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...

Coast Guard crews tow disabled fishing boat to Point Judith, RI

Coast Guard crews tow disabled fishing boat to Point Judith, RI
A 45-foot Response Boat Medium tows the fishing vessel Mistress, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Scott Habershaw) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews towed a 52-foot disabled fishing boat safely to port in Point Judith, Rhode Island, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-16 radio from the captain...