Coast Guard rescues 3 from water in Delaware Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 from water in Delaware Bay
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Jin Maldonado pulls Eric McLoy out of the water near the ferry wall in the Delaware Bay, May 25, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Romeo Hollins) PHILADELPHIA — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued three people from the water approximately 30 yards offshore Lewes,...

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston

Coast Guard Cutter Seneca holds change of command ceremony at Base Boston
Cmdr. John J. Christensen (left) exchanges a salute with Captain Ted M. St. Pierre, while Cmdr. Alan B. McCabe (right) watches on during the change of command ceremony, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Boston (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) BOSTON — Coast Guard Cmdr. John Christensen relieved Cmdr. Alan McCabe as the commanding officer of Coast Guard Cutter Seneca Thursday...

Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe, prepare for Subtropical Storm Alberto

Coast Guard urges boaters to be safe, prepare for Subtropical Storm Alberto
MIAMI – The Coast Guard encourages boaters along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts to prepare for subtropical storm Alberto and stay safe through the Memorial Day Weekend. Typically, there is an increase of boaters on the water during the holiday weekend, however, due to the impeding storm the Coast Guard urges boaters to take precautions for their personal safety. Heavy seas, significant rain and damaging...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana
An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans rescued three overdue boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana, May 25, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters near Big Constance Lake, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of three overdue boaters on a 20-foot commercial shrimping vessel from Rollover...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle arrives in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Eagle file photo by Seamen Lisa Ferdinando. SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” arrived to St. Thomas Harbor Friday morning and moored at the West India Company dock, where the crew will be offering free public tours through Sunday. While in St. Thomas, Eagle will be providing free public tours during the...

Seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season

Seasonal Stations Scituate, Block Island, Fishers Island open for 2018 boating season
Seasonal Station Scituate file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard Stations Scituate, Block Island, and Fishers Island opened Friday and will remain open through Labor Day. The stations’ crews will conduct search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, and recreational boating safety missions. Each station is equipped with 29-foot response boats and crews able to respond 24 hours a day. Chief Warrant Officer...

Coast Guard rescues man 8 miles east of Delray Beach

Coast Guard rescues man 8 miles east of Delray Beach
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet rescues a 65-year-old man Thursday, May 24, 2018 (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Lake Worth Inlet) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a man Thursday after his sailing vessel began taking on water eight miles east of Delray Beach. Rescued was Jean Dextraze, 65, from Canada. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received an...

Coast Guard Members Scheduled to Participate in Multiple Memorial Day Events

Coast Guard Members Scheduled to Participate in Multiple Memorial Day Events
Training Center Cape May Memorial Day ceremony file photo by Chief Warrant Officer John Edwards CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guardsmen will participate in numerous Memorial Day events to help Cape May County honor the service of America’s military members who have died in service to our country, Monday. The Coast Guard Training Center Cape May’s ceremonial staff will provide a color guard and firing...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable crew returns home after multinational cocaine seizures

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable crew returns home after multinational cocaine seizures
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo Virginia Beach, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned to Virginia Beach Thursday afternoon after a successful two-month patrol in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South. The Dependable’s crew patrolled the Eastern Pacific Ocean and interdicted two suspected smuggling vessels, seizing more than five and one-half tons of cocaine valued...