Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride near Virginia Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride near Virginia Beach
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship near Virginia Beach,Virginia, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth received notification from the 965-foot cruise ship Carnival Pride at about 8:42 p.m. that a 58-year-old male passenger was experiencing a heart attack. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 11 miles south of Perdido Pass, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:57 p.m. of a 25-foot vessel taking on water with five people aboard. Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock assisted a 54-foot pleasure craft near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Saturday. At 11:21 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-radio from the 54-foot pleasure craft the Kristen Lynn, reporting they were taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet. Sector Long Island Sound command...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners after vessel runs aground near Boulder Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners after vessel runs aground near Boulder Island
USCG File Photo SEATTLE- A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles crew hoisted three mariners after vessel ran aground near Boulder Island, Wash., Saturday. The three mariners, who were aboard a 46-foot recreational vessel, climbed onto rocks and were they were safely hoisted and transported to Paine Field, a small international airport in Everett. A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew aboard a...

Coast Guard encourages public to verify vessels for hire are properly licensed

Coast Guard encourages public to verify vessels for hire are properly licensed
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — The Coast Guard is encouraging tourists in Chincoteague this summer to check that charter boat captains are licensed and operating a vessel inspected by the Coast Guard. Coast Guard personnel will continue to focus on enforcing federal regulations intended to ensure public safety. Coast Guard law enforcement boat crews will board vessels and cite charters that do not have licensed...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Magic

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Magic
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew poses for a crew photo at the air station Friday, April 21, 2017, after completing a medevac of a 41-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Magic.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Miami MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevacked at 41-year-old man Friday from the cruise ship Carnival Magic approximately 100 miles southwest...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old woman Friday from the cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy approximately 150 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified by the crew of the Carnival Ecstasy at 10:43 a.m. stating a passenger was experiencing chest pain. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater helicopter...

Coast Guard stresses boating safety, distress signal awareness

Coast Guard stresses boating safety, distress signal awareness
Infographic courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is reminding mariners to think safety first for the coming boating season following multiple reports of hundreds of red blinking lights on Lake Erie, most recently Tuesday evening. The lights are actually from windmills located along the Canadian shoreline and can become visible if the atmospheric conditions are right. While...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.
USCG File PhotoNEW YORK — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 47-year-old man 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y., Friday. At 8:25 a.m., the fishing vessel Braedon Michael notified Coast Guard Station Montauk, who then relayed to Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, of a crewmember aboard who was experiencing flu like symptoms and was in and out of consciousness. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...