Three People Rescued From the Water inWest Moriches Inlet

NEW YORK (D1 Public Affairs) – Three people were recovered from the water on the west side of Moriches Inlet after their vessel capsized at about 8:05 a.m. today. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a call from a Good Samaritan at 7:56 a.m. who reported that a large wave had capsized a14-foot pleasure boat on the ocean side of Moriches Inlet and the three people on board were in the...

Two Vessels Collide Southeast of Moriches Inlet

NEW YORK–Two vessels collided one and a half miles southeast of Moriches Inlet at 3:25 p.m. today. The 43-foot commercial fishing vessel Elizabeth J was engaged in fishing when the collision occurred with the 27-foot recreational sailing vessel Fairweather. There were no reported injuries, breached hulls or pollution in the water. The mast of the sailing vessel broke in half when the vessels...