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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local authorities end search for person in the water south of Gloucester Harbor

Coast Guard, local authorities end search for person in the water south of Gloucester Harbor
BOSTON — The body of the missing fisherman who was swept out to sea was  Thursday in Magnolia Point. At approximately 4:50 p.m, Gloucester police department reported to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston they found Manoel DeSonsa in the vicinity of Shore Drive in Magnolia Point in Gloucester. Massachusetts State police confirmed his identity. DeSonsa was found about .5 miles south of his...

Coast Guard, local authorities suspend case for person in the water south of Gloucester Harbor

Coast Guard, local authorities suspend case for person in the water south of Gloucester Harbor
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local authorities suspended the search Wednesday for the missing fisherman who was swept out to sea at Rafes Chasm Park. The Coast Guard and local authorities searched approximately 112 miles through the night from Old House Cove to Rafes Chasm Park yielding no results. Initially, members from the Boston police department notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, local authorities search for person in the water south of Gloucester Harbor

Coast Guard, local authorities search for person in the water south of Gloucester Harbor
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for a man who was fishing on the rocks at Rafes Chasm Park Tuesday and was swept out to sea. Members from the Boston police department notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Gloucester at about 2:50 p.m. reporting two people were fishing on the rocks and were swept out to sea. One of the fishermen made it back to shore safely, but...

Coast Guard helicopter crew finds, rescues missing swimmer off Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA

Coast Guard helicopter crew finds, rescues missing swimmer off Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA
BOSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew found and rescued a person from the water Tuesday off Crane Beach in Ipswich. Ipswich police notified the Coast Guard Tuesday evening that a father and son-in-law, who were both experienced swimmers, entered the water where Crane Beach and Steep Hill Beach meet at about 5:30 p.m. to swim and did not return home after as expected. Concerned family members went...

Coast Guard, local authorities searching for missing swimmer off Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA

Coast Guard, local authorities searching for missing swimmer off Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person missing in the water Tuesday off Crane Beach in Ipswich. Ipswich police notified the Coast Guard Tuesday evening that a father and son-in-law, who were both experienced swimmers, entered the water where Crane Beach and Steep Hill Beach meet at about 5:30 p.m. to swim and did not return home after as expected. Concerned family members went to the...

Coast Guard responds to harbor cruise boat with 34 people aboard taking on water near Gloucester, Mass.

Coast Guard responds to harbor cruise boat with 34 people aboard taking on water near Gloucester, Mass.
47-foot motor life boat crewmember from station Gloucester observes as the the Coast Guard tows the 37-foot Cape Ann Harbor Tour boat, King Eider to the Gloucester Harbor Master pier following the report of the vessel taking on water near Gloucester Harbor, August 20, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st class Devan Smith. BOSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue two from grounded boat near Essex, Massachusetts

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue two from grounded boat near Essex, Massachusetts
BOSTON — The Coast Guard recovered two people on Sunday from a grounded boat in Essex Bay in Essex, Massachusetts. At about 5:45 p.m., a member aboard a 19-foot pleasure craft called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston reporting that his engine failed and the boat was aground in low tide. A 29-foot boat crew from Coast Guard Station Gloucester, already underway for another case, made way...