Coast Guard crew rescues man near Mantoloking, N.J.

USCG file photoMANTOLOKING, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old male after he fell off a 45-foot charter boat he was fishing from one-half miles east of Mantoloking Tuesday. Rescued was Jim Sager, 59, from Point Pleasant, N.J. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard received a call from a crewmember aboard the...

Coast Guard rescue crews respond to sinking sailing vessel off the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews responded and assisted two men aboard the 50-foot sailing vessel Oshun that was taking on water and in danger of sinking Monday, approximately 11 nautical miles northeast of Cabo Engaño, Dominican Republic. The Oshun crew consisted of a 60 and a 56 year-old from the Netherlands Antilles, traveling aboard...

Search continues for missing mariners in Republic of the Marshall Islands

USCG File Photo - Air Station Barbers PointHONOLULU — A HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, a Navy C-130 aircrew and search crews from the Republic of Marshall Islands continue to search Monday for four mariners who were reported missing aboard a 14-foot boat with a white hull near Majuro, in the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Friday. The Hercules aircrew launched...

Grounded barge near Port Canaveral, Fla., refloated and transported ashore

USCG file photoPORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Mobro 1210, a 144-foot barge that broke free from a tug boat and grounded near the entrance of Port Canaveral Monday morning, was refloated at approximately 2 p.m. and moored at a Port Canaveral pier. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 1:40 a.m. Monday that the barge was aground near the Port Canaveral Jetty Entrance. Shortly afterward the...

Coast Guard rescues Juneau hunters on Douglas Island

The MH-60 crew refuels in Juneau after rescuing two.ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk rescue helicopter crew located and rescued two missing hunters on the west side of Douglas Island at 12:30 p.m. Monday, and were safely flown to Juneau and awaiting emergency medical personnel. Saffron Hayes, 25, and Lee Ferguson, 55, both Juneau residents were reported to the Alaska...

Commanding Officer of Coast Guard Station New London Relieved for Cause

Station New London 45-foot RB-MNEW YORK – Coast Guard Lt. Thomas Stokes was relieved for cause as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Station New London, Conn., Nov. 18, 2010, after an administrative review based on a loss of confidence in his ability to command the unit. The relief for cause is a non-punitive, internal personnel management decision. “Commanding a Coast Guard unit is...

Coast Guard to recognize St. Clair Shores citizens for saving 9 lives

DETROIT—The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to formally recognize two employees of a St. Clair Shores marine towing company Wednesday for saving nine people when they responded to a mayday call after two boats collided and sank in Lake St. Clair July 2, 2010. During the ceremony, Capt. Jeff Ogden, commander of Coast Guard Sector Detroit, will present Daniel McAndrew and Terry McGregor, of Marine One...

Coast Guard and Dominican Navy conduct training exercise off the coast of Catuano, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island and three Dominican Navy vessels conducted a training exercise Friday off the coast of Catuano, Dominican Republic. The Kodiak Island rendezvoused with the Dominican Republic Navy vessels GC-109 Orion, PA-301 Almirante Didiez Burgos and PM-204 Capotillo as part of their Autumn Cruise to train second and...

Coast Guard responding to grounded barge aground near Port Canaveral, Fla.

USCG file photo PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a grounded barge approximately 144-feet in length that broke free from a tug boat Monday near the entrance of Port Canaveral. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 1:40 a.m. Monday that the barge was aground near the Port Canaveral Jetty Entrance. Shortly afterward the crew of the Tug Boat Megan Beyel confirmed that...