Coast Guard suspends search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Coast Guard suspends search for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday afternoon for a possible mariner in distress in Buzzards Bay after the searches yielded no findings or correlating information. The Coast Guard launched the search Wednesday night after hearing three faint mayday calls over the radio. Watchstanders responded to the call but...

Coast Guard searching for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.

Coast Guard searching for possible mariner in distress near Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Coast Guard Cutter Hammerhead file photoby Petty Officer Pete Milnes BOSTON — The Coast Guard and the Buzzards Bay Task Force are searching for a possible mariner in distress after Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders heard a mayday call over the radio Wednesday night . At around 8:31 p.m a mumbled male voice issued the mayday call. Watchstanders responded to the call but were...

Coast Guard Responds to Mayday near Point Reyes

SAN FRANCISCO – Three people are safe today after their boat started taking on water and almost capsized near Point Reyes, Calif. At approximately 4:30 p.m. they radioed mayday for help, and Coast Guard Sector San Francisco immediately issued an issued an urgent marine information broadcast urging mariners in the area to keep a look out and assist the distressed boaters if possible. Station Golden...

Six Words in Three Seconds Provide a Path to Mayday

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Kelly Parker In less than a second an electric current containing a three-second message traveled approximately two miles, across the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest. The signal began its journey from a marine radio tuned to emergency channel-16 in Peacock Spit, an ocean bar just off the southernmost tip of Washington State, to the Megler Mountain Tower, an antenna...

Coast Guard asks for help with distress call

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine- The Coast Guard is looking to the community today for help in an on-going search and rescue case off the coast of Rockland, Maine.

Oyster Bay Mayday Might Have Been A Hoax

NEW YORK-A mayday call prompting a multi-agency rescue response by sea and air is now believed to be a hoax. The Coast Guard, Suffolk County Police Department and Nassau County Police Department saturated the area near Centre Island, N.Y., after receiving a mayday from a man who said his vessel was taking on water and was sinking around 5 p.m., yesterday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...