Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 near Blount Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 near Blount Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Station Mayport boatcrew and good Samaritans rescue three people from the water April 23, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Mayport) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued three people from the water Monday after their vessel capsized...

Coast Guard suspends seach for missing man near Newport Beach

Coast Guard suspends seach for missing man near Newport Beach
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif.— The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing 48-year-old man in the vicinity of Newport Beach pending the development of new information. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately 19 hours covering nearly 186 square nautical miles. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard searching for missing 48-year-old man near Newport Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing 48-year-old man near Newport Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local first responders are searching for a missing man in the water near Newport Beach. The missing person is described as a 48-year old man, approximately  6 feet, 220 lbs., with brown eyes, brown hair, and was reportedly wearing a dark t-shirt and grey shorts. His 17-foot Boston Whaler was found washed ashore near...

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man 1 mile east of Satellite Beach

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man 1 mile east of Satellite Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man Sunday from the towing vessel Willy Landers one mile east of Satellite Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received a call from a crewmember of the 75-foot towing vessel at approximately 12:30 a.m., stating the captain was experiencing heart attack...

Coast Guard rescues 3 high schoolers from Detroit River

Coast Guard rescues 3 high schoolers from Detroit River
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three high school students who fell into the Detroit River after their rowboat became swamped by the wake of passing vessels, Saturday morning. The students were members of the Grosse Ile High School crew team and had been practicing near the northern point of Grosse Ile, Michigan while their coach monitored...

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator of the 80-foot vessel Mahana reporting they were taking on water approximately 18 miles west of...

Coast Guard continues to respond to sunken barge

Coast Guard continues to respond to sunken barge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing its response to a sunken barge on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois, Thursday. The sunken barge carrying pig iron has been located near mile marker 964 on the Ohio River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing are developing a salvage plan to be approved by the Coast Guard. The Olmsted Lock and Dam has been reopened. There are no...

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka
Aircrew members aboard a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter respond to a fire aboard the commercial fishing vessel Midori near Trinidad, California, April 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) McKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is coordinating fuel removal and salvage operations Thursday for a fishing vessel that caught fire Wednesday near Eureka. Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Coast Guard responds to sunken barge on Ohio River

Coast Guard responds to sunken barge on Ohio River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken barge on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday that six barges broke free from a towing vessel near mile marker 964 on the Ohio River. Five of the barges have been secured. One barge carrying pig iron sank and its location is unknown. The Army Corps of Engineers...