Coast Guard, Good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel off Niantic Bay, Conn.

Coast Guard, Good Samaritan respond to capsized vessel off Niantic Bay, Conn.
Coast Guard Station New London 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued four people from a capsized vessel near Niantic Bay, Connecticut, Saturday. At approximately 10:53 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received a call via VHF-FM radio channel 16 that a 21-foot pleasure craft was taking on water with...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from Fishers Island Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from Fishers Island Sound
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three mariners drifting in Fishers Island Sound after their vessel got caught in a lobster trap and capsized Friday morning. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station New London) NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three mariners drifting in Fishers Island Sound after their vessel got caught in a lobster trap and capsized Friday morning. At 7:50 a.m., Coast...

Coast Guard urges mariners to be vigilant during New London Sailfest water activities

Coast Guard urges mariners to be vigilant during New London Sailfest water activities
Coast Guard file photo of a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station New London by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard expects increased marine traffic on the Thames River in vicinity of New London Saturday due to Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks and New London Sailfest. The local Coast Guard and maritime law enforcement units will enforce...

Coast Guard postpones underwater assessment of tanker Coimbra

Coast Guard postpones underwater assessment of tanker Coimbra
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The U.S. Coast Guard postponed an underwater assessment of the motor tanker Coimbra till the spring of 2019. The early start of the 2018 hurricane season and activity of Hurricane Chris impacted logistics and raised safety concerns for the operation. “The safety of our personnel is one of our highest concerns in any mission we conduct,” said Capt. Kevin Reed, commander, U.S....

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Fire Island Inlet, New York

Coast Guard medevacs man south of Fire Island Inlet, New York
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 17-year-old boy suffering Saturday afternoon south of Fire Island Inlet, New York. At approximately 12:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report stating a young man aboard a Laura Lee Express was experiencing...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a 30-year-old man missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. Missing is Neil Gibbons, a native of Ireland. Gibbons was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m., Monday. The friends made it safely to shore and called 911. Nassau County dispatchers...

Coast Guard searching for man off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for man off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for a 31-year-old man off the waters of Long Beach, New York, early Monday morning. The missing man is approximately 170-pounds and was last seen wearing a beige swimsuit. He was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m. The friends...

Coast Guard suspends search for child off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for child off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Tybee file photo by PA2 CC Clayton NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a 10-year-old boy missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. The child was last seen last seen swimming with his 11-year-old brother near Ocean Beach Park around 6:15 p.m., Tuesday. Nassau County emergency responders notified the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center...

Coast Guard searching for child off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard searching for child off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for an eight-year-old boy off the waters of Long Beach, New York, Tuesday evening. The missing boy was was last seen last seen swimming with his brother near Ocean Beach Park around 6:00 p.m. Nassau County emergency responders notified Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center that the boy was missing....