Coast Guard Station Toledo rescues 2 from North Maumee Bay near Toledo

Coast Guard Station Toledo rescues 2 from North Maumee Bay near Toledo
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard crew rescued two people from the North Maumee Bay near the Ohio/Michigan border after they fell through the ice with their snowmobiles early Sunday morning. Just after 12 a.m., two people contacted the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Toledo, Ohio, to report they had fallen through the ice on their snowmobiles with two other people. They were able to climb to the shore...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescues 2 men, dog

Coast Guard, local agencies rescues 2 men, dog
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and local first responders rescued two men and a dog when their sailing vessel began taking on water approximately a half mile off the coast of Kiawah Island, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification of the distress through Digital Selective Calling, the one-button emergency transmission feature on their boat’s VHF radio....

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from sinking sailing boat off the coast of Monterey

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from sinking sailing boat off the coast of Monterey
ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a sinking 65-foot sailing vessel approximately 120 miles off the Monterey coast, Saturday. At approximately 8 a.m. Saturday, the 11th Coast Guard District Command Center received a distress signal from a personal locator beacon. A C17 transport aircraft under Oakland Center Control, flying at approximately 5,000 feet, visually identified...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local law enforcment partner for Gasparilla Safety

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, local law enforcment partner for Gasparilla Safety
TAMPA, Fla. — Crews from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission worked with local law enforcement agencies to keep waterways safe during the 2015 Gasparilla Parade and Pirate Festival in the Port of Tampa, Saturday. Agency crewmembers patrolled the water along the parade route, and played a major role in educating boaters of no-wake zones, restricted...

Coast Guard hoists 5 from damaged sailboat 200 miles off NC coast

Coast Guard hoists 5 from damaged sailboat 200 miles off NC coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday from a sailboat after the sailboat’s mast broke approximately 200 miles off the coast of North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification at approximately 1:50 p.m. that the 55-foot catamaran Rain Maker, homeported in Manhattan, New York, suffered a broken mast in...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing kayaker

Coast Guard searching for possible missing kayaker
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard has located an adrift kayak and is searching for a possible missing person approximately 15 miles south of Barbers Point, Oahu, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew at 11:33 a.m. of an adrift 12-foot green Islander kayak. There are no missing persons or distress reports...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Newport

Coast Guard medevacs injured man near Newport
BOSTON – A Coast Guard Station Castle Hill crew conducted a medevac for a 48-year-old crew member of the motor vessel Cougar Ace about nine miles south of Newport, Rhode Island, Thursday. At approximately 3 p.m., Thursday, the crew of the 654-foot cargo ship Cougar Ace notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England that a crewmember had suffered an electrical burn to his...

Coast Guard, local fire department rescue man near Yaquina Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard, local fire department rescue man near Yaquina Bay, Ore.
NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard crews assisted local agencies in rescuing a man with a reported back injury from South Jetty in Yaquina Bay, Thursday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, assisted in rescuing a 50-year-old man by hoisting him from the jetty and transferring him to Lincoln County Fire Department personnel in a nearby parking lot. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard assists adrift vessel off Sandy Hook, New Jersey

Coast Guard assists adrift vessel off Sandy Hook, New Jersey
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard responded to a disabled recreational vessel east of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, today. At approximately 1:05 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center in Staten Island, New York, received a report that a 25-foot recreational vessel with one passenger aboard was disabled and adrift 3-miles east of Sandy Hook, New Jersey. A rescue boatcrew from Coast...