Coast Guard, partner agencies search for two missing fishermen in Manatee River, Fla.

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for two missing fishermen in Manatee River, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is searching for two missing fishermen on a 22-foot boat in the Manatee River, Florida, Monday. Missing are Thomas Batten, 33, from St. Petersburg and Ryan Killoran, 27, from Bradenton, Florida. At 12:10 a.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Cortez, Florida, received a phone call from Killoren’s friend reporting the men missing after they failed to...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 60 miles SE of Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 60 miles SE of Atlantic City, NJ
A Coast Guard helicopter crew poses for a group photo after transferring a fisherman to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Mainland Campus in Galloway, N.J., Sunday, May 1, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman Sunday off South Jersey. The 63-year-old man fell ill and was in need of medical attention while aboard a scallop boat 60 miles...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man near Channel Islands Harbor
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man near Channel Islands Harbor Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles received a report at 8:10 a.m., from the operator aboard the 60-foot sport fisher vessel, Pacific Eagle, of a 47-year-old male suffering from dehydration and other health issues. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat — Medium boatcrew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater in Charlotte Harbor, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing North Port boater, in Charlotte Harbor, Florida, Saturday. During the last 48 hours the Coast Guard completed 23 separate searches for Jim Winkler, 62. The searches totaled 1,686 miles within an area of 779 square miles in Charlotte Harbor. “Our hearts, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Mr. Winkler,”...

Coast Guard assists injured man in Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard assists injured man in Ocean City, Md.
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Ocean City, Md., local emergency medical personnel, and friends carry an injured man to a Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Wood BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted a man Saturday who was injured in a personal watercraft accident near Ocean City A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local agencies respond to a boat fire

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local agencies respond to a boat fire
A Coast Guard Auxiliary crewmember maintains positive control of a flame engulfed pleasure craft near Great Neck Creek in Copiague, New York, April 30, 2016. . (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) COPIAGUE, N.Y. — Coast Guard and local first responders respond to a boat fire near Great Neck Creek, in Long Island, New York, Saturday. At 10:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received...

Coast Guard responds to overturned boat in Buzzards Bay

Coast Guard responds to overturned boat in Buzzards Bay
BOSTON — The Coast Guard, along with other agencies, responded to a call of an overturned boat Saturday in Buzzard’s Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England’s command center received notification at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday of an overturned 14-foot recreational boat with two people aboard. A 45-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape...

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast rescues 3 fishermen off Huatulco, Mexico

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast rescues 3 fishermen off Huatulco, Mexico
PACIFIC OCEAN — Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast and the Mexican navy conducted a joint operation to save three stranded fishermen from their sinking vessel, the Wendy II, 40 miles off the coast of Huatulco, Mexico Tuesday. While on a routine patrol, Steadfast spotted a 15-foot panga-style vessel with three people onboard waving their arms in distress. After approaching the vessel, Steadfast’s...

Coast Guard medevacs 23-year-old man near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs 23-year-old man near Kodiak, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 23-year-old man from a fishing vessel near Sitkinak Island, south of Kodiak, Friday. The Jayhawk aircrew safely hoisted the man and rendezvoused with emergency medical services personnel in Kodiak. EMS transferred the man to Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center for further care. The man contacted Coast...