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.
The Coast Guard, law enforcement and other officials were inspecting the containers as part of the massive response. The ship can carry more than 2,000 cargo containers and the search could take all night, officials said.
Police and Coast Guard will be out in full force stopping any boat owner who is speeding or operating the vessel in a reckless manner.
The Coast Guard said that the crash happened at about 4:50 a.m. on Saturday in the Great South Bay, just west of the Robert Moses Causeway near West Islip. One man fell off the recreational vessel and disappeared.
The body of the second of two swimmers who went missing along different areas of the Jersey shore has been recovered.
Coast Guard officials have suspended a search off the southern New Jersey coast that began after the agency received a mysterious distress call on Sunday morning.