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Mishaps & Rescues – Mid-Atlantic

Recent responses from New Jersey to North Carolina

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Mishaps & Rescues – Florida

Recent responses throughout Florida

STEALTH SHIP — The Department of Defense high-speed experimental boat Stiletto departs U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach en route to a training exercise area near the South Florida coast. The 88-foot-long, 60-ton vessel is under the tactical control of Joint Interagency Task Force South to counter illicit trafficking operations.

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Mishaps & Rescues – Connecticut & New York

Recent responses from around the nation

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Mishaps & rescues – New England

 

Caught under Manhattan pier

Manhattan, N.Y.

A multiagency search was under way after a man was reportedly seen caught under a pier on East 90th Street in Manhattan. The Coast Guard was contacted by the New York Fire Department after it was alerted to a man caught under a pier in the East River by an unidentified caller using an emergency call box. The Coast Guard quickly responded by sending two 25-foot rescue boat crews to search the area. The New York Police Department had two rescue boats and a helicopter on scene, and the FDNY had rescue boats and a diver in the water. The case was still under investigation. (March 31)

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Mishaps & Rescues – Mid-Atlantic

Recent responses from North Carolina to New Jersey

Coast Guard tows four to safety

Station Wrightsville Beach, N.C.

The Coast Guard rescued four people from a sinking boat seven miles off Wrightsville Beach. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a call from the boat and deployed two rescue boat crews from Station Wrightsville Beach to help them. The 47- and 25-foot rescue boats arrived and crews transferred all four people to safety. The 47-foot rescue boat towed the 20-foot pleasure boat to Wrightsville Beach Wildlife Boat Ramp. (April 4)

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