Coast Guard medically evacuates ailing fishing vessel crewmember

Coast Guard medically evacuates ailing fishing vessel crewmember
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an ailing crewmember from the fishing vessel Raiders 50 miles south of Moriches, N.Y., today. A communications watchstander at Coast Guard Sector New York, in Staten Island, N.Y., received notification from the fishing vessel that a crewmember was in need of immediate medical treatment. A Coast Guard flight surgeon recommended the medical evacuation...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire with 8 people aboard offshore Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to boat fire with 8 people aboard offshore Nantucket
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a commercial fishing vessel on fire 35 miles southeast of Nantucket, Mass., Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a radio call from the 88-foot fishing vessel Raiders at approximately 8:40 a.m. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and Coast Guard Station Brant Point 42-foot Fast Response Boat...