Four headed home to Gloucester after Coast Guard helps fishermen dewater, make repairs to flooding

Four headed home to Gloucester after Coast Guard helps fishermen dewater, make repairs to flooding
A small-boat deployed from the Coast Guard Cutter Moray, a coastal patrol boat homeported in Jonesport, Maine, helps the crew aboard fishing vessel Tyler after the boat started taking on water about 60 miles southeast of Vinalhaven, Maine, Friday, August 26, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Amanda Geber. BOSTON — Four people are safely making their way back to port Friday following a multi-asset...

Coast Guard suspends search for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard search for a missing diver, 30-miles off Cape Fear, was suspended at 1:40 p.m. Friday. The search for the 48-year old man began after his diving equipment reportedly failed, Thursday. Involved in the search was a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oak Island, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, an MH-60...

Multi-agency, International partners rescue 2 from uninhabited island in Pacific

Multi-agency, International partners rescue 2 from uninhabited island in Pacific
EAST FAYU ISLAND, Micronesia (Aug. 25, 2016) A pair of stranded mariners signal for help by writing “SOS” in the sand as a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft crew from Patrol Squadron (VP) 8 flies over in support of a Coast Guard search and rescue mission. (U.S. Navy photo) Apra Harbor, Guam — Two mariners who were stranded on an uninhabited Pacific island in Chuuk State, Federated States...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Xray for Key West

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Xray for Key West
MIAMI – The Coast Guard established port readiness condition x-ray for the port of Key West effective at 10 a.m. Friday due to the expectation of sustained winds of 25 mph with wind gusts up to 40 mph. The port of Key West is currently open to all commercial traffic, and all transfer operations may continue while x-ray remains in effect. Mariners are reminded there are no safe havens in the port...

Coast Guard assists 4 people in Chincoteague, VA

Coast Guard assists 4 people in Chincoteague, VA
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted four people after their boat became disabled in Chincoteague, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Chincoteague were notified of a disabled 22-foot pontoon boat, 200 yards from Station Chincoteague, with two men and two women aboard, at approximately 7:10 p.m. Station Chincoteague launched a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water...

US, Canadian Coast Guard working to rescue 4 from boat flooding 60 miles off Maine’s coast

US, Canadian Coast Guard working to rescue 4 from boat flooding 60 miles off Maine’s coast
BOSTON – The Coast Guard is responding Friday to a boat taking on water about 60 miles southeast of Vinalhaven, Maine. A person aboard fishing vessel Tyler used a VHF radio to contact watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England’s command center at about 7:30 a.m. and reported their boat was rapidly taking on water with four people aboard. The hailer said they are using pumps, but are...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Winchester Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel near Winchester Bay, Ore.
WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew responded Thursday when a 21-foot pleasure craft capsized near the south jetty of Umpqua River with three people on board, including a 6-year-old boy who was reportedly unconscious. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River worked with a local rescue diver to recover all three passengers from the water and administered...

Coast Guard searching for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard searching for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for a 48-year-old man, 30-miles southeast of Cape Fear, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified that a diver from the vessel Atlantis reportedly experienced equipment failure and did not resurface, at approximately 10:50 a.m. Watchstanders from Sector North Carolina dispatched a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast...

Coast Guard assists 3 disabled boaters in Essex Creek

Coast Guard assists 3 disabled boaters in Essex Creek
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters after their boat became disabled in Essex Creek just south of Janes Island State Park, Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received notification from Coast Guard Station Crisfield personnel of a disabled vessel with three people aboard in Essex Creek, at approximately 3:30 p.m. The operator of...