Coast Guard, Rockport harbormaster respond to people in the water off Rockport

Coast Guard, Rockport harbormaster respond to people in the water off Rockport
Coast Guard Station Gloucester 47-Foot Motor LIfeboat file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews, Rockport harbormaster responded Sunday afternoon to an overturned boat near Straitsmouth Island off Rockport. At 1:20 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector Boston command center received a report of an overturned 20-foot boat and two people in the water. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod,...

Coast Guard, local partners recover missing diver off Rockport

Coast Guard, local partners recover missing diver off Rockport
Coast Guard Station Gloucester 47-Foot Motor LIfeboat file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard and local authorities recovered a missing scuba diver Thursday off Rockport. Crews from a Massachusetts State Police dive team recovered the 47-year-old man at approximately 8:45 a.m., about 25 yards from his original dive site. “With the help of our partner agencies, we were able to quickly respond to the incident,...

Coast Guard, Gloucester Fire Department medevac lobsterman off coast

Coast Guard, Gloucester Fire Department medevac lobsterman off coast
Coast Guard Station Gloucester 47-Foot Motor LIfeboat file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with the Gloucester Fire Department medevaced a 78-year-old man from the lobster boat Sea Force One Tuesday after he suffered an injury to his leg 17 miles south of Gloucester. Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders received the call for help from the captain of the Sea Force One via radio at around 2:20...

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel with 30,000 lbs. catch off New Hampshire coast

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel with 30,000 lbs. catch off New Hampshire coast
The crew of Coast Guard cutter Campbell puts the 65-foot disabled fishing vessel Black Beauty into tow about 30 miles off the coast of New Hampshire, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard towed an adrift 65-foot fishing vessel to Gloucester Harbor after becoming disabled about 30 miles off the coast of New Hampshire, Friday. Unable to receive help from a sister...

Coast Guard, fire department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Gloucester

Coast Guard, fire department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Gloucester
Coast Guard Station Gloucester arrives on scene to a grounded 44-foot lobster boat off Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Gloucester Fire Department rescued three men Thursday from a lobster boat after it ran aground in the vicinity of Eastern Point Lighthouse. The lobster boat’s owner hailed Coast Guard Sector Boston...

Coast Guard, local authorities rescue missing boater from Essex

Coast Guard, local authorities rescue missing boater from Essex
Ted Gulvemond on his 21-foot Donzi in Essex Bay, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 2017.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local agencies found and rescued the missing boater from Essex Thursday. 61-year-old Ted Gulvemond set off three flares alerting Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew to his location. Coast Guard Station Gloucester’s 29-foot boat crew along with the Ipswich...

Coast Guard, local authorities searching for missing boater from Essex

Coast Guard, local authorities searching for missing boater from Essex
This is a photo of missing Ted Gulvemond on his 21-foot Donzi in Essex Bay, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 2017.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for 61-year-old Ted Gulvemond Thursday after he went out on his 21-foot Donzi boat off Essex Bay. His wife called Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders at about 11 p.m. Wednesday reporting her husband left the dock at about 7 p.m....

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 55 miles east of Gloucester, Mass.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 55 miles east of Gloucester, Mass.
BOSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old man suffering from chest pains Sunday evening 55 miles east of Gloucester. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston received a report at around 6:30 p.m. that the master of the 75-foot fishing vessel America, homeported in Boston, was ill and in need of medical attention. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod...

Heavy weather breaks barge free from mooring in Gloucester Harbor

Heavy weather breaks barge free from mooring in Gloucester Harbor
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Gloucester harbormaster responded Sunday to a grounded barge on Niles Beach in Gloucester Harbor. High winds and heavy seas caused the barge, owned by Charter, to break free from its moorings at about 3:30 p.m. The grounded barge is one of three barges being used in dredging operations and has sand, mud, and water aboard. A Coast Guard Station Gloucester boat crew...