Unified Command calls off search for missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris

Unified Command calls off search for missing fishing vessel Alaska Juris
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The United States Coast Guard (USCG), the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), and the Fishing Company of Alaska (FCA), which formed a Unified Command to respond to the sinking fishing vessel Alaska Juris, in the Bering Sea, have called off the search for the missing vessel which is presumed sunk in approximately 5,400 feet of water. “We have searched and...

3 people rescued near Sherman Island in the Sacramento Delta

3 people rescued near Sherman Island in the Sacramento Delta
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard, Sacramento County Sheriffs and California Highway Patrol combined search efforts to rescue three people that went missing Friday night and were found at approximately 7:37 a.m., Saturday morning near Rio Vista, Calif. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Rio Vista received a call Saturday morning from a local resident near Sherman Island stating that there...

Coast Guard searches for 3 missing people near Rio Vista

Coast Guard searches for 3 missing people near Rio Vista
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has been actively searching for three missing people near Brannan Island, Calif., since 9 p.m. Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call Friday night at 9 p.m., from Brannan Island State Park of an overdue Jet Ski with three people aboard. The Jet Ski with one 36-year-old male, one 22-year-old female and a 10-year-old girl...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship Noordam near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship Noordam near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Station Juneau boatcrew medevaced a 70-year-old passenger experiencing symptoms of a heart attack aboard the cruise ship Noordam in Lynn Canal near Juneau, Friday morning. The station’s 45-foot Response Boat –Medium crew transported the passenger from the Noordam to awaiting emergency medical services in Auke Bay. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command...

Coast Guard rescues local woman in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard rescues local woman in Lake Tahoe
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued a woman in Lake Tahoe at approximately 7:50 p.m. Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call at 5:50 p.m., from Coast Guard Station Lake Tahoe, notifying the command center of a request for assistance from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office stated that a local female swam...

Coast Guard, local agencies assist four after boat sinks 6 miles off Cape Charles, Va.

Coast Guard, local agencies assist four after boat sinks 6 miles off Cape Charles, Va.
CAPE CHARLES, V.A. — The Coast Guard and local agencies assisted four people whose boat flooded and sank Friday approximately six miles southwest of Cape Charles. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a phone call from the distressed boaters at 8:21 a.m. that their boat was taking on water and their on-board bilge pump could not keep up with the flooding. Sector Hampton Roads...

Coast Guard conducts safety and security inspections on tall ships moored at Navy Pier

Coast Guard conducts safety and security inspections on tall ships moored at Navy Pier
Jeff Carie and Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Payne, both from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago, review the tall ship Madeline’s certificate of inspection during the initial safety and security inspection in Chicago July 27, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Lindsay Cook) CHICAGO — Marine inspectors from the U.S. Coast Guard welcomed 15 tall ships participating in the 2016 Tall...

Coast Guard rescues man wearing life jacket in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues man wearing life jacket in Lake Michigan
MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard rescued a man in Lake Michigan near Waukegan, Illinois, Wednesday night. At 10:30 p.m. watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan, in Milwaukee, received notification of the missing man from his friend. The reporting source said they were headed into the harbor on personal watercrafts when the man lost sight of his friend. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan issued...

Coast Guard ends search for missing Canadian man

Coast Guard ends search for missing Canadian man
BUFFALO, NY — The Coast Guard ended its search at sunset Thursday for the man who has been missing since he departed for a fishing trip in eastern Lake Erie Tuesday. Missing is 37-year-old Giusseppe Reinhart from Niagara Falls, Ontario. “Due to the amount of time that has passed since the man departed on his fishing trip and the ideal search conditions our crews experienced over the course of...