Coast Guard rescues 3 high schoolers from Detroit River

Coast Guard rescues 3 high schoolers from Detroit River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three high school students who fell into the Detroit River after their rowboat became swamped by the wake of passing vessels, Saturday morning. The students were members of the Grosse Ile High School crew...

Coast Guard rescues 55-year-old man 1 mile west of Aripeka

Coast Guard rescues 55-year-old man 1 mile west of Aripeka
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ARIPEKA, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man from a 25-foot boat Saturday approximately 1 mile west of Aripeka. Rescued was Jeffrey Statkus, 55, from Brooksville. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a 911 relay...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home from counter narcotics patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. Astoria, Ore. – The crew aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC-623) returned home Friday to Astoria after a 60-day counter narcotic patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While patrolling international waters off the coast of Mexico and Central America, Steadfast’s law enforcement boarding teams intercepted...

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River

Coast Guard, Mass DEP respond to dielectric oil leak in Mystic River
A boat crew from Clean Harbor is working to locate the source of the dielectric oil sheen on Friday, April 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — The unified command is overseeing dive crews and freeze operations this weekend as crews work to locate the source of the dielectric fluid leak in the Mystic River near the Alford St. bridge. Crews from...

Unified Command completes damage assessments of gas pipeline after fire near Port O’Connor

Unified Command completes damage assessments of gas pipeline after fire near Port O'Connor
Containment boom surrounds the dredging barge Jonathon King Boyd after it caught fire while conducting dredging operations approximately two miles from Port O’Connor, Texas, April 18, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, Genesis Energy and RLB Contracting Inc., has...

Vice President scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy Commencement Exercises

Vice President scheduled to speak at Coast Guard Academy Commencement Exercises
NEW LONDON, Conn. – The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is preparing to host Vice President Mike Pence, who is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at graduation ceremonies here, Wednesday, May 23. The 137th Commencement Exercises are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on Cadet Memorial Field. This event is not open to the public. The Vice President traditionally addresses the graduating class at one of...

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site

Unified Command ends response efforts at Port William oil spill site
A Paradigm Marine excavator conducts beach-tilling operations to release trapped oil in the inter-tidal zone at a spill site on Shuyak Island near Kodiak, Alaska, April 7, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Alaska Chadux Corporation. KODIAK, Alaska – The Unified Command announced the end of response efforts at the oil spill site at Port William, in Shuyak Strait, 49 miles north of Kodiak, Friday. Responders...

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator of the 80-foot vessel Mahana reporting they were taking on water approximately 18 miles west of...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder commissioned in Atlantic Beach
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder mans the rails during the commissioning ceremony for the cutter in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, April 20, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Office 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard commissioned North Carolina’s first Fast Response Cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder, during a ceremony in Atlantic...