Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After a busy weekend off of Long Island, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to be prepared and to practice safe boating during the active summer season. In total, the Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to more than 20 cases of mariners in distress and 18 persons in the water wearing lifejackets after severe weather swept through western Connecticut and Long...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 12:15 p.m., for a man who fell overboard from a container ship near Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Coast Guard crews searched for over 24 hours and covered more than 460 square miles Saturday and into Sunday for the missing 35-year-old man...

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor
The Coast Guard ensured the safe transit of a disabled 611-foot bulk carrier on Aug. 21 to 26, 2018, from 120 miles off the coast of New York. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the tow of a disabled 611-foot freighter into the port of New York and New Jersey after it lost propulsion over 100 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday,...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a 30-year-old man missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. Missing is Neil Gibbons, a native of Ireland. Gibbons was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m., Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard suspends search for child off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for child off Long Beach, N.Y.
Coast Guard Cutter Tybee file photo by PA2 CC Clayton NEW YORK — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a 10-year-old boy missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. The child was last seen last seen swimming with his 11-year-old brother near Ocean Beach Park around 6:15 p.m., Tuesday. Nassau County emergency responders notified the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn – The Coast Guard suspended their search Friday morning for a possible person in the water following the report of an unmanned adrift paddle board approximately a quarter mile southwest of Calf Island, Connecticut. The search began Thursday evening when watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received notification of the...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound
Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Swanson. NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday at 5:00 p.m., for a missing kayaker in the water near the mouth of the Connecticut River. Missing is William Zadrozny, an 18-year-old male reportedly wearing work boots, a grey and yellow jacket, and jeans. “After working with our port partners to search...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Connecticut River

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Connecticut River
File photo of a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station New London by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water after receiving a report of an overturned kayak near the mouth of the Connecticut River, Monday afternoon. Missing is William Zadrozny, an 18-year-old man...