Coast Guard rescues 3 from sunken fishing vessel

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sunken fishing vessel
MORGAN CITY, La. – The Coast Guard rescued three individuals from a 75-foot fishing vessel that sank approximately 12 miles southwest of Point Au Fer in the Gulf of Mexico, Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by a passing helicopter of a fishing vessel sinking with two...

Coast Guard lifts Hawaiian port conditions as Hurricane Ignacio advances

Coast Guard lifts Hawaiian port conditions as Hurricane Ignacio advances
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port continues to closely monitor the movement of Hurricane Ignacio and based on the storms current trajectory to the northwest it does not appear that the closure of commercial ports in the Hawaiian Islands will be necessary. The COTP has set all Hawaiian ports back to Condition Whiskey (IV): The ALERT condition in which winds above 34 knots (39 mph) are...

Coast Guard responding to sunken barge on Mississippi River near Convent

Coast Guard responding to sunken barge on Mississippi River near Convent
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken barge near Convent on the Mississippi River, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified of a crane barge that broke free of its mooring and sank near mile marker 160 at 5:20 a.m. The barge reportedly contains a maximum potential of 8,000 gallons of diesel fuel along with an excavator crane and backhoe. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard member to face court-martial for alleged violations of Uniform Code of Military Justice

Coast Guard member to face court-martial for alleged violations of Uniform Code of Military Justice
NEW ORLEANS — The 8th Coast Guard District is scheduled to convene a general court-martial at the Hale Boggs Federal Building Tuesday for a Coast Guard member accused of multiple violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Petty Officer 2nd Class Gregory E. Cooper, is accused of the following violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice: Two specifications under Article 92, one for...

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider reported missing near Peconic Bay, New York

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider reported missing near Peconic Bay, New York
NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews suspend their search for a paraglider reported missing near Peconic Bay, New York, today. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center were notified by South Hampton Dispatch of a paraglider reported missing near Robbins Island, New York, Sunday. Involved in the search were: Coast Guard Station Shinnecock rescue boat crew Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to Host Final Sunset Parade of 2015

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May to Host Final Sunset Parade of 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to host its final Sunset Parade of 2015 in honor of Cape May County and the Coast Guard Auxiliary at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Sunday at 6:52 p.m. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Precision Drill Team. More than 250 recruits will march in the parade and strike the National Ensign from the...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Sunset Cliffs

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Sunset Cliffs
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and local responders are continuing their search for a swimmer who was reported missing Sunday afternoon near Sunset Cliffs. At 11:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego were notified by San Diego Lifeguards that they were searching for 23 year-old Brian Wilson, who was reported missing around 5:20 p.m., after being separated from his friend. The Coast...

Coast Guard searching for missing paraglider in Peconic Bay, NY

Coast Guard searching for missing paraglider in Peconic Bay, NY
BOSTON — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing paraglider near Robins Island, Southold, New York. At approximately 5:45 p.m. Sunday the Coast Guard was notified by South Hampton Dispatch of a missing paraglider. Coast Guard Station Shinnecock launched a 25-foot Response Boat Small crew to search. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod launched a MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to assist the...

Coast Guard locates overdue sailing vessel between Oahu and Maui

Coast Guard locates overdue sailing vessel between Oahu and Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard located the crew of the sailing vessel Honeycutter, 30 miles from Lahaina, Maui, Sunday. Found are father and son, Frank “Jon” Gogolski and Joshua Gogolski, with Jerome Pascual. The Coast Guard received a call from the Honeycutter crew at 11:30 a.m. reporting they were delayed due to a damaged sail and heavier seas than anticipated, but are not in distress and should...