Coast Guard assists in rescue of diver near Tillamook Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard assists in rescue of diver near Tillamook Bay, Ore.
A crew member aboard a 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II, from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi, Ore., retrieves a distressed diver from the water near the Tillamook Bay Bar, March 26, 2017. Photo courtesy of Don R. Best. WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted local county personnel and pulled a distressed diver from the water near the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Sunday. The...

Kayaker rescued after multi-agency search off Hobucken, NC

Kayaker rescued after multi-agency search off Hobucken, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted in finding an overdue kayaker Sunday near Hobucken. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified early Sunday morning that a 55-year-old kayaker had departed from Bear Creek ramp near Hobucken and was overdue his return time. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew from Coast Guard Station Hobucken and a HH-60J Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Jacksonville

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 52-year-old man Saturday from the cruise ship Carnival Elation 18 miles east of Jacksonville. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified at 9:12 p.m. Saturday of a man experiencing stroke symptoms. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Georgia, medevaced the man at 11:07...

Coast Guard medevacs man 50-miles off of Chincoteague, VA

Coast Guard medevacs man 50-miles off of Chincoteague, VA
A helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City in Egg Harbor Township, NJ, hovers close to the Capt Nathan trawler 50 miles east of Chincoteague, Virginia, Sunday, March 26, 2017  (U.S. Coast Guard photograph by Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured man 50 miles east of Chincoteague, Virginia, Sunday. Watchstanders at 5th District command center in Portsmouth...

Coast Guard medevacs man from towing vessel near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from towing vessel near Galveston
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester. HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a man from a tow vessel in the Houston Ship Channel between Galveston and Bolivar Peninsula Saturday. At approximately 12:30 p.m., the crew of the tow vessel Heath contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston Galveston watchstanders and requested a medevac for a crew member...

Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife rescue 8 after boat collision near Port Aransas jetties

Coast Guard, Texas Parks and Wildlife rescue 8 after boat collision near Port Aransas jetties
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a man and seven others were rescued from the water by Coast Guard crews, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department crews, and good Samaritans after a boating incident involving two boats near the Port Aransas jetties Saturday. At 9:35 a.m., the Port Aransas Police Department called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders and reported...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people 30 miles SE of Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard rescues 4 people 30 miles SE of Cape Lookout, NC
  Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four people 30 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, Saturday morning. Watchstanders aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Seneca received notification Saturday morning that the 28-foot recreational boat Cutting Edge was taking on water with four people aboard. A small boat crew launched from the cutter Seneca and arrived...

Coast Guard medevacs man with back injury from remote location

Coast Guard medevacs man with back injury from remote location
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an injured man near an isolated fishing cabin about 8 miles south of Baffin Bay, along the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Friday. The person medevaced was a 46-year-old male from San Antonio. At 5:15 p.m., the injured man’s father called Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders to report his son’s injuries. He reported that his...

Coast Guard urges caution after recent ice rescue cases

Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Rochester, New York, navigate their inflatable rescue boat during a rescue of two people who became stuck on an ice floe in Lake Ontario March 18, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Jason Pata) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is urging the use of extreme caution on and near the waterways after the rescue of more than a dozen people in the...