Coast Guard rescues 3, removes 3 drunk boaters during busy Saturday on the Great Lakes

Coast Guard rescues 3, removes 3 drunk boaters during busy Saturday on the Great Lakes
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued two, assisted four, conducted a medevac and cited three boaters for boating under the influence during patrols throughout the Great Lakes region, Saturday. At about 11:40 a.m., Coast Guard Station Lorain, Ohio, responded to a sailing vessel with two people aboard taking on water near the mouth of the Black River. The rescue boat crew, aboard a 25-foot response...

Coast Guard assists 6 boaters in 2 vessels taking on water near Oswego, N.Y.

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted six recreational boaters in Oswego, NY, in two separate cases this morning after each of the vessels began taking on water.board a 23-foot pleasure craft with two other people aboard stating they were taking on water in Oswego Harbor. A boatcrew aboard a 25-foot response boat from Coast Guard Station Oswego was diverted from a patrol and arrived on scene within...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men reported overdue from capsized sailboat in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard rescues 2 men reported overdue from capsized sailboat in Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued two men from Lake Ontario after they were reported to be overdue late Saturday. Just after 10 p.m., a woman reported to Coast Guard Station Oswego, N.Y., that her son was overdue returning from a roundtrip voyage from Little Sodus Bay to Oswego in his 15-foot sailboat. She had last spoken with her son around 2:30 p.m., when he was at Ford Shoal and was headed...

U.S. Coast Guard ends active search for missing man on Lake Ontario

U.S. Coast Guard ends active search for missing man on Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND — Rescue personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard have ended their active search on Lake Ontario Tuesday night for a man reported missing Sunday. The missing man is Scott B. French of Rochester, N.Y. At 3:25 p.m., Sunday, Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, reported a 32-foot sailboat had washed ashore at Point Petre, Ontario with a New York registration...

Coast Guard search ends with recovery of missing boater in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard search ends with recovery of missing boater in Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard search for a missing boater ended, Monday morning after nearly 20 hours when a body was recovered by a local dive team from Wayne County, N.Y. The body was turned over to the Wayne County Coronor. At about 4 p.m., Sunday Coast Guard Station Sodus Bay, N.Y., received a report from multiple eyewitness mariners that an adult male with no life jacket was ejected from his vessel...

Coast Guard awards lifesaving medals to Oswego, NY, fire chief and police sergeant

Coast Guard awards lifesaving medals to Oswego, NY, fire chief and police sergeant
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Coast Guard formally recognized two Oswego, N.Y., public servants at Coast Guard Station Oswego Wednesday for pulling two fishermen out of the Oswego River in 2010. During the recognition ceremony, Rear Adm. Michael Parks, commander of the 9th Coast Guard District, presented Oswego Fire Chief Jeffrey McCrobie and Oswego Police Sergeant Damian Waters with the Coast Guard Silver...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from boat taking on water in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard rescues 5 from boat taking on water in Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a boat taking on water in the vicinity of Mexico Bay, N.Y., in Lake Ontario, early Tuesday afternoon. At 12:57 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator, from Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, N.Y., received a call for assistance via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16, from a boater reporting his boat taking on water with three adults and two children aboard....

3 boaters dead, 1 rescued after bi-national search in Lake Oneida, N.Y.

3 boaters dead, 1 rescued after bi-national search in Lake Oneida, N.Y.
CLEVELAND — One boater was rescued Thursday evening and three others were located deceased Friday morning after search crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, Canadian, state and local agencies searched Oneida Lake, N.Y., for the boaters who were ejected from their 26-foot vessel after reportedly hit a dayboard Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Oswego, N.Y., received...

Coast Guard ends search for missing man in Lake Ontario

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search at 9 p.m. Saturday for a man who disappeared after the recreational boat he was aboard with another man capsized in Lake Ontario about a half mile north of Stony Point in Henderson, N.Y. Missing is: David Tuttle, 45. In all, crews scoured a search area of 65 square nautical miles of Lake Ontario. Coast Guard crews only located Tuttle’s hat and the...