Tag Archives: Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England

Coast Guard in Southeastern New England, local partners, good Sam save 5 lives in 3 separate incidents

300x450_q95The Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a good Samaritan teamed up to respond to three separate Southeastern New England maritime emergencies since Thursday evening. At about 4:30 a.m. Friday, the captain aboard the fishing boat Sasha Lee used a VHF-FM radio to contact watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England and relay they were taking on water 11 miles southwest of Martha’s Vineyard and had four people aboard.,, At about 5 a.m. Friday, a crewman aboard the 57-foot fishing boat Defender Read the post here  18:20

Coast Guard cutter tows disabled New Bedford fishing boat

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England’s command center received notification at approximately 7 a.m. Sunday from the F/V Megan Marie’s captain reporting the vessel, with six people aboard, was disabled due to a lost rudder. The good Samaritan fishing vessel F/V Jason and Danielle, the disabled vessel’s sister ship, respond Sunday at about 2:30 p.m. and took Megan Marie into tow. However, as the winds increased to 20-30 knots and the seas built to ten feet, the good Samaritan’s tow line parted and Megan Marie’s owner requested the Coast Guard take over the tow. Read the article here 17:27

Coast Guard chopper plucks sick fisherman from F/V Sao Paulo

The boat’s crew called Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at approximately 3:50 p.m., and the helicopter had the fisherman off the boat by 6 p.m., the Coast Guard said. Read more