Coast Guard rescues 17 from disabled vessel near Port San Luis

PORT SAN LUIS, Calif. — This afternoon rescuers from Coast Guard Station Morro Bay responded to a report of the 50-foot passenger vessel Patriot being disabled with 17 people on board 4 miles west of Port San Luis.

Coast Guard releases results of investigation into fishing vessel Patriot response efforts

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The commander of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area here released Thursday the final action memo detailing the results of an administrative investigation into the Coast Guard’s response efforts during a January search and rescue case off the coast of Gloucester, Mass.

Coast Guard examines Patriot using underwater vehicle

BOSTON- Coast Guard crews conducted an underwater examination Friday of the Gloucester, Mass.-based fishing vessel Patriot, which sank Jan. 3, claiming the lives of both crew members aboard.

Coast Guard to launch underwater camera system to gather Patriot images

BOSTON – The Coast Guard announced today that it will use remotely operated vehicle technology to capture underwater images of the fishing vessel Patriot, which sank off Gloucester, Mass., Jan. 3.

Coast Guard looks to sonar technology as Patriot investigation continues

BOSTON – The Coast Guard continues its investigation today into the Jan. 3, 2009 sinking of the Gloucester, Mass.-based fishing vessel Patriot.

Coast Guard issues safety zone, continues investigation into Patriot sinking

BOSTON – The Coast Guard placed a safety zone at 11 p.m., Thursday around the site where the fishing vessel Patriot is believed to have gone down early Saturday morning near Gloucester, Mass.

Coast Guard seeks answers in Patriot case

BOSTON- The Coast Guard is pursuing new leads in its investigation of what caused the fishing vessel Patriot to sink near Gloucester, Mass., early Saturday morning, claiming the lives of both men on board.

Gloucester fisherman found dead, Coast Guard searching for second

BOSTON – The Coast Guard recovered the body of one fisherman and continues its search for a second near Gloucester, Mass., this morning, after receiving reports that a fire alarm on board the pair’s fishing vessel had been activated.