Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Mark Coady BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a missing man who did not return from a clamming trip near Long Cove, Maine, Thursday evening. Missing is 33-year-old Paul Benner. A family member alerted the Department of Public Safety in Augusta, Maine, to the situation Thursday, resulting in a request for Coast Guard Sector Northern...

Coast Guard, locals search for missing clammer near Long Cove, Maine

Coast Guard, locals search for missing clammer near Long Cove, Maine
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Mark Coady BOSTON — The Coast Guard, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and Maine Marine Patrol are searching for a missing man Friday who did not return from a clamming trip near Long Cove Thursday evening. Missing is 33-year-old Paul Benner.. A family member alerted the Department of Public Safety in Augusta, Maine, to the situation Thursday, resulting...

Coast Guard escorts 4 to safety after heavy winds, seas damage fishing boat off Portland, Maine

Coast Guard escorts 4 to safety after heavy winds, seas damage fishing boat off Portland, Maine
The Coast Guard Cutter Northland, homported in Portsmouth, Virginia, departs following an escort of four people aboard a disabled fishing boat Wednesday, November 30, 2016. a response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor relieved Northland’s crew from their escort and accompanied Gracelyn Jane into Boothbay Harbor, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Fontenault) BOSTON...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded kayakers near Boothbay Harbor, Maine

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded kayakers near Boothbay Harbor, Maine
BOSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two kayakers Thursday after their kayaks capsized near White Island southeast of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. At around 2:30 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders received a call from one of the kayakers reporting that she and a fellow kayaker had capsized but were able to make it to a nearby Island. A 29-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor was...

Coast Guard crew medevacs man near Boothbay Harbor, ME

Coast Guard crew medevacs man near Boothbay Harbor, ME
Coast Guard members from Station Boothbay Harbor stand alongside their 47-foot Motor Lifeboat after safely towing a 20-foot commercial fishing vessel to port, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 49-year-old male Monday five miles southeast of Boothbay Harbor, Maine. At approximately 11:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern...

Coast Guard saves two from sunk fishing boat 50 miles east of Portland, ME

Coast Guard saves two from sunk fishing boat 50 miles east of Portland, ME
BOSTON — Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor, the Coast Guard Cutters Campbell and Ocracoke, and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod saved two people from their sunken fishing vessel the Jeanne C. 50 nautical miles east of Portland, Maine, Friday. Watchstanders at the 1st District Command Center in Boston received an emergency beacon notification from the fishing vessel Jeanne C. around 3:28...

Coast Guard medically evacuates 2-year-old girl from Monhegan Island, ME

Coast Guard medically evacuates 2-year-old girl from Monhegan Island, ME
BOSTON —  Coast Guard rescue crews and a Boothbay Region Ambulance paramedic medically evacuated a 2-year-old girl from Monhegan Island, Maine at approximately 12:15 a.m. Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor received a request from Lincoln County Dispatch at approximatly 8:45 p.m. Sunday for assistance transporting a Lincoln County deputy and detective as well as a Boothbay...

Coast Guard crews responding to diesel spill near Walpole, Maine

Coast Guard crews responding to diesel spill near Walpole, Maine
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are responding to a diesel fuel spill in the Damariscotta River near the village of Walpole, Maine, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England, Maine, received a report at approximately 8:40 a.m. of a 30-foot barge that had been damaged by ice and leaked approximately 100 gallons of diesel along the Damariscotta River. Responding to the spill are...

Coast Guard crews locate fisherman unresponsive near Boothbay Harbor

BOSTON — Coast Guard crews responded to reports of a distressed 77-year-old fisherman near Boothbay Harbor, Maine, Sunday. Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol crews, along with several good Samaritans, responded to a call issued by another fishing vessel captain at approximately 1 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England watchstanders received notification that the 32-foot fishing vessel Sea...