Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Block Island, RI

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fishermen near Block Island, RI
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for two missing fishermen near Block Island, Rhode Island Wednesday at approximately 5:13 p.m. The two fishermen have been missing since their boat Mistress capsized and sank Tuesday morning. The fishing boat Captain Bligh initially responded to the scene and rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan search for 2 missing fishermen near Block Island, RI

Coast Guard, good Samaritan search for 2 missing fishermen near Block Island, RI
Coast Guard Cutter Sanibel file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan are searching for two missing fishermen after the fishing boat Mistress capsized Tuesday morning off Block Island, Rhode Island. At approximately 1:30 a.m. the captain of the Mistress issued a mayday call stating the boat was taking on water near the Block Island Wind Farm. The fishing boat Captain Bligh was...

Cutter Seneca rescues injured fisherman

BOSTON – A Boston-based Coast Guard cutter crew rescued an injured crewman from a fishing boat approximately 40 nautical miles south of Nantucket Island, Mass., Wed., July 28, 2010.