Coast Guard ends search, state troopers locate missing man near Port Graham, Alaska

Coast Guard ends search, state troopers locate missing man near Port Graham, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska —  The Coast Guard ended the search for a missing 34-year-old man after Alaska State Troopers located him safe near a community in the Village of Port Graham Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report Wednesday afternoon that the man went missing after he reportedly departed on a skiff and was last seen between the hours of 1 to 2...

Coast Guard to begin public hearing in Seattle to investigate Alaska Juris sinking Dec. 5

Coast Guard to begin public hearing in Seattle to investigate Alaska Juris sinking Dec. 5
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, along with good Samaritans, rescue 46 crew members from life rafts after they abandoned ship approximately 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, July 26, 2016. Screen Capture from U.S. Coast Guard video JUNEAU, Alaska —  A public Formal Marine Investigation, convened by the Seventeenth Coast Guard District commander, to look into the sinking of the fishing...

Coast Guard, partners search for missing man near Passage Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, partners search for missing man near Passage Island, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Village of Port Graham, are conducting a search for a man reported missing near Passage Island southwest of Homer, Thursday. Missing is Ryan Meganack, 34, of Port Graham. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Anchorage received a report that Meganack went missing...

Coast Guard escorts 4 to safety after heavy winds, seas damage fishing boat off Portland, Maine

Coast Guard escorts 4 to safety after heavy winds, seas damage fishing boat off Portland, Maine
The Coast Guard Cutter Northland, homported in Portsmouth, Virginia, departs following an escort of four people aboard a disabled fishing boat Wednesday, November 30, 2016. a response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor relieved Northland’s crew from their escort and accompanied Gracelyn Jane into Boothbay Harbor, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Fontenault) BOSTON...

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Morro Bay Harbor Entrance

Coast Guard issues temporary safety zone near Morro Bay Harbor Entrance
LOS ANGELES — The Captain of the Port will be enforcing a temporary safety zone due to hazardous conditions in the vicinity of the Morro Bay Harbor entrance from November 29 –December 13, 2016. The safety zone will encompass all navigable waters from the surface to the sea floor near the inside and outside of the mouth of the Morro Bay Harbor entrance. This action is necessary to reduce significant...

Coast Guard rescues mariner north of Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues mariner north of Kodiak, Alaska
Sailing vessel Lieveling runs aground near Cape Puget, north of Kodiak, Alaska, Nov. 28, 2016. . U.S. Coast Guard photo. Kodiak – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a mariner from the grounded sailing vessel Lieveling 209 miles north of Kodiak, Alaska, Monday. The aircrew landed on the beach nearby to embark the mariner and transport him to Seward with no...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Rodeo Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Rodeo Beach
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers from the water Sunday near Rodeo Beach. A motorist parked at Point Bonita contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center watchstanders at approximately 3:15 p.m., reporting that two kayakers were caught in a current and were being pulled out to sea. Watchstanders dispatched a crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing crewman from container ship off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs ailing crewman from container ship off Oahu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old crewman from the 902-foot container ship Kachidoki Bridge 35 miles off Oahu, Sunday. The man, reportedly suffering from severe abdominal pain, was safely delivered to Queens Medical Center for further care. “Our hoist capable helicopters and well trained crews make it possible to get mariners like this man to a higher level of medical care as quickly...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible missing person in the water near the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, approximately 9 miles from Metairie, Louisiana, Sunday. Members from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office located a vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain near a damaged guardrail on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office recovered the vehicle...