Coast Guard locates missing fisherman near the Chandeleur Islands

Coast Guard locates missing fisherman near the Chandeleur Islands
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has located the man believed to be lost near the Chandeleur Islands in Louisiana, Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Thanh Tran was believed to be lost on the ICW between Abbeville, Louisiana and Biloxi, Mississippi after last being seen on the fishing vessel Tina H in Abbeville, Tuesday. A Coast...

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan boatcrew towed a disabled vessel near Earnest Sound, north of Ketchikan, to safety today. The 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew towed the disabled 30-foot recreational vessel with one person aboard 40 miles to Knudson Cove Marina in Ketchikan. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received notification through Station Ketchikan of a recreational...

Coast Guard searching for fisherman on the Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard searching for fisherman on the Intracoastal Waterway
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman who may be lost on the Intracoastal Waterway between Abbeville, Louisiana, and Biloxi, Mississippi, Monday. Thanh Tran was last seen on the 48-foot fishing vessel, Tina H, described as white with blue details, in Abbeville, Tuesday. The last contact from Tran was via cell phone, Thursday. Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crews from...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to marina fire in Urbanna, VA

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to marina fire in Urbanna, VA
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and other agencies are responding Monday to a marina fire in Urbanna. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven received a request for assistance from Middlesex County at approximately 5:20 a.m., stating there was a fire at the Dozier Yachting Center on Urbanna Creek in Urbanna, and two people who lived aboard boats in the marina were not accounted for. A 45-foot response...

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire suspend active search for missing swimmer near Queen’s Bath, Kauai

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire suspend active search for missing swimmer near Queen's Bath, Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department suspended the search Sunday for missing 28-year-old Mykola Grebeniuk who was swept out to sea Thursday near Queen’s Bath, in Princeville, Kauai. “Suspending an active search and rescue case without definitive resolution is one of the most difficult decisions to make,” said Capt. Shannon Gilreath, commander, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu....

Coast Guard Station Milwaukee conducts ice rescue training with partner agencies

Coast Guard Station Milwaukee conducts ice rescue training with partner agencies
Members from Coast Guard Station Milwaukee and local first responders prepare to conduct ice rescue training in Milwaukee, Feb. 28, 2016. (Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Tom Morrell) MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard Station Milwaukee conducted joint ice rescue training with local agencies in Milwaukee Sunday. The Coast Guard conducted ice rescue training with members from emergency management agencies across...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward back from patrol, disrupts approx. $10.5 million contraband in the Caribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Forward back from patrol, disrupts approx. $10.5 million contraband in the Caribbean
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forward transits toward its homeport of Portsmouth, Va., Feb. 28, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Forward returned to their homeport of Portsmouth, Virginia,Sunday, following a two-month long patrol in the western and central Caribbean Sea that resulted in the seizure of more...

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfers off Trinidad

Coast Guard rescues distressed surfers off Trinidad
ALAMEDA, Calif. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two distressed surfers near Trinidad Saturday afternoon. At approximately 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay received a call from a person ashore stating his friends needed assistance and were stranded on Camel Rock. A Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter aircrew was launched from Sector Humboldt Bay and within minutes were on scene...

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned adrift skiff near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu

Coast Guard searching for owner of unmanned adrift skiff near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu
The Coast Guard is searching for the owner or operator of an unmanned adrift 13-foot blue skiff found in the vicinity of the sand bar near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Feb. 27, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner or operator of an unmanned adrift 13-foot blue skiff found in the vicinity of the sand bar near Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Saturday. Anyone with information...