Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing clammer
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Mark Coady BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a missing man who did not return from a clamming trip near Long Cove, Maine, Thursday evening. Missing is 33-year-old Paul Benner. A family member alerted the Department of Public Safety in Augusta, Maine, to the situation Thursday, resulting in a request for Coast Guard Sector Northern...

Coast Guard, locals search for missing clammer near Long Cove, Maine

Coast Guard, locals search for missing clammer near Long Cove, Maine
47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Mark Coady BOSTON — The Coast Guard, Knox County Sheriff’s Office, and Maine Marine Patrol are searching for a missing man Friday who did not return from a clamming trip near Long Cove Thursday evening. Missing is 33-year-old Paul Benner.. A family member alerted the Department of Public Safety in Augusta, Maine, to the situation Thursday, resulting...

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions

Coast Guard honors Maine Marine Patrol Officers for valiant service, heroic actions
Governor Paul R. LePage and Rear Adm. Steve Poulin award Specialist Corrie Roberts the Silver Lifesaving Medal at the Maine State House in Augusta, Maine Tuesday, March 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — The Governor of Maine and the Commander of the First Coast Guard District presented the Silver Lifesaving Medal and Certificate of Valor to two...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat flooding off Maine’s coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailboat flooding off Maine's coast
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Rockland, Maine, responds to the sailboat, Ingomar, taking on water in West Penobscot Bay, Maine, Tuesday, July 5, 2016. T U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Warrant Officer Hans Schultz BOSTON – The crew at Coast Guard Station Rockland, Maine, rescued two people from a sailboat taking on water Tuesday about six miles southeast of Owl’s Head...

Coast Guard, good Sam respond to burning fishing boat 4 miles off Port Clyde, ME

Coast Guard, good Sam respond to burning fishing boat 4 miles off Port Clyde, ME
The Coast Guard Cutter Willow, homeported in Newport, Rhode Island, approaches the burning fishing boat Miss Lynn Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Stephen Nolan) BOSTON — The Coast Guard responded to a burning fishing boat with two people aboard Thursday four miles south of Port Clyde, Maine. A person aboard the fishing boat Miss Lynn contacted Coast Guard Sector Northern...

Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol respond to runaway fishing vessel near Rockland, Maine

Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol respond to runaway fishing vessel near Rockland, Maine
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Maine Marine Patrol responded to a runaway lobster boat in the vicinity of Owls Head State Park in Rockland, Maine, Friday. At approximately 2:30 p.m. watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Command Center received a call from the Rockland, Maine based ferry Everett Libby. The Ferry’s operator reported seeing the fishing vessel Legacy driving...

Coast Guard responds to sinking fishing boat near Monroe Island, Maine

Coast Guard responds to sinking fishing boat near Monroe Island, Maine
BOSTON — The Coast Guard responded to a sinking 35-foot fishing boat off the coast of Monroe Island, Maine, today. At about 9 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in Portland, Maine, received a call on VHF channel 16 from a crewmember aboard Loretta, homeported in Matinicus Island, that the boat was taking on water south of Monroe Island. Minutes later, the crew had abandoned...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Matinicus Island, Maine

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Matinicus Island, Maine
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing fishermen near Matinicus Island, Maine, Sunday pending further developments. Assets from Coast Guard Station Rockland and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, as well as the Maine Marine Patrol, searched for more than 17 hours covering an area of 130 nautical square miles. Initially, watchstanders at the 1st District Command Center in...

Coast Guard rescues one from life raft, searches for others

Coast Guard rescues one from life raft, searches for others
BOSTON — Coast Guard search and rescue crews saved one person and are looking for two others after a fishing boat sank near Matinicus Island, Maine, Saturday. Watchstanders at the 1st District Command Center in Boston, Massachusetts received an emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) distress signal from the 45-foot fishing vessel No Limits, home ported in Cushing, Maine. The command...