Coast Guard rescues kayaker from cold water of Piscataqua River

Coast Guard rescues kayaker from cold water of Piscataqua River
BOSTON — A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor rescued a kayaker Thursday afternoon near Wood Island at the mouth of the Piscataqua River after he capsized in the 43-degree water. Coast Guard watchstanders learned of the overturned kayak at 12:10 p.m. from a good Samaritan who saw the kayak from land. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Portsmouth Harbor was underway at...

Coast Guard saves 2 people from sinking boat off the coast of Maine

Coast Guard saves 2 people from sinking boat off the coast of Maine
The lobster boat Miss Mae & Son sinks off the coast of York, Maine Friday, Jan. 13, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Jacob Ochoa) BOSTON— The Coast Guard rescued two people off their sinking vessel Friday, about 17 miles off shore from York, Maine. At around 3:15 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a MAYDAY call on VHF-CH. 16 from a crew member reporting their 45-foot...

Coast Guard transfers injured man from Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire

Coast Guard transfers injured man from Isles of Shoals, New Hampshire
The 47-foot boat crew from Station Portsmouth Harbor assists the injured man off their boat to awaiting Emergency Medical Services on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Keegan) BOSTON — The Coast Guard transferred a 70-year old injured man Wednesday from Star Island, New Hampshire after he suffered a hand injury while on his sailboat. At about 5:07...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing paddle boarder near Rye Harbor, N.H.

Coast Guard suspends search for possible missing paddle boarder near Rye Harbor, N.H.
BOSTON — After an HC-144 Casa airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod conducted a first light search Friday morning, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a possible person in the water near Rye Harbor, N.H. Coast Guard crews along with local agencies searched for a possible missing paddle boarder Thursday night, north of Rye Harbor, New Hampshire. After searching for  nearly five...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible missing paddle boarder near Rye Harbor, NH

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible missing paddle boarder near Rye Harbor, NH
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies were searching for a possible missing paddle boarder Thursday night, north of Rye Harbor, New Hampshire. At approximately 8:09 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England watchstanders were notified by the Rockingham Sheriff’s Department of a female paddle boarder in apparent distress. A 29-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Portsmouth...

Coast Guard responds to allision between tanker and 3 moored sailboats

Coast Guard responds to allision between tanker and 3 moored sailboats
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a allision involving a 477-foot oil tanker and three unmanned sailboats Wednesday afternoon near the mouth of the Piscataqua River, near Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery, Maine. No injuries or pollution have been reported. At approximately 4 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified of the allision involving the tanker Chem Venus and the sailboats. All...

Coast Guard saves 2 people and a dog from flooding boat in Maine

Coast Guard saves 2 people and a dog from flooding boat in Maine
Fireman Jake Ochoa sets up a tow for a disabled boat that had been taking on water near Boone Island, Maine (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — A rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor rescued two people and a dog aboard 26-foot boat Sunday afternoon near Boone Island, Maine. The Coast Guard received a call for help from the crew aboard Blue Gold at around 11 a.m. stating they were...

Coast Guard suspends search for Whiskey Rose off Maine’s coast

Coast Guard suspends search for Whiskey Rose off Maine’s coast
BOSTON — Coast Guard Sector Northern New England suspended the search for the Whiskey Rose Monday afternoon following an extensive search that turned up no substantial leads. Four Coast Guard assets covered a total of 480 square miles during a search that lasted over 16 hours. The original distress call from the Whiskey Rose was received at 7:40 p.m. Sunday via VHF-FM channel 16 by Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking boat near Portsmouth Harbor, NH

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking boat near Portsmouth Harbor, NH
Crew members on a 47-foot motor lifeboat based at Coast Guard Station Merrimack River, Mass., tow a 23-foot fishing vessel near Portsmouth Harbor, N.H. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Merrimack River) BOSTON — The Coast Guard, along with New Hampshire Marine Patrol and a good Samaritan, rescued two people Tuesday after their fishing vessel began taking on water 12 miles south of Portsmouth Harbor,...