Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to disabled tanker after fire at sea
The disabled Hong Kong-flagged tanker Feng Huang AO sits at anchor off the coast of New York City, Oct. 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak) NEW YORK — The U.S. Coast Guard and Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) Special Operations Command firefighters and Rescue Paramedics conducted a joint safety examination of a disabled 479-foot asphalt tanker Monday...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Truro, Mass.

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer off Truro, Mass.
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a 26-year old man Saturday off the coast of Truro. The missing man was last seen swimming near the shore at Ballston Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England were notified of a person in the water at 2:30 p.m. A response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Provincetown and a rescue air crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay

Coast Guard, local partners respond to disabled cruise ship in Buzzards Bay
The cruise ship Star Pride in Buzzards Bay, Mass Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, from Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews and the Buzzards Bay Task Force launched Friday after the cruise ship, Star Pride, became disabled about two miles off the coast of Cuttyhunk. The captain of the Star Pride called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard receives recognition from Rhode Island Lt. Gov. in honor of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day

Coast Guard receives recognition from Rhode Island Lt. Gov. in honor of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day
Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee stands with members of the U.S. Coast Guard at the State Capitol building in Providence. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachary Hupp) PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Lt. Gov. Dan McKee presented plaques to the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England Deputy Commander Tuesday, at the State Capitol building in recognition of Coast Guard Auxiliary Day. Earlier...

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England holds change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Capt. Christian Glander assumes command of Sector Southeastern New England from Capt. Richard Schultz during a formal ceremony, Thursday, July 19, 2018 at Station Cape Cod Canal in Sandwich, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Auxiliarist Margie Joseph) BOSTON – Capt. Christian Glander assumed command of Coast Guard  Sector Southeastern New England from Capt. Richard Schultz,...

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man Monday after he set sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford and didn’t check-in as expected. Peter Horan’s caretaker called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 11:45 a.m. reporting that Horan was missing in his 34-foot cabin cruiser,...

Coast Guard Academy cadets help save Right Whales

Coast Guard Academy cadets help save Right Whales
U.S. Coast Guard Academy First Class Cadets Ainsley Fruhwirth and Zoe Bolling show off their capstone project that works to give mariners a current location of right whales in their area using technology, Feb. 13, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin. New London, CT – Right whales are dying. Only around 430 right whales remain. Scientists predict that right whales...

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions

Northeast Coast Guard units prepare for nor’easter, warn of dangerous marine conditions
Petty Officers Hayden Hunt and Derek Berkley, from Coast Guard Sector Boston, conduct a pre-storm assessment Monday, March 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. BOSTON — The Coast Guard is conducting pre-storm assessments Monday and advising mariners and the public along the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, the Cape and Islands to exercise caution Monday night through Tuesday as a winter storm...

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha's Vineyard
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing...