Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Grays Harbor, seeks public comment

Coast Guard conducts waterways analysis study of Grays Harbor, seeks public comment
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); SEATTLE — Coast Guard officials are seeking public comment while conducting a waterways analysis and management system review of Grays Harbor. Officials are seeking information from local mariners regarding the general use of the waterways and any issues with the visibility, placement or location of...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 migrants in the water near Caesar Creek

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 migrants in the water near Caesar Creek
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 3 p.m. for two missing Cuban migrants in the vicinity of Caesar Creek, Florida, to Haulover Inlet, Florida. “Our Coast Guard men and women worked tirelessly looking for the two missing Cuban migrants; however, despite our best efforts we have been unable to locate them, and have decided to suspended the search,” said Capt....

Responders successfully remove Avalon for disposal near Brinnon, Wash.

Responders successfully remove Avalon for disposal near Brinnon, Wash.
SEATTLE — Responders successfully removed the 65-foot pleasure craft Avalon from the beach near Pleasant Harbor in Brinnon, Tuesday. The Coast Guard, Washington State Department of Ecology, Washington State Department of Natural Resources and Global Diving and Salvage, Inc., have been working the case. DNR will oversee the vessel’s full removal and disposal. Coast Guard and Washington State Department...

Coast Guard rescues 33 suspected migrants east of Boca inlet

Coast Guard rescues 33 suspected migrants east of Boca inlet
MIAMI — Coast Guard has rescued 33 suspected migrants who jumped in the water from their grossly overloaded vessel 7 miles east of Boca Inlet, Florida. A Coast Guard crew embarks a group of suspected migrants seven miles east of Boca Inlet, Florida, Oct. 29, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo. The suspected migrants were spotted by a Coast Guard C-130 aircrew that is searching for two missing Cuban migrants...

We Remember: Coast Guard Rescue 1705

We Remember: Coast Guard Rescue 1705
Today, October 29, 2014 marks the 5 year anniversary of a tragedy for not only the Coast Guard, but for the U.S. Marine Corps also. While conducting a search and rescue mission near San Clemente Island, Calif. on Oct. 29, 2009, Coast Guard Rescue 1705, an HC-130 Hercules aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento, collided with a U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, from the 3rd...

Coast Guard seeks assistance in identifying hoax caller in North Carolina

Coast Guard seeks assistance in identifying hoax caller in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel are requesting assistance from the public in identifying a suspected hoax caller who is suspected to have made seven false distress calls during the past two years in the vicinity of New Bern. During the months of September through December of 2012-2013 and September through October of 2014, a similar male voice broadcast similar distress...

9 suspected migrants rescued in water near Turkey Point

9 suspected migrants rescued in water near Turkey Point
MIAMI — Nine suspected migrants were rescued Monday in the water near Turkey Point in Biscayne Bay, Florida as Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to search for two people in the water. The crew aboard the tug boat Eagle notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a man in the water clinging to debris shortly after 10 a.m. Monday. A MH-65 Helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard continues cleanup at English Station facility

Coast Guard continues cleanup at English Station facility
New Haven, Conn. – Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound and the Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team continue to oversee the clean up and removal of pollutants and hazardous materials from the English Station facility here and estimate that their objectives could be met by the end of the month. During initial assessment, personnel from the Coast Guard and the Connecticut Department of...

Coast Guard, AMVER partners respond to disabled sailing vessel in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard, AMVER partners respond to disabled sailing vessel in Pacific Ocean
SEATTLE — Coast Guard search and rescue crews and an Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue crew are responding to a report of a sailing vessel disabled and adrift about 780 miles west of the Oregon California border, Sunday evening. The operator of the 32-foot sailing vessel Hale’s Revenge reported that there were no injuries to anyone aboard, but they were disabled and adrift after sustaining...