Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing teens

Coast Guard, local agencies end search for missing teens
USCG FIle Photo CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and local response crews ended their search for two missing teenagers after divers recovered the bodies from Lake Ontario near Robert Wehle Park, Monday. At 12:45 p.m., divers from the New York State Police Underwater Recovery Team recovered two deceased males from under the water and confirmed they were the missing swimmers. At about 3:30 p.m. Sunday,...

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River
USCG File Photo DEER ISLAND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued one mariner from the water on the Columbia River near Deer Island, Monday evening. Coast Guard Station Portland crewmembers aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small arrived on scene, pulled the man aboard their vessel and transported him to Kalama, Washington, where emergency medical services were waiting to take him to a local hospital. At...

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:00 p.m. that one adult, one child, and two dogs were aboard a disabled inflatable vessel that had started to lose air near the Twin Span and I-11 Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain. Coast Guard Station New Orleans launched...

Coast Guard helps coordinate rescue for mariners in distress near Encinitas

Coast Guard helps coordinate rescue for mariners in distress near Encinitas
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted in coordinating a rescue for two mariners in distress Monday morning off the coast of Encinitas, California. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders received a Digital Selective Calling distress alert indicating a position close to Beacon’s Beach, near Encinitas, which can be activated by pressing a rescue button on many VHF radios. Radio...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. The Coast Guard’s Eighth District received a report at approximately 6:30 p.m. from the motor vessel Elixer that a 29-year-old Pilipino crewmember was experiencing severe abdominal pain approximately 270 nautical miles from Southwest Pass. The Elixer crew transited closer to Southwest pass where...

Coast Guard helicopter crew assists with medevac of 25-year-old male

Coast Guard helicopter crew assists with medevac of 25-year-old male
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – A Coast Guard search-and-rescue crew assisted in the medical evacuation of 25-year-old male 16 nautical miles west of Santa Barbara Harbor, Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received notification of a male going in out of consciousness on the passenger vessel Stardust at approximately noon. Sector Los Angeles-Long...

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts
This 10-foot kayak was found off Duxbury Pier Light in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts Monday, June 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water Monday after an overturned kayak was spotted off Duxbury Pier Light (Bug Light), in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts. A local fisherman spotted an overturned, unmarked 10-foot lime green kayak...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles west of Venice, FL

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles west of Venice, FL
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo VENICE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Saturday night 60 miles west of Venice. Medevaced was Steve Wager. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watch standers received notification at 7:40 p.m. via VHF-FM radio channel 16 stating Wager was suffering symptoms of a seizure while aboard a 35-foot fishing boat with...

Coast Guard rescues 19 people, assists 14 others during Lake Erie storms

Coast Guard rescues 19 people, assists 14 others during Lake Erie storms
USCG File Photo CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews rescued 19 people and escorted 14 back to shore in four separate weather-related cases on Lake Erie involving capsized vessels, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center received notification of a pontoon boat, with 12 adults aboard, that was hit by rough seas and taking on water about a mile off of Gem Beach on Catawba Island, north of Sandusky,...