The Coast Guard said they received a distress call at about 2:30 p.m. Sunday that the vessel named Priceless had struck Pulpit Rock and sank with 10 people aboard.
Dangerous tide and current conditions have caused rescuers to suspend a search in the Long Island Sound waters near Fishers Island for a woman who disappeared when the boat she was aboard sank.
Stanislaw Nawrocki, 57, of Ridgewood, Queens, was fishing with his friend (pictured) in an inflatable motor boat Thursday when he somehow fell into the water, the Coast Guard said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound Command Center at 203-468-4401.
At a news conference Friday, Evana Roth said she was planning her husband Raymond Roth’s funeral when she stumbled across a suspicious chain of emails between Roth and his son, allegedly detailing plans for Roth to fake his own death and disappear.
Stamford police said the body of 30-year-old Keith Morris was discovered near the accident scene Monday afternoon.
“In the memory of the children we lost on that awful day, we can take some simple steps to educate and warn boat owners and their passengers about how many people a vessel can safely handle,” U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said.
A Coast Guard crew conducting training exercises near Montauk Harbor on Long Island has rescued a 5-foot sea turtle that was tangled in a buoy line.
The Coast Guard had been looking for 36-year-old Todd Feilage of Greenport.
A stream of mourners attended the wakes of 8-year-old Victoria Gaines and 11-year-old Harley Treanor at separate funeral homes on Sunday.
The Coast Guard said that strong currents in the Hudson River forced the gigantic Norwegian cruise liner to use more propulsion.
“Numerous challenges, depending where a boat goes down, you have currents, low visibility, you have all different kinds of debris,” said Mitch Kramer of North Shore towing.
Coast Guard and fire officials have been searching 185 square miles for Tyler Madoff, a student at Scarsdale High School. He went missing off Kealakekua Bay on the southern coast of the Big Island Wednesday afternoon.
Coast Guard crews have helped rescue four children and five adults who were aboard a recreational boat that was sinking in waters off southern New Jersey.
The Department of Homeland Security said Thursday their search of 850-foot Ville D’Aquarius was over.