Coast Guard medevacs man 80 miles off Montauk, NY

Coast Guard medevacs man 80 miles off Montauk, NY
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — A Coast Guard crew medevaced a man from the recreational vessel Dove approximately 80 miles south of Montauk Tuesday evening. Watchstanders from the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification that a crewmember was very ill and experiencing diabetic-related health complications. The...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 40 miles off Montauk, NY

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 40 miles off Montauk, NY
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard crew medevaced a man from the commercial fishing vessel Shelby Ann approximately 40 miles southwest of Montauk, New York, Sunday evening. Watchstanders from the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification on VHF radio channel 16 that a crewmember was struck by a stingray...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Huntington, New York

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in Huntington, New York
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is searching for a 52-year-old male in the vicinity of Northport Bay, Huntington. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report at 9:29 a.m., Saturday, that a man had fallen overboard from his boat while out with his son that morning. He is described as wearing dark clothes and was not wearing a life jacket. Currently searching are crews from: Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen 72 miles southeast of Montauk, New York

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen 72 miles southeast of Montauk, New York
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen 72 nautical miles southeast of Montauk, New York, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a VHF radio call at approximately 9:30 p.m., Sunday, from the 44-foot commercial fishing vessel Nite Nurse crew, reporting that the vessel was taking on...

Body of overdue kayaker recovered near Hampton Bays, N.Y.

Body of overdue kayaker recovered near Hampton Bays, N.Y.
NEW YORK — The body of Raistlin Ruther, 18, was recovered near Shinnecock Canal, N.Y., Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound personnel received a report from the Riverhead Police Department at 4:50 p.m. on Saturday that Ruther departed Jamesport, N.Y., at 8 a.m. Saturday in a blue kayak and did not return. Coast Guard Station Shinnecock boatcrews and a Coast Guard Air Station Cape...

Body of overdue boater from Groton, Conn., recovered

Body of overdue boater from Groton, Conn., recovered
NEW YORK — The body of Matthew Lyon, 49, was recovered Saturday north of Great Gull Island, N.Y., after he was reported overdue from a boating trip in a 14-foot boat that started at the Groton Elks Lodge and Marina in Groton, Conn., at 2:30 p.m, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders were contacted at 5:30 p.m. Friday by the Groton Police Department, who stated that Lyon’s...

Coast Guard searches for overdue boater in Groton, Conn.

Coast Guard searches for overdue boater in Groton, Conn.
Coast Guard Station New London 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is currently searching for an overdue boater in the vicinity of Groton Long Point, Conn. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a report at 5:30 p.m. on Friday that Matthew Lyon, 49, had departed from the Groton Elks Lodge and Marina in Groton, Conn., at 2:30 p.m. Friday in a 14-foot dinghy...

Coast Guard locates body of missing jet skier in Great South Bay, New York

Coast Guard locates body of missing jet skier in Great South Bay, New York
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Coast Guard located the body of a 52-year-old male, Monday morning, who was reported missing after being last seen underway on a jet ski in Amityville, New York, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders were contacted by Joe Kelly’s wife Monday morning after he did not...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off of Fire Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off of Fire Island
The Coast Guard rescued three people from their disabled boat off of Fire Island, New York, October 15, 2020. The Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted the men and transported them to Coast Guard Station Fire Island. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a disabled recreational boat caught in rough...