Coast Guard working to assess grounded vessel near Rhode Island

Coast Guard working to assess grounded vessel near Rhode Island
BOSTON — Coast Guard responders are working with federal, state and local port partners to assess a vessel that grounded in the vicinity of Brenton Reef, at approximately 6 p.m., Sunday. Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England command center in Woods Hole, Mass., received notification that the 65-foot fishing vessel Five J’s, went aground north of Brenton Point State park...

Overdue boater found safe, Coast Guard searches for sunken boat

BOSTON — The overdue boater Brett Knight was found safe in a survival craft near Brenton Reef at the entrance of Narragansett Bay, R.I., Tues., Aug. 3, 2010.