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...

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...