Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center reporting they were searching for a missing male that fell in the...

Unified command begins removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command begins removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners dewaters a partially submerged barge at Emsworth Lock and Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. PITTSBURGH – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army...

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued one woman and recovered one man after their 15-foot paddleboat was reportedly beset by weather near Three Tree Point in Burien, Wash., Sunday morning. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles and a Coast Guard Station Seattle rescue boat crew aboard...

Unified command continues response to barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command continues response to barge breakaways on Ohio River
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers members and industry partners continue ice-breaking operations at Emsworth Lock and Dam January 19, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by MSU Pittsburgh. PITTSBURGH – The Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners continue to respond to the barge breakaways on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Moundsville, West Virginia, Saturday. “The...

Coast Guard response to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon continues

Coast Guard response to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon continues
An oil sheen can be seen trailing from under a dilapidated pier near the Cannery Pier Hotel in downtown Astoria, Oregon, Jan. 20, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River aircrew. ASTORIA, Oregon — Coast Guard and local salvage personnel discovered the potential source of the oil sheen and are working to minimize environmental impacts on the Columbia River near Astoria,...

Coast Guard searches for a man over board

Coast Guard searches for a man over board
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m. from the pleasure craft Motion Granted, a 41-foot hattaras, that 40-year-old Matthew Willis was overboard. The man was last seen at approximately 2 a.m. Three people...

Coast Guard ice breaking cutters make progress on the Connecticut River

Coast Guard ice breaking cutters make progress on the Connecticut River
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bollard, a 65-foot Small Harbor Tug, transits on the ice-covered Connecticut River near Essex, Connecticut, Jan. 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) NEW YORK — Coast Guard cutters continue to steadily break ice jams in the Connecticut River to prevent flooding and help the broken ice drift down river and out to Long Island...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon
Coast Guard personnel responded to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Ore., January 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Oregon – Coast Guard personnel are responding to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River dispatched personnel from the Incident Management...

Coast Guard rescues two men near New Orleans

Coast Guard rescues two men near New Orleans
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two people in distress near The Pen, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the men that their 16-foot flat bottom boat got stuck in the mud due to shallow waters in The Pen, a lake near New Orleans. The men called Seatow but the towing company was unable...