Coast Guard suspends search for 2 migrants in the water near Caesar Creek

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 migrants in the water near Caesar Creek
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 3 p.m. for two missing Cuban migrants in the vicinity of Caesar Creek, Florida, to Haulover Inlet, Florida. “Our Coast Guard men and women worked tirelessly looking for the two missing Cuban migrants; however, despite our best efforts we have been unable to locate them, and have decided to suspended the search,” said Capt....

Coast Guard seeks assistance in identifying hoax caller in North Carolina

Coast Guard seeks assistance in identifying hoax caller in North Carolina
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel are requesting assistance from the public in identifying a suspected hoax caller who is suspected to have made seven false distress calls during the past two years in the vicinity of New Bern. During the months of September through December of 2012-2013 and September through October of 2014, a similar male voice broadcast similar distress...

9 suspected migrants rescued in water near Turkey Point

9 suspected migrants rescued in water near Turkey Point
MIAMI — Nine suspected migrants were rescued Monday in the water near Turkey Point in Biscayne Bay, Florida as Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to search for two people in the water. The crew aboard the tug boat Eagle notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a man in the water clinging to debris shortly after 10 a.m. Monday. A MH-65 Helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, AMVER partners respond to disabled sailing vessel in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard, AMVER partners respond to disabled sailing vessel in Pacific Ocean
SEATTLE — Coast Guard search and rescue crews and an Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue crew are responding to a report of a sailing vessel disabled and adrift about 780 miles west of the Oregon California border, Sunday evening. The operator of the 32-foot sailing vessel Hale’s Revenge reported that there were no injuries to anyone aboard, but they were disabled and adrift after sustaining...

Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach medevacs injured woman from sailboat near Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach medevacs injured woman from sailboat near Wilmington, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured woman from a grounded sailboat Sunday just east of Seagate. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call at approximately 3:15 p.m., reporting a 38-foot Sundancer sailboat ran aground with a man, woman and two children aboard about one mile south of Bradley Creek near Money Island. A crew aboard a 25-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for 18-year-old swimmer missing off Asilomar Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for 18-year-old swimmer missing off Asilomar Beach
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard suspended a search shortly before 11:45 a.m., Sunday for an 18-year-old male who went missing Saturday afternoon in the water near Asilomar Beach in Pacific Grove. At approximately 5 p.m., Saturday, Coast Guard Station Monterey received a report of two distressed swimmers who were swept out by a heavy rip current. A surfer on scene assisted the younger brother...

Coast Guard Station South Portland rescues three people after their sailboat capsized

Coast Guard Station South Portland rescues three people after their sailboat capsized
BOSTON — A rescue crews from Coast Guard Station South Portland saved three people after their sailboat capsized in Portland Harbor, Maine, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Command Center received a call from 911 dispatch at 1:52 p.m. stating that a sailboat had capsized with three people in the water near Spring Point inside Portland Harbor. The rescue crew...

Coast Guard closes Siuslaw River bar entrance

Coast Guard closes Siuslaw River bar entrance
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Oregon, issued the closure of the Siuslaw River bar entrance due to hazardous conditions at approximately 2 p.m., Saturday. The bar closure applies to all vessels. Any request to transit the bar prior to reopening must be approved by the Captain of the Port. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel 16...

Coast Guard Station Cortez medevacs man from Longboat Pass near Sarasota, Fla.

Coast Guard Station Cortez medevacs man from Longboat Pass near Sarasota, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 29-year-old man was medevaced by the Coast Guard from a commercial fishing vessel in Longboat Pass near Sarasota, Florida Saturday. A crewmember, aboard the fishing vessel Rachelle J Belle contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg via VHF-FM channel 16 reporting a crewmember was experiencing flu like symptoms. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was notified...