Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman from 115 miles off Provincetown

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman from 115 miles off Provincetown
BOSTON — An Coast Guard aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod medevaced a 24-year-old-man Sunday afternoon from the fishing vessel Athena, which was located approximately 115 miles east of Provincetown. The Coast Guard was notified of the sick fisherman at around 1:45 p.m. via satellite phone by the captain of the 88-foot Athena, which is homeported out of New Bedford. An MH-60T Jayhawk...

Coast Guard assists sinking fishing vessel 130 miles east of Nantucket

Coast Guard assists sinking fishing vessel 130 miles east of Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a fishing boat taking on water 130 miles east of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Saturday. At about 12:45 a.m., the fishing vessel Athena’s crew reported to Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, that the 51-foot fishing boat Miss Shauna with seven people aboard, was taking on water through a hole in the boat’s...