Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man Monday after he set sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford and didn’t check-in as expected. Peter Horan’s caretaker called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Coast Guard suspends search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday afternoon for a possible mariner in distress in Buzzards Bay after the searches yielded no findings or correlating information. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard launched the search Wednesday night...

Coast Guard searching for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Coast Guard searching for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard and the Buzzards Bay Task Force are searching for a possible mariner in distress after Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders heard a mayday call over the radio Wednesday night . At around 8:31 p.m a mumbled male voice issued the mayday call. Watchstanders responded to the call but were...

Coast Guard rescues entangled sea turtle off Cuttyhunk Island

Coast Guard rescues entangled sea turtle off Cuttyhunk Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday after it got tangled in a lobster pot off Cuttyhunk Island. A fisherman contacted Coast Guard Station Menemsha around 12:30 p.m., reporting the distressed turtle. A 29-Foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Menemsha launched with a member from the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources. They arrived on scene and freed the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 off Cape Cod coast

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 off Cape Cod coast
The 32-foot recreational boat Finale is on fire 18 miles south of Nomans Land, Massachusetts Sunday, July 17, 2017. T(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Belladue) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Nomans Land Sunday after their boat caught on fire. A good Samaritan radioed to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New...

Coast Guard medevacs sick woman from Elizabeth Islands

Coast Guard medevacs sick woman from Elizabeth Islands
BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman via rescue boat from Cuttyhunk Island Thursday after she became ill. Gosnold Police Department called Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders at about 9 p.m., reporting a 50-year old woman was suffering from weakness and loss of feeling in her extremities. Coast Guard Station Menemsha launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew. They arrived...

Coast Guard, partner agencies save 5 from sinking boat off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard, partner agencies save 5 from sinking boat off Martha's Vineyard
Four people are transferred from a sinking 30-foot recreational boat to Coast Guard Station Menemsha’s 47-foot Motor Life Boat off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard Thursday, July 17, 2017.  (Photo by Lt. John Doherty, Barnstable County Sheriff) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people Thursday from a recreational boat taking on water about one mile south of Squibnocket...

Coast Guard medevacs kayaker who capsized off Cape Cod

Coast Guard medevacs kayaker who capsized off Cape Cod
USCG File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard found a missing kayaker Tuesday after an unmanned kayak was found in the water near Cuttyhunk Island. A good Samaritan contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 8 a.m. and reported that an unmanned and adrift 12-foot yellow kayak was found with a wallet and cell phone aboard. A 29-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard and locals save 6 from sinking boat off New Bedford, Mass.

Coast Guard and locals save 6 from sinking boat off New Bedford, Mass.
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local responders rescued six people Sunday from a 72-foot scallop boat sinking five miles off New Bedford. A person aboard the scallop boat, Captain Jeff, used a VHF radio at 9:30 a.m. to hail watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, in Woods Hole, and report their boat was taking on water. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station...