Two kayakers saved near Boston Light

BOSTON – Coast Guard rescue crews plucked two kayakers from the water today, after their kayaks overturned near Boston Light.

Coast Guard saves sick tanker crewman

BOSTON – A Coast Guard rescue crew transferred a 35-year-old crewman from a Singapore-flagged oil tanker ship about 16 miles northeast of Hull, Mass., today after he complained of severe stomach pain.

Sailor clinging to boat rescued near Hull, Massachusetts

BOSTON- A Hull, Mass., native was pulled from the water by a Coast Guard boat crew around 6:30 p.m., Wednesday as he was clinging to his boat in the Hull Bay. At 6:26 p.m., Coast Guard Station Point Allerton received a call from a good Samaritan on shore who reported a person in the water, hanging on to side of a sailboat about 500 yards south of the Coast Guard station. A 41-foot boat crew from Station...

Coast Guard responds to crane collapse

BOSTON – The Coast Guard and local police are responding to the site where a crane collapsed today in Quincy, Mass. The Coast Guard is maintaining a safety zone between the Fore River Bridge and the Braintree terminal to direct boating traffic away from the area. Coast Guard Sector Boston launched a 41-foot boat crew from Station Point Allerton after the Quincy Police Department notified the...

Sailboat, crew found safe

BOSTON – The sailboat Elan and its crew were found safe approximately four miles north of Race Point near Provincetown, Mass., today. Coast Guard Sector Boston received a call from the Salem Harbor Master around 8:30 a.m., reporting the Elan crew notified them they were disabled but still making their way toward Florida on sail power. The harbor master relayed the Elan’s position to the...

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard Plymouth charter boat

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – Five Coast Guard boats responded when a charter whale-watching vessel carrying 36 people reported an engine fire while they were six miles off Gurnet Lighthouse in Plymouth, Mass., about 8:30 a.m., today. The 77-foot Capt. John & Son is no longer on fire and the smoke had dissipated. There are no reports of injuries, and the boat does not appear to be taking on...

Coast Guard ends search for Massachusetts man

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard suspended the search at 7:30 this morning for a Quincy, Mass., man who fell overboard July 3, near Deer Island, Mass. “The decision to end an active search is a very difficult one,” said Capt. Gail Kulisch, the commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Boston. “While the Coast Guards active effort has ended after an exhaustive search,...

Coast Guard currently searching for person in water

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – Several Coast Guard crews and local agencies are currently searching for a 60-year man who fell in the water in the vicinity of Deer Island, Mass., around 6 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center received a call from a 34-foot Stingray pleasure craft, the Nina Maria, reporting one of their passengers fell off the boat while en route to the Winthrop, Mass.,...