Firefighters were called in after reports of two people in the water at 43rd Street, just south of the Circle Line tour boats Monday afternoon.
Police Monday evening pulled men from the water after they jumped into the East River offshore from Long Island City, Queens, along with a third person who jumped in to rescue them himself.
Before emergency crews could arrive, two Good Samaritans passing by on a 26-foot boat rescued Michael Scaringi’s 12-year-old son from the sinking boat.
Suffolk County police said members of the Marine Bureau were patrolling at around 2:22 a.m. when they encountered a 32-foot Carrera boat taking on water after both engines had failed.
First responders rescued man who fell over the Canarsie Pier railing into Jamaica Bay on Saturday afternoon. The whole ordeal was caught on cell phone video.
A search for a missing 27-year-old man in Raritan Bay was under way on Wednesday night.