Coast Guard locates unresponsive man overboard near Nantucket

Coast Guard locates unresponsive man overboard near Nantucket
USCG file photoBOSTON – The Coast Guard located the body of a missing fisherman about 37 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts at approximately 1 a.m., Monday. The crew of the fishing vessel Hear No Evil, homeported in New Bedford, Massachusetts, recovered the body and positively identified the missing crewman. Initially, at about 8:30 p.m., Sunday, the crew of the Hear No Evil notified...

Guard searching for man overboard southeast of Nantucket

Guard searching for man overboard southeast of Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 35 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. At about 8:30 p.m., the crew of the 85-foot scalloping vessel Hear No Evil notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England via VHF channel 16 that a 54-year-old male was missing from the vessel and may have fallen overboard. Crews from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard passes tow of disabled fishing vessel east of Chatham

Coast Guard passes tow of disabled fishing vessel east of Chatham
BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station Brant Point, Massachusetts, crew transferred the tow of the 90-foot fishing vessel Madison Kate to a contracted salvage company at about noon, Tuesday, in the Great Round Shoal Channel. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Monday, the fishing vessel Madison Kate notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, that they were...

Coast Guard Station Brant Point rescues sailors in Nantucket Harbor

Coast Guard Station Brant Point  rescues sailors in Nantucket Harbor
BOSTON − A Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew rescued four sailors from the water after their 40-foot sailing vessel sank in Nantucket Harbor, Massachusetts, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Brant Point crew rescues four sailors from the water after their 40-foot sailing vessel sank in Nantucket Harbor, Mass., Aug. 8, 2014. The sailors notified the Nantucket harbormaster via VHF radio that they had...

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker in Nantucket after being found safe

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker in Nantucket after being found safe
BOSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search for a possible missing kayaker in Nantucket Harbor, near Pocomo Beach, in Nantucket, Mass., Tuesday. The kayaker contacted the Nantucket Police Department at approximately 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, and reported that he and another male had been on board the kayak and they had capsized earlier in the afternoon. Boaters on a sailing vessel in the area were able to...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire with 8 people aboard offshore Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to boat fire with 8 people aboard offshore Nantucket
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a commercial fishing vessel on fire 35 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a radio call from the 88-foot fishing vessel Raiders at approximately 8:40 a.m. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and Coast Guard Station Brant Point 42-foot Fast Response Boat...

Nantucket Coast Guard crew rescues man from aground, capsized boat

BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point rescued a man at approximately 12 a.m. Friday after his vessel ran aground and began to take on water on the jetty at the entrance of Nantucket channel. Watchstanders at Station Brant Point received a call via marine-band VHF channel 16 at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, from the friend of a man reporting that his 40-foot boat was aground on the jetty...