Coast Guard and Center for Coastal Studies rescue turtle near Nomans Land, Mass

Coast Guard and Center for Coastal Studies rescue turtle near Nomans Land, Mass
Coast Guard rescue crews from Station Menemsha on Martha’s Vineyard along with a member from The Center for Coastal Studies rescued a leatherback turtle near Nomans Land, Mass., Aug. 14, 2015. The turtle was entangled in fishing line and after being freed, swam away. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — A rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Menemsha on Martha’s Vineyard and a member from...

Coast Guard responds to adrift fishing boat near Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to adrift fishing boat near Nantucket
The Coast Guard rescued a stranded fishing vessel 32 miles east of Nantucket, Mass., Wednesday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Jake Ayers)BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued a stranded fishing vessel 32 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts received a distress call via channel 16 VHF from the...

Coast Guard Station Castle Hill medically evacuates 62-year-old man on Prudence Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard Station Castle Hill medically evacuates 62-year-old man on Prudence Island, Rhode Island
BOSTON — Emergency response crews from Coast Guard Station Castle Hill in Newport, Rhode Island medically evacuated a 62-year-old man from Prudence Island, Rhode Island Thursday. At 8:28 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England Command Center received a request from the Portsmouth Fire Department for Coast Guard assistance in transporting a man who was possibly suffering...

Coast Guard responds to early season Nor’easter in New England

Coast Guard responds to early season Nor'easter in New England
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews worked overnight and continue to respond this morning to multiple mariners in distress. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England Command Center received notification that the 55-foot Sailing Vessel Swept Away was unable to lower it’s sails and lost all propulsion in Rhode Island Sound, Wednesday. The Swept Away had five people onboard...

Coast Guard Station Chatham rescues owner and fishing boat in Chatham, Massachusetts

Coast Guard Station Chatham rescues owner and fishing boat in Chatham, Massachusetts
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a fisherman after being caught in the surf on the Chatham Bar in Chatham, Massachusetts, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England received a notification from a good Samaritan the 40-foot fishing vessel Never Enough was stuck in waves and needed assistance. Coast Guard Station Chatham rescue crews with two 42-foot fast response boats arrived...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boy in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boy in New Bedford, Massachusetts
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews have suspended the search for a boy who was reportedly seen jumping into the water in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Saturday pending further developments. After multiple crews searched an extensive area by sea and air with no sightings or correlating reports, the Coast Guard actively suspended the search at about 10 p.m. Saturday. Initially, watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard Station Point Judith crew medically evacuates ill fisherman

USCG file photoWAKEFIELD, R.I. — A U.S. Coast Guard rescue crew medically evacuated an ill crewman from a New Bedford, Mass., fishing vessel near Rhode Island Sound, March 31, 2011. Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England watchstanders received a report from the captain of fishing vessel Independence that a 45-year old male on board was suffering from stomach pains at approximately 3:05 p.m. A...