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Mishaps & Rescues - New England - February

Recent responses New England and the Mid-Atlantic region

KIDNAPPED CHILD - Crewmembers from the Coast Guard cutter Crocodile and Kodiak Island rescue Luke Finch, 3, who was allegedly kidnapped Dec. 1 by his father Paul Martikainen about 120 miles southwest of Sanibel Island, Fla. Crewmembers aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., HC-130 Hercules aircraft spotted Martikainen's 32-foot sailboat.



Mishaps & Rescues Connecticut & New York

Recent responses from New York and around the nation

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An aerial view of the hurricane barrier, top, and Homer's Wharf in New Bedford, Mass., shows about 50 gallons of a Dec. 13 petroleum-based spill. Coast Guard response petty officers were investigating the cause of the spill, which covered the majority of the harbor.



Mishaps & rescues - Mid-Atlantic February

Recent responses from the Mid-Atlantic region

PARTNERSHIP IN PHILADELPHIA — A Coast Guard rescue boat crew and a Philadelphia Marine Police safe boat crew conduct a tactical turn during training in the Delaware River near Philadelphia. The two agencies work closely with each other on training, search-and-rescue and port security for the Port of Philadelphia.



Mishaps & Rescues - Connecticut & New York - January 2010

Recent responses from throughout the Northeast

Coast Guard rescue crews work to help an injured crewmember aboard a sailboat near Matinicus Island, Maine. A 47-foot boat crew from Coast Guard Station Rockland launched Nov. 8 and escorted the Shiela, a 27-foot sailboat, to meet an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod that would airlift the patient.



Mishaps & Rescues - New England - January

Recent responses from New England

BERING SEA RESCUE — Coast Guard patrol aboard a small boat deployed from the Coast Guard cutter Munro worked together to tow the life raft from the fishing vessel Carly Renee in the Bering Sea to Munro, rescuing the four fisherman. The four fishermen from the Carly Renee abandoned ship 22 miles east of Unalaska Island because their vessel was taking on water, according to the Coast Guard. The four fishermen were reported in stable condition.



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