Diving down to history to protect the present

Diving down to history to protect the present
ATLANTIC OCEAN – A team assists one of the divers as he prepares to enter the water and begin work 180 feet below the surface on the tanker Coimbra wreck.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy) by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy After days of stormy seas and gray skies, the mid-May sun warms the deck where Resolve Marine Group’s team works aboard...

New Haven Coast Guard to host open house event

New Haven Coast Guard to host open house event
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound will be hosting their free annual ‘Open House’ event Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Coast Guard base located at 120 Woodward Ave. There will be hot dogs, hamburgers, and baked goods available for sale. The public is invited to explore a number of Coast Guard search and rescue boats and aids to navigation support vessels....

Coast Guard crews rescues 2 from sinking vessel near Fishers Island

Coast Guard crews rescues 2 from sinking vessel near Fishers Island
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium approach a 55-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Fishers Island, New York, Sunday March 10, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Station New London) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London rescued two people after they abandoned their sinking fishing vessel near Fishers Island, New York, Sunday morning. At...

Coast Guard, partner agencies oversee removal of sailboat from Connecticut River

Coast Guard, partner agencies oversee removal of sailboat from Connecticut River
Pollution responders from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound oversee salvage operation of a sunken 53-foot sailboat in the Connecticut River in Old Lyme, Conn., Feb. 20, 2019.  (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard) NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Pollution responders from Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection oversaw the removal of a 53-foot...

Coast Guard ends search after plane crash victims bodies are located

Coast Guard ends search after plane crash victims bodies are located
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard ended its search for two missing airplane passengers after two bodies were discovered Sunday afternoon. Divers located the bodies after finding the wreckage of the aircraft in about 20-feet of water south of Quogue, New York. By locating the other individuals, all three passengers have been accounted for. The first body was...

Coast Guard continues to search, assist partner agencies following plane crash

Coast Guard continues to search, assist partner agencies following plane crash
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies continue to search for two individuals who were on a plane that crashed off the Hamptons, Saturday morning. At approximately 11:10 Saturday morning, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by Southampton Police that a surfer had seen a plane crash into the water about one mile south of Quogue. Prior to the crash, three...

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to reported plane crash

Coast Guard, partner agencies responding to reported plane crash
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat File Photo New York – The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are responding to a reported plane crash south of Quoge, New York, Saturday. At approximately 11:10 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by Southampton Police that a twin-engine Piper PA-34 had crashed into the water about one mile south of Quoge. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near Fire Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel near Fire Island
Seaman Tristan Beatty comforts a dog after the boat he was in capsized near Cedar Beach, New York, Oct. 6, 2018. The dog, along with a 47-year-old man and a boy were rescued by a boatcrew from Station Fire Island. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island/Released) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued two people and a dog after their boat capsized off...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 women near Moriches Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs 2 women near Moriches Inlet
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station East Moriches response boatcrew medevaced two women from a sailboat a few miles south of Moriches Inlet, Friday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification around 9:30 a.m., that a 36-year-old passenger aboard the sailing vessel Flirtation, was experiencing symptoms...