Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor
A capsized canoe drifts through Stamford Harbor, Conn.  (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard). NEW HAVEN, CONN. — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible person in the water near Stamford Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound personnel received a report at 12:08 p.m. from a Stamford Marine Police unit of a 10-foot fishing canoe capsized and anchored in the vicinity of the western...

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After a busy weekend off of Long Island, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to be prepared and to practice safe boating during the active summer season. In total, the Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to more than 20 cases of mariners in distress and 18 persons in the water wearing lifejackets after severe weather swept through western Connecticut and Long...

Off-duty Coast Guard member rescues 2 swimmers off Fire Island

Off-duty Coast Guard member rescues 2 swimmers off Fire Island
Local EMS and other first responders arrive at the beach at Fire Island, New York, July 24, 2018 as an off-duty Coast Guard member rescues two distressed swimmers. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW YORK – An off-duty Coast Guard member rescued two swimmers in distress off the coast of Fire Island, New York, Tuesday evening. At approximately 8:45 p.m., Petty Officer 3rd Class Victoria Vanderhaden,...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn – The Coast Guard suspended their search Friday morning for a possible person in the water following the report of an unmanned adrift paddle board approximately a quarter mile southwest of Calf Island, Connecticut. The search began Thursday evening when watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received notification of the...

Coast Guard crew rescues two from sinking canoe near Crane Neck Point, NY

Coast Guard crew rescues two from sinking canoe near Crane Neck Point, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard station crew rescued two people in distress aboard a canoe near Crane Neck Point, New York, Monday. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Eaton’s Neck were underway searching for a missing kayaker when they received notification of two people taking on water...

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.

Coast Guard ends search for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — Coast Guard and partner agency crews called off the search for a missing kayaker near Stratford, Connecticut, Monday, after his body was recovered during the search. Deceased is Gregory Blanco, 41, from Northport, New York. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Mr. Blanco during this painful time,” said Cmdr. Kevin Reed, Deputy Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker south of Stratford, Conn.
NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a possible person in the water near Stratford, Connecticut, Monday. Missing is Gregory Blanco, 41, from Northport, New York. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a call Monday at approximately 8:30 a.m., from a good Samaritan reporting an unmanned red, 14-foot, one person kayak north of Stratford Shoal Middle...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY
USCG MH-60 File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search for a kayaker at approximately 5:00 p.m., Monday who went missing from Crab Meadow Beach, New York, late Sunday afternoon. Missing is Selvin Vasquez-Enamorado, a man in his 20s. Coast Guard assets searched 201 square nautical miles for approximately 21 hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing kayaker near Eatons Neck, NY
USCG File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a kayaker that went missing near Crab Meadow Beach, New York, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Selbin Enamorado, a man in his 20s. At approximately 5:45 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound were notified by the Huntington Harbor Master of a kayaker who went missing. googletag.cmd.push(function() {...