Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi BOSTON — Coast Guard crews successfully medevaced a 47-year-old fisherman from the fishing vessel, Andrea A, and responded to a fishing vessel taking on water off the eastern shore of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Thursday. At 10:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 35 miles east of Nantucket

Coast Guard conducts medevac 35 miles east of Nantucket
Coast Guard crews successfully conduct a medevac of a 45-year-old fisherman from the 80-foot fishing vessel, Mariner, approximately 35 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, March 14, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo Courtesy of Air Station Cape Cod) BOSTON— Coast Guard crews successfully medevaced of a 45-year-old fisherman from the 80-foot fishing vessel, Mariner, approximately 35 miles east of Nantucket,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from barge off Point Judith

Coast Guard rescues 3 from barge off Point Judith
The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a disabled, 108-foot barge off Point Judith, Rhode Island, November 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) BOSTON— The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a disabled, 108-foot barge off Point Judith, Rhode Island, Wednesday. At 8:17 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, received a call...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Provincetown coast

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Provincetown coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. Boston — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man off Provincetown pending new information. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call at approximately 11 p.m. Friday, reporting an overdue kayaker, 50-year old Carol Madru. Madru was reportedly last seen with 51-year-old...

i911, helping the Coast Guard save lives

i911, helping the Coast Guard save lives
A demonstration of how the Coast Guard uses the i911 system in Boston, Massachusetts, May 4, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea. The i911 program...

Coast Guard fines Woods Hole, MA and Block Island, RI ferry jumpers

Coast Guard fines Woods Hole, MA and Block Island, RI ferry jumpers
BOSTON — Investigators from Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England issued two notices of violation last month with proposed penalties of $2,500 each to two individuals for intentionally jumping over ferry railings in June and July. The act of intentionally jumping into the water from a passenger vessel is considered interfering with the safe operation of the vessel, a violation of 46 United...

Coast Guard honors Chatham Auxiliarist for 20,000 hours of volunteer service

Coast Guard honors Chatham Auxiliarist for 20,000 hours of volunteer service
Senior Chief Petty Officer Carlos Hessler (left), officer in charge of Coast Guard Station Chatham, displays a sign that will reserve a special parking space at the facility for long-serving Auxiliarist Larry Foss, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) The United States Coast Guard has honored a long-serving member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Chatham Flotilla for contributing more...

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...