Coast Guard Air Station Miami holds Change of Command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Miami holds Change of Command ceremony
Capt. Todd W. Lutes passes command of Coast Guard Air Station Miami to Capt. Michael E. Platt during their Change of Command Ceremony at Air Station Miami on July 21, 2017. MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Miami conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Miami. During the ceremony Capt. Todd W. Lutes transferred command of Air Station Miami to Capt. Michael E. Platt. The...

Coast Guard urges caution by boaters transiting under the closed Kalan Railroad Bridge

Coast Guard urges caution by boaters transiting under the closed Kalan Railroad Bridge
Pictured is the Kalan Railroad Bridge, which remained in the down position after suffering equipment failure, July 19, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KENNEWICK — The Coast Guard urges boaters to remain cautious when transiting under the Kalan Railroad Bridge, which has remained in the down position after suffering equipment failure Wednesday. The Union Pacific Railroad (UPPR) Company reported...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA
Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish file photo by Sean McGrath PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing teenager off Gloucester Point, Virginia, at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth were notified at about 4:40 p.m. Friday that a 13-year-old boy went missing while swimming with family members...

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted an unconscious passenger aboard a recreational boat two miles north of Cape May Inlet today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the captain of the recreational boat Fishing Fever that a man was reportedly losing and regaining consciousness at 6:53 a.m. A rescue...

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel taking on water, crew in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard saves fishing vessel taking on water, crew in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews successfully dewatered a commercial fishing vessel taking on water with six people aboard, 30 miles east of the Port Mansfield jetties, early Saturday morning. At 1:27 a.m., the fishing vessel Little Joseph contacted Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders on VHF channel 16 to report that their vessel...

Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA

Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing teenager off Gloucester Point, Virginia, Friday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth were notified at about 4:40 p.m. that a 13-year-old went missing while swimming with family members at Gloucester Point Beach. The missing...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues two people, south of Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues two people, south of Sandy Hook, N.J.
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook crew rescues two people 40 miles south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, July 21, 2017 after their boat sank.  U.S Coast Guard photo by Seaman Dalton Stegent. NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan rescued two people 40 miles south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Friday after their boat sank. At 9:39 a.m. watchstanders at the first Coast Guard District command center...

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat

Coast Guard crews work diligently to keep fishing boat afloat
USCG File PhotoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Additional Coast Guard crews have been sent to keep flooding at bay aboard a commercial fishing vessel with four people aboard, 30 miles northeast of Port Aransas, Friday. A Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew and a Coast Guard Station Port Aransas response boat crew each delivered dewatering pumps earlier in the morning,...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill woman from a fishing charter today near Cape May. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the crew of the Cape May Lady that a passenger was experiencing seizures. A nearby 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May overheard the broadcast for...