Coast Guard assists in the rescue of two missing divers near Block Island

Coast Guard assists in the rescue of two missing divers near Block Island
BLOCK ISLAND, R.I., – The Coast Guard rescued two missing divers after they were spotted drifting at the surface by the crew of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Thomas Jefferson, four miles southwest of Block Island, at about 10 a.m., Sunday. The fishing vessel Captain Ron came upon a diver in the water who reported that the two friends he was diving with were missing....

Coast Guard crews rescue 51 year-old-man who fell overboard

Coast Guard crews rescue 51 year-old-man who fell overboard
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a 51 year-old-man who went overboard about three miles west of Pt. Judith R.I., Wednesday. Wathcstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a relayed 911 call at about 7:30 p.m., Tuesday from a woman stating that a 23-foot pleasure craft ran aground at Green Hill Beach, R.I., with no one on board. A Coast Guard Station Point Judith 47-foot Motor...

Coast Guard Station Block Island to close for winter season

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. — U.S. Coast Guard Station Block Island will officially conduct the annual seasonal closure for the summer boating season on Tuesday, September 7th 2010.