Coast Guard rescues 27 from disabled vessel against Sarah Mildred Long Bridge

Coast Guard rescues 27 from disabled vessel against Sarah Mildred Long Bridge
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued 27 passengers and crew aboard a disabled vessel Friday in the Piscataqua River, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a report at 3:05 p.m. Friday that the vessel Celia Thaxter had become disabled and was being pushed against the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge by the current. Multiple Coast Guard and New Hampshire...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing paddle boater

Coast Guard searching for possible missing paddle boater
BOSTON — The Coast Guard in northern New England is searching for the owner of an unmanned paddle boat that was found capsized in the vicinity of North Shore beach in Hampton, N.H., Friday. The Coast Guard Sector Northern New England command center has issued the below text to solicit assistance from regional media outlets and the public: “On Friday, October 18, at 10:45 a.m., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for overboard fisherman in Southern Maine

Coast Guard searching for overboard fisherman in Southern Maine
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman who went missing near Perkins Cove in Southern Maine, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England recieved notification at 11:55 p.m. Thursday, that two fishermen were swimming off of the 42-foot fishing vessel Shamrock near Perkins Cove, Maine, but only one man was able to climb back aboard. The Shamrock crew was unable...

Coast Guard Auxiliarists rescue diver in distress

Coast Guard Auxiliarists rescue diver in distress
diver BOSTON — A Coast Guard Auxiliary crew rescued a diver in distress in Portsmouth Harbor, N.H., at approximately 11 a.m. Saturday. The Auxiliary crew was preparing to launch for a patrol when they heard a call for help. A diver reported that their partner was in physical distress and was having trouble breathing. A crew member swam out and brought the diver to Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor,...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Portsmouth, NH

Coast Guard medevacs man near Portsmouth, NH
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewman from the tug Navigator in the vicinity of Gunboat Shoals near Portsmouth, N.H., at approximately 6:15 a.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor, N.H., received a report at 5:42 a.m. from the tug Navigator that a crew member had fractured his leg and needed medical attention. A Coast Guard Station Portsmouth...

Motor vessel Harbour Feature safely freed from Sarah Long Bridge allision

Motor vessel Harbour Feature safely freed from Sarah Long Bridge allision
BOSTON — The 473-foot tanker Harbour Feature was successfully freed at approximately 6 p.m., Monday after alliding with the Sarah Long Bridge, on the Piscataqua River in Portsmouth, N.H.

Coast Guard responding to 473-foot tanker allision with Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth

Coast Guard responding to 473-foot tanker allision with Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a 473-foot tanker that allided with the Sarah Long Bridge in Portsmouth, N.H., at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a report from the 473-foot, Portuguese flagged, motor vessel Harbour Feature that it became disabled and allided with the bridge. The vessel is carrying an unknown amount of tallow...

Coast Guard rescue crews assist sick man off New Hampshire

Coast Guard rescue crews assist sick man off New Hampshire
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews from Station Portsmouth Harbor, N.H., escorted the fishing vessel Tontne back to port after a 42-year-old man on board was complaining of sea sickness and convulsions near Jefferies Ledge, N.H., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in Portland, Maine, received notification from the fishing vessel at 10:27 a.m. and launched a Station Portsmouth...

2 fishermen rescued from vessel taking on water

BOSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two fishermen after their fishing vessel began to take on water nine miles east Kennebunkport, Maine, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a call at 7:20 a.m. from the 81-foot fishing vessel Plan B reporting that they were taking on water and pumps were unable to keep up with the flooding. The men were donning survival suits. The...