Coast Guard saves 3 from sinking vessel

Coast Guard saves 3 from sinking vessel
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Three adults were rescued by a Coast Guard crew eight miles west of Bean Point on Anna Maria Island, Florida, after their 37-foot boat began taking on water, Sunday. At approximately 3:50 p.m Coast Guard watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida received a report...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies responded to a single-seat aircraft that reportedly crashed less than one mile from Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg, Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office dive team recovered one individual deceased. At 3 p.m., Coast...

Coast Guard, partner agencies, rescue 6 from sinking boat off Sea Grit, NJ

Coast Guard, partner agencies, rescue 6 from sinking boat off Sea Grit, NJ
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. — The Coast Guard, along with the Coast Guard Auxiliary and the New Jersey State Police Marine Division, rescued six boaters Sunday after their 25-foot pleasure craft started to sink one mile offshore from Sea Grit, New Jersey. A person aboard the sinking boat contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet using a VHF marine radio at about 9:15 a.m. and...

Coast Guard suspends search response to plane crash off Virginia coast

Coast Guard suspends search response to plane crash off Virginia coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 11:30 a.m. Sunday for the pilot of a plane that crashed Saturday approximately 51 miles southeast of Chincoteague Island. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew searched until sunset Saturday and the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Beluga searched through the night until Sunday morning for wreckage or any sign of the pilot aboard the downed...

Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck medevacs heart attack victim from vessel near Oyster Bay, N.Y

Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck medevacs heart attack victim from vessel near Oyster Bay, N.Y
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Eatons Neck medically evacuated a 60-year-old man from his vessel less than a mile offshore near Oyster Bay, N.Y., this morning. Vessel operator aboard his 35-foot, white hull sloop contacted Station Eatons Neck at approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning, reporting that he was experiencing chest and back pain and was requesting to be taken off his vessel. At 2:39...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters off San Diego coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters off San Diego coast
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard rescued four adults and a 15-year-old boy after their 30-foot boat started taking on water approximately 17 miles west of Point Loma, Saturday. Mariners aboard the vessel PMS Escape II called the Coast Guard on channel 16, the international distress frequency, using a handheld radio at 5:58 p.m., to report their pleasure boat had lost propulsion, was taking on water,...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 35-year-old-man

Coast Guard ends search for missing 35-year-old-man
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and local agencies are no longer searching for a man reported missing in Torch Lake Township, Michigan, Saturday evening. Just before 11:30 p.m., 35-year-old Isaac Laplander was found safe near his home. Involved in the search were crews from Coast Guard Station Portage, Michigan, aboard a 25-foot response boat and a crew from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Michigan,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boy in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boy in New Bedford, Massachusetts
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews have suspended the search for a boy who was reportedly seen jumping into the water in New Bedford, Massachusetts, Saturday pending further developments. After multiple crews searched an extensive area by sea and air with no sightings or correlating reports, the Coast Guard actively suspended the search at about 10 p.m. Saturday. Initially, watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard identifies owner of unmanned boat on Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard identifies owner of unmanned boat on Martha's Vineyard
BOSTON — The Coast Guard identified Saturday the owner of an unmanned sailboat found ashore on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Friday. After an extensive search by federal and local authorities, the owner called the Coast Guard, claimed the boat, and explained he left it on the beach. Initially, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call at about 10 p.m.,...