Coast Guard, local agencies on deck to ensure safety during World Series

Coast Guard, local agencies on deck to ensure safety during World Series
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard and local agencies are working to ensure the safety of boaters and baseball fans during World Series games at AT&T Park this weekend. The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has established a safety zone effective from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the McCovey Cove area and waterways will be patrolled by Coast Guard, police and fire department crews....

With disabled vessel safely moored, Coast Guard completes international assist

With disabled vessel safely moored, Coast Guard completes international assist
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard assets and personnel assisting the Canadian coast guard returned to their units after the disabled vessel, Simushir, was safely towed by commercial tugboats to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Monday. “The trusted partnership we have with our Canadian counterparts continues to be a vital component to protecting lives at sea and mitigating potential maritime emergencies,”...

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues 2 from grounded sailboat in Lake Erie

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues 2 from grounded sailboat in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews rescued two people aboard a 30-foot sailboat hard aground near Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie, Saturday evening. Just after 6:30 p.m., the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Marblehead, Ohio, received a report from the Put-in-Bay Police Department of a 30-foot sailboat hard aground near Gibraltar Island in Lake Erie with one man and one woman aboard. The police reported...

Coast Guard Station Little Creek medevacs 1 boater, tows 2nd boater near Hampton, Va.

Coast Guard Station Little Creek medevacs 1 boater, tows 2nd boater near Hampton, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Friday after both of their sailboats became disabled approximately five miles west of the Chesapeake Bridge Tunnel near Hampton. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call from Hampton Police dispatch at approximately 3:50 a.m., who informed the Coast Guard of a 911 call from a man aboard one of two disabled sailboats. ...

Cape May native to receive Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Quarter Award

Cape May native to receive Coast Guard Enlisted Person of the Quarter Award
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Petty Officer 3rd Class Jordan Lee, a Cape May native and graduate of Lower Cape May Regional High School, is scheduled to be awarded the Coast Guard Training Center’s Enlisted Person of the Quarter award for his superior performance of duty. Lee will be presented a certificate of recognition, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, for his exemplary work during the last three months. The...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S Virgin Islands and eastern ports of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard sets Port Condition YANKEE for the U.S Virgin Islands and eastern ports of Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard set Port Condition YANKEE at 9a.m. Monday for all the ports in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the eastern ports of Puerto Rico due to incoming Tropical Storm Gonzalo. The eastern ports of Puerto Rico under Port Condition YANKEE are Vieques, Culebra, Fajardo and Yabucoa.  All other ports in Puerto Rico continue to operate under Port Condition X-RAY until further...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner near Chuuk Atoll

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner near Chuuk Atoll
SANTA RITA, Guam —The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing crewman reported overdue on a skiff near the Chuuk Atoll, Sunday. Crews from the Coast Guard as well as well as the Navy conducted an extensive search of the area, covering 6,214 square miles for approximately 128 hours before suspending efforts. Involved in the search were an HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard CPOA 2nd Annual Move 4 the Memorial Run Scheduled for Saturday

Coast Guard CPOA 2nd Annual Move 4 the Memorial Run  Scheduled for Saturday
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association is scheduled to hold the 2nd Move 4 the Memorial run, Saturday, in Cape May to raise funds for a memorial honoring enlisted members of the Coast Guard who have died in service to their country. Move 4 the Memorial will offer a 10-mile, 10K, and a 5K run that will follow along Cape May Harbor and onto the Coast Guard Training Center....

Coast Guard Sector San Francisco advises safety, responsibility during warm weather

Coast Guard Sector San Francisco advises safety, responsibility during warm weather
ALAMEDA, Calif., — The region’s current hot temperatures and warmer water conditions have brought an increase in activity on the water and a corresponding increase in incidents the Coast Guard has responded to. Friday, at approximately 2:15 p.m., Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay watchstanders received a request for assistance by a disabled vessel outside the Bodega Bay entrance. The vessel,...