailboat in Little Harbor in Woods Hole, Mass. A Coast Guard Station Woods Hole 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched and safely rescued the woman. She...

Woods Hole Coast Guard members to receive Partnership in Education award

Woods Hole Coast Guard members to receive Partnership in Education award
BOSTON — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Tybee and Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Woods Hole, Mass., are scheduled to receive the Coast Guard Partnership in Education award during a ceremony Monday at 1 p.m. The crews will be recognized for their participation with expanding and improving the existing PIE program at Morse Pond Elementary School. Over the past year, 37 crewmembers volunteered...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel’s voyage dues to lack of safety equipment

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel's voyage dues to lack of safety equipment
BOSTON — Coast Guard boarding team members terminated the voyage of the fishing vessel Bank Tank in Cape Cod Bay Aug. 5. A Coast Guard Cutter Tybee law-enforcement team conducted a routine boarding on the Bank Tank and discovered the vessel did not have enough immersion suits aboard. There were five crewmembers aboard with only four immersion suits. Each crewmember is required by law to have an...

Coast Guard terminates two fishing vessel voyages for safety violations

BOSTON — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two fishing vessels for multiple safety violations in separate incidents Tuesday. A boarding team from the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark, homeported in Newport, R.I., boarded the 40-foot fishing vessel Sea Raven four miles east of Cape Pogue in Nantucket, Mass., and noted that there was not enough required safety gear to operate the vessel...

Coast Guard terminates fishing vessel voyage for safety violation

NEW YORK – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a fishing vessel due to safety concerns 13 miles east of Long Branch, N.J., today. A boarding team from the Coast Guard Cutter Tybee noted that there was inadequate safety gear aboard the 78-foot fishing vessel Jaime Mae and terminated their voyage. A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J., escorted the vessel to its home port of...