Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Marshfield, Mass.

BOSTON – Coast Guard crews suspended their search at 8:30 p.m., Sunday, for a missing boater who was ejected from a moving vessel near Marshfield, Mass., Saturday night. Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Boston were contacted by the Marshfield harbormaster at 8:32 p.m., Saturday, with the report. The operator of the vessel was also ejected but was quickly rescued by a nearby...

Coast Guard responds to disabled sailing vessel

USCG file photoBOSTON — The Coast Guard is on scene with a disabled sailing vessel with two people on board about 100 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., Dec. 7, 2010. The Raw Faith is an 88-foot sailing vessel that departed Salem, Mass., en route Bermuda. The First Coast Guard District Command Center received notification Dec. 6, 2010 via an emergency position-locating beacon signal from the...

Coast Guard seeks owner of life jacket found in search area

USCG file photoBOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of a life jacket discovered floating inside of a search area off the coast of Block Island, R.I., Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010. Coast Guard personnel believe the life jacket, found by a fisherman in the area, may be linked to the sighting of multiple flares in the area. The Coast Guard launched a search for a possible person in distress...