Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles west of Venice, FL

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles west of Venice, FL
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo VENICE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Saturday night 60 miles west of Venice. Medevaced was Steve Wager. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watch standers received notification at 7:40 p.m. via VHF-FM radio channel 16 stating Wager was suffering symptoms of a seizure while aboard a 35-foot fishing boat with...

Coast Guard rescues 19 people, assists 14 others during Lake Erie storms

Coast Guard rescues 19 people, assists 14 others during Lake Erie storms
USCG File Photo CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews rescued 19 people and escorted 14 back to shore in four separate weather-related cases on Lake Erie involving capsized vessels, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center received notification of a pontoon boat, with 12 adults aboard, that was hit by rough seas and taking on water about a mile off of Gem Beach on Catawba Island, north of Sandusky,...

Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area

Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water near Fort Walton Beach, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of an overdue 24-year-old male jet-skier at 10:49 p.m. The man was reported to have fallen in the water at approximately 8:00 p.m. Coast Guard Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew, which located the male and transferred him...

Coast Guard, Gov. John Carney posthumously award Silver Lifesaving Medal in Delaware

Coast Guard, Gov. John Carney posthumously award Silver Lifesaving Medal in Delaware
Rear Adm. Meredith Austin, commander, Coast Guard 5th District (left), Amy Jo Fosdick (center left), Michael Manley Jr. (center), Andrew Short (center right) and Gov. John C. Carney (right), pose for a photo with the Silver Lifesaving Medal that was posthumously awarded to Michael Manley (Sr.), for rescuing his stepson, Andrew Short, at a ceremony held at Coast Guard Station Indian River, Rehoboth...

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Lady Marie in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Lady Marie in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man off a fishing vessel 40 miles southeast of Galveston Saturday afternoon. At 2:07 p.m., the Captain of the fishing vessel Lady Marie contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston watchstanders to report that a crew member on the vessel had suffered an eye injury due to malfunctioning machinery. A...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge near Brenton Sound, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to oil discharge near Brenton Sound, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to an oil discharge on the Grand Bay Tank Battery 2 Facility near Breton Sound, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center at 9:30 a.m. , Saturday that a storage tank barge owned by Lobo Operating Inc. overflowed causing a discharge of approximately 1,350 gallons of crude oil into Brenton...

Coast Guard hosts Naval Sea Cadets for training in San Diego

Coast Guard hosts Naval Sea Cadets for training in San Diego
Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Rogers, from Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego 91109, poses for a photo with Naval Sea Cadets undergoing Maritime Interdiction Operations training aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement Open during a tour of the MSST facilities in San Diego June 22, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Justin Eaton) SAN...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 4 miles west of Crystal River Barge Canal

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 4 miles west of Crystal River Barge Canal
24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old man Saturday four miles west of the Crystal River Barge Canal. Medevacked was Donald Puzello. Coast Guard Station Yankeetown watch standers received notification at 2:45 p.m. from Citrus County Sheriff’s Office stating Puzello was suffering from chest pains while aboard an 18-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Captain John in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Captain John in Gulf of Mexico
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 36-year-old man off a fishing vessel 50 miles southeast of Galveston Saturday afternoon. At 11:20 a.m., the captain of the fishing vessel Captain John contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston watchstanders to report that a passenger was...