Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen near Pembroke, Maine

Good Samaritan, Coast Guard rescue 2 fishermen near Pembroke, Maine
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki BOSTON — The crew of the fishing boat Alex Shea rescued two fishermen Tuesday afternoon after the fishing boat Born Again began sinking on Cobscook Bay near Pembroke, Maine. At around 11:54 a.m. the captain of Alex Shea issued a distress call after witnessing the Born Again sinking. A 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from 964-foot tanker near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from 964-foot tanker near Sabine, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner off the 964-foot tanker Corcovado approximately 20 miles south of Sabine, Texas, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the Corcovado who reported a crewmember...

Unified command continues removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command continues removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River
Unified command dewaters a partially submerged barge at Emsworth Lock and Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. PITTSBURGH –A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners is continuing the removal of barges involved in the breakaways on the Ohio River...

Coast Guard suspends active search for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard suspends active search for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard suspended its active search, pending further developments for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. Rescue crews searched more than 204 square miles with no sign of the missing man. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard Sector Detroit warns public of thin and decreasing ice

Coast Guard Sector Detroit warns public of thin and decreasing ice
DETROIT – The Coast Guard is advising the public in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan to avoid going on lakes and rivers until ice is more stable after a streak of ice-related incidents. Ice conditions continue to deteriorate. Coast Guard Sector Detroit’s Command Center recently responded to 21 persons in distress; out of those, three people lost their lives. The instances surrounding the...

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board

Coast Guard suspends search for a man over board
Coast Guard file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a person in the water approximately 55 nautical miles south east of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile suspended the search after searching approximately 2,830 square nautical miles for approximately 50 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 6:52 a.m., Saturday, from the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Crystal Pier
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard is searching for a 27-year-old man that fell in the water from Crystal Pier, in Pacific Beach, San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, San Diego Lifeguards contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center reporting they were searching for a missing male that fell in the...

Unified command begins removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River

Unified command begins removal of barge breakaways on Ohio River
A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Pittsburgh, United States Army Corps of Engineers and industry partners dewaters a partially submerged barge at Emsworth Lock and Dam near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January 21, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Johanna Strickland. PITTSBURGH – A unified command consisting of the Coast Guard, United States Army...

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash

Coast Guard crews respond to capsized vessel in Burien, Wash
Coast Guard Station Seattle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued one woman and recovered one man after their 15-foot paddleboat was reportedly beset by weather near Three Tree Point in Burien, Wash., Sunday morning. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles and a Coast Guard Station Seattle rescue boat crew aboard...