Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in Saint Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in Saint Lawrence Seaway
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); BUFFALO, New York — The motor vessel Pacific Huron was successfully refloated Saturday evening from its grounded position in the St. Lawrence Seaway near Wellesley Island, New York. Under the direction of the Donjon-Smit salvage master, two Canadian tugs, the Evans Mckeil and the Ocean A. Simard, successfully...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking car

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking car
Members from Coast Guard Cutter Marlin rescue an 89-year-old man from a vehicle that went into the St. Andrews Marina in Panama City, Florida, December 30, 2017. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Marlin. NEW ORLEANS– The Coast Guard rescued an 89-year-old man from a vehicle that fell into the St. Andrews Marina in Panama City, Florida, Saturday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for three men overdue near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for three men overdue near Whittier, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for three people overdue in the vicinity of Whittier, Alaska, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter crew and a Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew are currently on scene searching. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received initial notification Friday night from...

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 2 aboard sinking vessel off Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Sea Tow rescue 2 aboard sinking vessel off Culebra, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews and a ESF-10 Hurricane Maria recovery team combine efforts with a Sea Tow vessel Friday morning to rescue two boaters whose vessel was taking on water and partially submerged approximately seven miles west of the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by MH-65D Air Station Borinquen crew) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews and a...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for New Year’s Eve celebration

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for New Year's Eve celebration
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard reminds boaters to exercise caution and practice safe boating within the waters of Central and Southern California harbors while enjoying the New Year’s holiday weekend. The Coast Guard urges boaters not to launch or use fireworks aboard a vessel as they can be mistaken as a sign of distress, needlessly attracting Coast Guard and other rescue resources. It...

Coast Guard continues ice breaking operations for bay of Green Bay

Coast Guard continues ice breaking operations for bay of Green Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Mackiaw File Photo MILWAUKEE — The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to break ice at approximately 8 a.m. Monday and Tuesday in support of Operation Taconite for two shipments arriving in the Port of Green Bay. Ice breaking transits will increase in frequency for the first three weeks of January. The Coast Guard will establish and maintain tracks through the ice from Rock Island Passage...

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry completes at-sea fisheries enforcement patrol off Hawaii

Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry completes at-sea fisheries enforcement patrol off Hawaii
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry crew conducts a boarding from their 26-foot over-the-horizon small boat off the Hawaiian Islands Dec. 19, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HONOLULU — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), a 154-foot Fast Response Cutter homeported in Honolulu, recently completed a 10-day patrol of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone in the Hawaiian Islands region....

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for San Francisco New Year’s Eve fireworks

Coast Guard establishes safety zone for San Francisco New Year's Eve fireworks
San Francisco New Year’s Eve fireworks safety zone. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard encourages boaters to take the proper fireworks precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable weekend on the water for the New Year’s holiday weekend. The Coast Guard urges boaters not to launch or use fireworks aboard a vessel as they can be mistaken as a sign of distress, needlessly...

Coast Guard frees to two vessels beset by ice in St. Marys River

Coast Guard frees to two vessels beset by ice in St. Marys River
Coast Guard Cutter Biscayne Bay file photo SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan — The two vessels best by ice in the St. Marys River were freed Thursday afternoon. The Coast Guard Cutter Biscayne Bay freed the motor vessel Walter J. McCarthy from the ice in the upbound Middle Neebish Channel of the St. Marys River at approximately 2:00 p.m. The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Samuel Risley freed the motor vessel...