First Coast Guard C-27J Arrives At Elizabeth City

First Coast Guard C-27J Arrives  At Elizabeth City
Elizabeth City, NC – The first C-27J to complete the Coast Guard’s regeneration process arrived at the C-27J Asset Project Office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, Nov. 13, where it will be used to train and qualify Coast Guard aircrew and maintenance personnel, as well as develop flight and maintenance procedures for Coast Guard-specific mission profiles. Ultimately the aircraft will receive...

Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles Recues Two Boaters Near Port Hueneme

Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles Recues Two Boaters Near Port Hueneme
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the water near Point Hueneme, Calif., early Sunday morning at about 7 a.m. The Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles- Long Beach watch standers received a call for help, reporting an overturned vessel. The two individuals were spotted in the water in close proximity to the vessel. A MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los...

Coast Guard Station South Portland crew respond to boat fire near Cushing Island

Coast Guard Station South Portland crew respond to boat fire near Cushing Island
BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station South Portland, Maine, crew responded to a boat fire aboard a 30-foot lobster boat in the vicinity of Cushing Island, Maine, Monday. The Portland dispatch notified Station South Portland at about 12:20 p.m., of a fire aboard the lobster boat Hard Bottom with one person aboard. A Coast Guard Station South Portland crew member inspects a vessel after a search and rescue...

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to homeport following 9-week patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returns to homeport following 9-week patrol
BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Reliance returned to their homeport at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine on Monday, following a nine-week patrol in the Caribbean Sea supporting the Joint Interagency Task Force-South. During the deployment, the 75-member crew of the Reliance was primarily responsible for conducting counter drug operations in support of U.S. and international law....

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children stranded at sea

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children stranded at sea
SAN DIEGO — A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted three adults and two children aboard an 18-foot disabled boat near the Zuniga Jetty in San Diego, Saturday. The vessel lost power due to an overheated engine and began drifting toward the jetty after the anchor broke free. A good Samaritan towed the vessel away from the rocks and the crew reset their anchor. The mariners grew more concerned as the sun...

Coast Guard saves fishing boat from sinking near Nantucket

Coast Guard saves fishing boat from sinking near Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard helped four fishermen, Saturday, when their boat started flooding about 25 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. The crew aboard the 71-foot fishing vessel Olivia Catherine contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, at 4:50 a.m., when their boat started taking on water. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May holds Native American Heritage event

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May holds Native American Heritage event
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, N.J., were treated to a speech on the history of the Lenape Indian tribe during a Native American Heritage event held on base, Nov. 11. Wesley Dunn, vice president of the Museum of Indian Culture, presented interesting facts about the tribe that inhabited the area more than 500 years ago. Additionally, Dunn brought many...

National Security Cutter Hamilton Sails Away From Ingalls Shipbuilding

National Security Cutter Hamilton Sails Away From Ingalls Shipbuilding
PASCAGOULA, Miss. – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division’s fourth National Security Cutter, Hamilton (WMSL 753), sailed away from the shipyard on Saturday afternoon. The U.S. Coast Guard ship will be commissioned on Dec. 6 in Charleston, S.C. “The U.S. Coast Guard is receiving our finest NSC to date,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias....

Multiple dangerous helicopter incidents prompt Coast Guard to seek help from community

Multiple dangerous helicopter incidents prompt Coast Guard to seek help from community
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is requesting help from the public to gather information about two recent incidents, involving green lasers directed at Coast Guard helicopters near Lenox Township, Michigan, and Clyde Township, Michigan, which put air crews in danger and resulted in aborted missions. About 8:15 p.m. Oct. 17 a crew aboard a Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit was...