Coast Guard locates overdue sailboat; Men safely returned home

Coast Guard locates overdue sailboat; Men safely returned home
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard located two men Tuesday, who were reported overdue, and brought them back ashore after a report from one of the men’s wives stating she heard from them. At approximately 4:30 a.m., Patrick Holden’s wife called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard ends search for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger in the Mona Passage
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended a three-day search Monday afternoon for a man who jumped overboard into Mona Passage waters from the Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Adventure of the Seas Saturday night, during the cruise ship’s transit to Puerto Rico. Still missing is Tien Phuoc Nguyen a 26-year-old man and Canadian citizen, who reportedly was on a cruise with...

Coast Guard warns Northern California boaters of near shore “king tides”

Coast Guard warns Northern California boaters of near shore "king tides"
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard is advising boaters in near shore Northern California waters to watch out for “king tides.” According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), king tides occur when the sun and moon’s gravitational pulls reinforce one another during times of the year when the moon is closest to the earth. They will be present in the Bay Area today...

Motor Vessel Orsula successfully refloated, Coast Guard reports no pollution or injuries

Motor Vessel Orsula successfully refloated, Coast Guard reports no pollution or injuries
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard oversaw the successful refloating of the motor vessel Orsula, which was completed Sunday. The Orsula, a 656-foot Marshall Islands flagged ship, ran aground in the vicinity of Tibbets Point in the St. Lawrence Seaway, Christmas Day. At about 5:50 p.m., response personnel from Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Massena, N.Y., reported the successful refloating of the...

Coast Guard Station Golden Gate assists injured 58-year-old man

Coast Guard Station Golden Gate assists injured 58-year-old man
Sausalito, CA – Coast Guard members from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate in Sausalito, Calif., assisted a 58-year-old man aboard the charter fishing vessel El Dorado III near the Farallon Islands Sunday, December 29, 2013. At approximately 10:30 a.m., Station Golden Gate received a report of a diabetic man with head injuries in need of medical assistance aboard the El Dorado III. A 47-foot...

Coast Guard searching Mona Passage for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard searching Mona Passage for overboard Adventure of the Seas cruise ship passenger
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching Sunday for a man who jumped overboard into Mona Passage waters from the Royal Caribbean International cruise ship Adventure of the Seas Saturday night, during the cruise ship’s transit to Puerto Rico. Missing is Tien Phuoc Nguyen a 26-year-old man and Canadian citizen, who reportedly was on a cruise with his family when he...

Coast Guard seeks public’s assistance in locating adrift vessel’s owner

Coast Guard seeks public's assistance in locating adrift vessel's owner
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s assistance after receiving a report of an unmanned and adrift vessel approximately seven miles south of Pearl Harbor, Saturday. The passenger vessel Sashimi I and the passenger vessel Reel Intent reported a small mono-hull white and light blue sailing vessel with a red broken mast adrift approximately seven miles offshore south of Pearl...

Coast Guard overseeing grounded vessel operations in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard overseeing grounded vessel operations in St. Lawrence Seaway
CAPE VINCENT, N.Y.— The Coast Guard is overseeing operations to refloat a grounded 656-foot motor vessel in the St. Lawrence Seaway, Saturday. No flooding, pollution or injuries occurred as a result of the grounding. The motor vessel Orsula, carrying more than 20,000 metric tons of wheat, ran aground near Tibbetts Point, N.Y., at the entrance of the St. Lawrence Seaway. The motor vessel Orsula,...

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard fish processor in Westport, Washington

Coast Guard responds to fire aboard fish processor in Westport, Washington
SEATTLE − The Coast Guard has begun a salvage response to a fish processor that caught fire at its pier in Westport, Wash., early Saturday morning. The master of the fish processor was aboard the vessel at the time it caught fire, but no injuries have been reported. The 131-foot fishing processor Juno caught fire at approximately 1:30 a.m. Westport Fire Department personnel contacted watchstanders...