Coast Guard assists NPS in locating 4 kayakers in Glacier Bay National Park

Coast Guard assists NPS in locating 4 kayakers in Glacier Bay National Park
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro sails past Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trenton Hirschi. JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro small-boat crew rescued four kayakers in Glacier Bay National...

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders just off Saint Thomas

Coast Guard boat crew rescues 2 watercraft riders just off Saint Thomas
The crew of a Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement from Boat Forces Saint Thomas rescued two boaters just off Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands July 14, 2018.  SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands – The boat crew of a Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement rescued 2 persons from a disabled personal watercraft near Hans Lollik Islands Saturday in the U.S....

Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Big Island

Coast Guard investigating report of incident aboard lava tour boat off Big Island
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is investigating a report of 12 people injured aboard a lava tour boat in Kapoho Bay, Big Island Monday. An investigator from Coast Guard Sector Honolulu is en route to investigate the incident. The safety zone currently stands at 300-meters (984 feet) with no exclusions. At approximately 6 a.m., Sector Honolulu watchstanders received an initial report from 911 of three...

Coast Guard medevacs man from parasailing boat near Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from parasailing boat near Fort Myers Beach
Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from a parasailing boat near Fort Myers Beach, Monday. At 1:22 p.m. Station Fort Myers Beach watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from the captain of the 31-foot parasailing boat, The Mac. He reported suffering from...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in James River, VA

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 in James River, VA
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for two boaters, who went missing on the James River. The two people went missing after a collision took place between a recreational boat, with six people aboard, and an oyster barge being pushed by a tug, which was headed for an oyster bed near the James River Bridge, Saturday. “We would...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 80 miles east of Charleston
The Coast Guard medevacs a man from the cruise ship Adventure of the Sea CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a cruise ship 80 miles east of Charleston. Medevaced was Phillip Silverstein, 53. The cruise ship Adventure of the Sea contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from stomach pains and was in need of emergency care. An...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia

Coast Guard aircrew rescues boater near Sooke, British Columbia
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — In a coordinated rescue effort, a Coast Guard aircrew assisted in the rescue of an unconscious boater aboard a sailing vessel near Sooke, British Columbia, Sunday afternoon. The aircrew medically evacuated the boater and transported her to Victoria, British Columbia, where Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued two kayakers from the water near the San Juan Islands, Saturday evening. The boat crew arrived in their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, located and recovered the kayakers and then transferred them to a Bellingham Fire and Rescue Boat crew, where an Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker on Mount St. Helens

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker on Mount St. Helens
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria flies over Mount St. Helens, Washington, July 14, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Davis SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a 32-year-old woman on Mount Saint Helens who had been injured while hiking Saturday afternoon. The woman was airlifted to Oregon Health Science...