Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm system passes mid-Atlantic region

Coast Guard urges mariners to exercise caution as storm system passes mid-Atlantic region
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners in the mid-Atlantic region to use extreme caution as a major storm system passes through the region later this week. According to a forecast from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration National Weather Service the storm could bring potential...

Coast Guard rescued 2 after boat floods west of Hudson, Florida

Coast Guard rescued 2 after boat floods west of Hudson, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their 44-foot boat flooded 14 miles west of Hudson, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Rescued were Ronald Letchner and Hung Fang Nguyen. At 1:46 p.m. Coast Guard Sector St....

Coast Guard, ADEC establish Unified Command in response to oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard, ADEC establish Unified Command in response to oil spill in Shuyak Strait, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 helicopter crew and Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak pollution responders conduct an overflight in response to an oil spill in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Feb. 27, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have established a Unified Command in response to an oil spill 49...

Coast Guard suspends search for 59-year-old man near Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 59-year-old man near Key West
USCG file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday at 7:42 p.m. for Robert McCabe, 59, missing in the vicinity of Lakes Passage near Key West. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a distress call from four people aboard a 27-foot cabin cruiser at 6:25 p.m. Sunday, reporting McCabe had fallen overboard. The watchstanders directed the launch...

Search for 59-year-old man continues near Key West

Search for 59-year-old man continues near Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues searching for a 59-year-old man in the vicinity of Lakes Passage near Key West, Tuesday. Missing is Robert McCabe, 59, last seen wearing gray swim trunks and reported falling overboard a 27-foot cabin cruiser west of Key West. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a distress call...

Coast Guard assists 5 people 7 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard assists 5 people 7 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Cutter Finback file photo by AUX David Lau. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted five people with their 28-foot vessel that was taking on water Monday 7 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback at 3:32 p.m. stating they heard, over VHF-FM radio channel 16, a vessel with five people aboard were...

Good Samaritans rescue 6 people from sinking vessel 14 miles northwest of Bahamas

Good Samaritans rescue 6 people from sinking vessel 14 miles northwest of Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo MIAMI — A good Samaritan sailing vessel rescued six people from a sinking sailing vessel early Monday 14 miles west north west of Hog Cay, Bahamas. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a 406 megahertz personal locator beacon distress alert and the Halifax Joint Rescue Coordination Centre received a report from the sailing vessel Serenity,...

Coast Guard continues search for 60-year-old man near Key West

Coast Guard continues search for 60-year-old man near Key West
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues its search for a 60-year-old man in the vicinity of Lake Passage near Key West, Monday. Missing is Robert McHabe, 60, last seen wearing gray swim trunks and reported falling overboard a 27-foot cabin cruiser west of Key West. Rescue crews a part of the search are: A Coast Guard Station Key West...

Coast Guard, partner agencies complete ESF-10 operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, partner agencies complete ESF-10 operations in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Members of Resolve Marine Group transfer a boat identified as STT060 to the staging area near Red Hook, St. Thomas, USVI, Feb. 21, 2018. Placement of this vessel in the staging area completed Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF-10) operations. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Gina Ruoti CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands — The U.S. Coast Guard and all of its federal partners and contractors,...