Coast Guard, Chicago Christmas Ship Committee to deliver of 1,200 Christmas trees

Coast Guard, Chicago Christmas Ship Committee to deliver of 1,200 Christmas trees
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Seaman Jared S. Medina officially delivers the Christmas trees on behalf of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw during the 2016 Christmas Ship event. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of USCGC Mackinaw CHICAGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw and members of the Chicago Christmas Ship Committee...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Tarpon Basin near Key Largo

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Tarpon Basin near Key Largo
 U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Islamorada MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to a vessel fire Thursday in Tarpon Basin in Key Largo. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call from Coast Guard Station Islamorada at approximately 6 a.m. stating they received a...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Grand Princess cruise ship near Government Point

Coast Guard medevacs man from Grand Princess cruise ship near Government Point
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Forward Operating Base Mugu transport a 61-year-old male to emergency medical services at Santa Barbara Airport, California, Nov. 29, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man from the Grand Princess cruise ship 17 nautical miles southwest of Government Point Wednesday. At approximately 7:40 a.m., Grand...

Coast Guard to court-martial petty officer accused of child endangerment

Coast Guard to court-martial petty officer accused of child endangerment
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a general court-martial Tuesday at Coast Guard Island in Alameda for a petty officer accused of child endangerment. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jimmy Barlow is accused of violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice, Article 134 – child endangerment resulting in gross bodily harm. Barlow is the subject of a six-year investigation by both the...

Coast Guard conducts out of water inspection on NYC ferry

Coast Guard conducts out of water inspection on NYC ferry
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard completed an out of water inspection on the ferry Urban Journey, hull number H201, one of 10 New York City commuter ferries in the 200-series fleet on Wednesday. After completing a detailed inspection of the vessel’s hull, the Urban Journey was declared safe for continued passenger operations. Underwater hull inspections were conducted on all other vessels in the...

State begins reef damage assessment, final preps being made to remove Pacific Paradise

State begins reef damage assessment, final preps being made to remove Pacific Paradise
Responders continue work to salvage the commercial fishing vessel Pacific Paradise still grounded just off Kaimana Beach on Oahu, Hawaii (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Sector Honolulu) HONOLULU — A team from the State of Hawaii is beginning their reef damage assessment Wednesday as final preparations are made by responders in advance of another attempt to remove the 79-foot fishing vessel...

Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral holds ribbon-cutting ceremony
Linda Morros, Brevard Couty Sheriff’s Office precinct director for Port Canaveral, Capt. Todd Wiemers, commander, Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Capt. John Murray, CEO of Port Canaveral, and Wayne Justice, vice chairman of the Canaveral Port Authority, cut the ribbon to Marine Safety Detachment Port Canaveral’s new building in Port Canaveral, Florida, Nov. 29, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Rapid City, Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Rapid City, Michigan
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. RAPID CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing person after searching Lake Skegemog near Rapid City, Michigan and the surrounding area, Wednesday. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City conducted a first light search for approximately two hours...

Coast Guard, partner agencies intercept human smuggling event

Coast Guard, partner agencies intercept human smuggling event
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) MIAMI – The Coast Guard completed a transfer of 24 people involved in a suspected human smuggling case Saturday to U.S. Border Patrol agents in Lake Worth for processing, and to Homeland Security Investigations for further investigation. The Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet, Palm...