Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 18 people near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 18 people near Juneau, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); JUNEAU, Alaska— Coast Guard Sector Juneau, along with multiple good Samaritan vessels rescued 18 people from the 35-foot whale-watching motor vessel Big Red in Favorite Channel near Juneau, Sunday afternoon. All 16 passengers and two crewmembers were recovered and embarked onto motor vessel St. Herman,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Anacapa Island

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Anacapa Island
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 44-year-old female near Anacapa Island Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a report at 2:20 p.m., from the operator of a 64-foot commercial passenger vessel, reporting that a female aboard was showing signs of diabetic complications. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boy

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boy
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the five-year-old boy missing in the water near mile marker 49 of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Sunday. LaFourche Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered a body matching the description of the missing five-year-old boy at mile marker 49 of the Gulf ICW, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 11:18 p.m., Saturday,...

Coast Guard assists 4 on sinking vessel outside Bear Creek, MD

Coast Guard assists 4 on sinking vessel outside Bear Creek, MD
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted four boaters Saturday after their boat began taking on water outside Bear Creek near Baltimore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from TowBoatUS stating a 24-foot vessel with four people aboard was taking on water. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 45-foot Response...

Chatham Coast Guard crew medevacs injured fisherman

Chatham Coast Guard crew medevacs injured fisherman
BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Chatham crewmembers medevaced an injured fisherman Saturday night near the entrance of Great Round Shoal. A person aboard the fishing boat Illusion, which was about 30 miles east of Nantucket en route to its homeport of New Bedford, contacted Coast Guard watchstanders Saturday and reported a crewmember suffered a severe hand laceration and required immediate medical...

Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers in southern Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers in southern Chesapeake Bay
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two stranded kayakers Saturday in Chesapeake Bay off Oyster Point. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call forwarded by Eastern Shore of Virginia 911 Dispatch at 7:55 p.m. that two male kayakers had swamped their kayaks in shallow water approximately six miles south of Oyster Point and could not continue paddling. Sector Hampton...

Coast Guard, other agencies searching for boy in the water

Coast Guard, other agencies searching for boy in the water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a five-year-old boy in the water at mile marker 49 of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 11:18 p.m., Saturday, about a five-year-old boy missing in the water, who is described as a Caucasian male wearing a blue and white life jacket. A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65...

Unified Command calls off search for missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris

Unified Command calls off search for missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The United States Coast Guard (USCG), the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and the Fishing Company of Alaska (FCA), which formed a Unified Command to respond to the sinking fishing vessel Alaska Juris, in the Bering Sea, have called off the search for the missing vessel which is presumed sunk in approximately 5,400 feet of water. “We have searched and...

3 people rescued near Sherman Island in the Sacramento Delta

3 people rescued near Sherman Island in the Sacramento Delta
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, Sacramento County Sheriffs and California Highway Patrol combined search efforts to rescue three people that went missing Friday night and were found at approximately 7:37 a.m., Saturday morning near Rio Vista, Calif. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Rio Vista received a call Saturday morning from a local resident near Sherman Island stating that there...