Four headed home to Gloucester after Coast Guard helps fishermen dewater, make repairs to flooding

Four headed home to Gloucester after Coast Guard helps fishermen dewater, make repairs to flooding
A small-boat deployed from the Coast Guard Cutter Moray, a coastal patrol boat homeported in Jonesport, Maine, helps the crew aboard fishing vessel Tyler after the boat started taking on water about 60 miles southeast of Vinalhaven, Maine, Friday, August 26, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Amanda Gerber. BOSTON — Four people are safely making their way back to port Friday following a multi-asset...

US, Canadian Coast Guard working to rescue 4 from boat flooding 60 miles off Maine’s coast

US, Canadian Coast Guard working to rescue 4 from boat flooding 60 miles off Maine’s coast
BOSTON – The Coast Guard is responding Friday to a boat taking on water about 60 miles southeast of Vinalhaven, Maine. A person aboard fishing vessel Tyler used a VHF radio to contact watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England’s command center at about 7:30 a.m. and reported their boat was rapidly taking on water with four people aboard. The hailer said they are using pumps, but are...

Coast Guard responding to disabled sailing vessel 350 miles off Long Island Sound

Coast Guard responding to disabled sailing vessel 350 miles off Long Island Sound
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer file photoBOSTON – The Coast Guard is responding to a disabled sailing vessel Monday approximately 350 miles southeast of Long Island Sound, New York. Watchstanders from the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax notified Coast Guard watchstanders at the 1st Coast Guard District’s command center at about 5 p.m. Sunday that the 44-foot sailing vessel Alien 1 was...

Coast Guard and local mariners rescue sailor in distress 450 miles southeast of Cape Cod

Coast Guard and local mariners rescue sailor in distress 450 miles southeast of Cape Cod
BOSTON — Coast Guard crews coordinated with commercial vessels to rescue a man approximately 450 miles southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Monday. Watchstanders at the 1st Coast Guard District Command Center in Boston, Massachusetts, received notification at 9:30 pm Sunday. from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia, that the Belgium-flagged 42-foot sailing vessel Vagrant, with...

Coast Guard assisting in long-range search for missing Canadian fishermen

BOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for five missing fishermen after communication was lost with them approximately 50 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday. Watchstanders at the 1st Coast Guard District in Boston received a request from the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax on Monday to assist in locating the 45-foot fishing vessel Miss Ally, homeported in Nova Scotia, whose...