Coast Guard suspends search for boat driver

BOSTON – The Coast Guard has suspended its search near Popponesset Island, Mass., for the 21-year-old East Falmouth, Mass., native, at 12:09 p.m., June 22, 2011. “It’s disappointing that we weren’t able to bring him home to his family … it’s always hard to come back empty-handed,” said Chief Petty Officer Brian Guarino, the officer in charge of Station Woods Hole, who was on scene for...

Coast Guard searching for missing boat driver

BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching for a person in the water after receiving a report of 17-foot boat driving in circles with no one on board near Popponesset Island, Mass., June 21, 2011. The Coast Guard received notification from a Good Samaritan around 12:35 p.m. A Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Cape Cod was nearby and responded first, verifying the report. The 21-year-old...

Coast Guard launches massive search for missing Nantucket man

Boston, MA – Four Coast Guard boats, two cutters and a helicopter are searching the waters between Hyannis, Mass., and Nantucket for a 36-year-old man who was last seen at the helm of his boat around 9:15 p.m., Wednesday.

Tall ship Unicorn freed from rocks in Great Harbor

BOSTON — Sixteen women and the 118-foot tall ship they were aboard are safe after the vessel ran aground on rocks in Great Harbor near Woods Hole, Mass., Wednesday.

Coast Guard responding to tall ship on rocks

BOSTON — Two Coast Guard boat crews are assisting 16 people aboard a tall ship that is on the rocks about 400 yards off Nonamesset Island, Mass., in Great Harbor Wednesday.

Coast Guard calls off search after missing boater sends email to his family

BOSTON – The Coast Guard called off a search for a missing man aboard his sail boat Aflora today after it was confirmed the boater sent an email at 10:15 p.m. Sunday to his family that he is safe and unhurt.

Coast Guard searches for missing boat near Mattapoisett Harbor

BOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 22-foot pleasure boat with with three people on board near Mattapoisett Harbor today.

Boston based tug runs aground near Buzzards Bay

BOSTON- Coast Guard crews helped a Boston-based tug crew today after they grounded their vessel near Buzzards Bay, Mass., around 1 p.m.

Coast Guard assists with helicopter crash near Martha’s Vineyard

BOSTON- The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan responded to a helicopter crash north of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., around 2:23p.m., today. Around 2:10 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received nearly 15 calls from 911 reporting that a helicopter had crashed about 1,000 yards north of the mouth of Tashmoo Lake. There were four people and two dogs aboard the helicopter, but no injuries...