Coast Guard crews rescue two mariners after vessel sinks near Point Judith Harbor

USCG file photoPOINT JUDITH, Rhode Island — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two mariners after the fishing vessel Damariscotta sank near Point Judith, Jan. 3, 2011. Coast Guard crews recovered the mariners after escorting the 45-foot vessel seven miles into Point Judith Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders received a distress call from the captain of the vessel stating...

Coast Guard Station Block Island to close for winter season

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. — U.S. Coast Guard Station Block Island will officially conduct the annual seasonal closure for the summer boating season on Tuesday, September 7th 2010.

Coast Guard suspends search for reported downed aircraft

CHARLESTOWN R.I. – U.S. Coast Guard crews suspend the search for a reported downed aircraft near Charlestown Beach at 8:50 a.m., Aug. 8, 2010.

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater, seeks public’s assistance

BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for at least one overdue boater between Point Judith, R.I., and Newport, R.I., Mon., Aug. 2, 2010.

Coast Guard opens Block Island station for the summer boating season

BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. — Coast Guard Station Block Island officially opened for the summer boating season, Friday, May 28, 2010. From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, Station Block Island, under the parent command of Station Point Judith, will have a boat and crew ready to respond for emergency calls 24 hours a day.

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen as boat sinks

BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their 51-foot wooden fishing boat off the coast of Point Judith, R.I., after it began taking on water and sank today.

Labeled lifejacket saves Coast Guard hours of searching

Point Judith, RI – Personnel at Coast Guard Station Point Judith, R.I., were able to avoid needlessly searching for a person in the water Wednesday morning because a kayak owner had labeled his lifejacket with contact information.

Coast Guard rescues two men from fishing boat

BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station Point Judith, R.I. 47-foot motor life boat crew rescued two fishermen after their boat lost steering and went aground on the West break wall in Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Saturday at 4:35 a.m.

Coast Guard Station Point Judith to hold change of command

NARRAGANSETT, R. I. – A change of command ceremony is scheduled for Coast Guard Station Point Judith Friday at 11 a.m., at the base of the Point Judith Lighthouse in Narragansett, R. I.