Coast Guard, Navy rescue 9 kayakers near Fidalgo island, Wash.

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 9 kayakers near Fidalgo island, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Navy personnel rescued seven children and two adults after they became separated during a kayaking trip near Rosario Beach on Fidalgo Island, Thursday afternoon. An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Navy aircrew from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Search and Rescue, aboard an MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, were...

Coast Guard medically evacuates 51-year-old man from Lake Erie near Monroe, Mich.

Coast Guard medically evacuates 51-year-old man from Lake Erie near Monroe, Mich.
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation Thursday afternoon of an 51-year-old man from a boat on Lake Erie 3 miles north of Monroe, Mich. Just before 1 p.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a request from Monroe County 911 dispatchers to transport the man to emergency medical service personnel waiting on shore. The man was reported to be slipping...

Right place, right time…Coast Guard Auxiliarists rescue three near Baltimore

Right place, right time...Coast Guard Auxiliarists rescue three near Baltimore
By Petty Officer Third class Jasmine Mieszala Baltimore – Normally, a search and rescue call on the water is routed through a Coast Guard unit for coordination. No such call was made when a Coast Guard Auxiliary boat crew happened upon three kayakers in a busy shipping lane with a cargo ship minutes away from colliding with them the night of July 19. Three kayakers are towed out of Fort McHenry...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

 Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old man with a head injury from Pelican, Alaska, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka transported the man to emergency medical personnel in Sitka for treatment. Watchstanders at the 17th District command center in Juneau received the injury report from the crew of the pleasure craft Vava II who said...

Coast Guard continues response to downed plane near American Samoa

Coast Guard continues response to downed plane near American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – Coast Guard and local agencies are continuing to search for a man who went missing during a plane crash approximately one mile from Pago Pago Tuesday night. Search efforts for 58-year-old Babar Suleman continued throughout the day and suspended Wednesday night due to decreased visibility. The search resumed Thursday morning and will continue throughout the day. Coast...

Coast Guard monitoring removal of 38-foot boat from breakwall in Conneaut, Ohio

Coast Guard monitoring removal of 38-foot boat from breakwall in Conneaut, Ohio
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard continued to monitor the removal of a 38-foot pleasure craft that is resting atop of the east breakwall inside Conneaut Harbor, near Conneaut, Ohio, Wednesday after the vessel became grounded Tuesday. At 4:30 p.m., Tuesday afternoon, a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, received notification via marine radio from a man who reported his boat had run aground...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 11 boaters in Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 11 boaters in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Good Samaritans, with Coast Guard coordination, rescued 11 people from boating emergencies in four separate cases across Southern Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders received a mayday from the crew of the vessel Alaska Rose, that their vessel was on fire on the southwest side of Resurrection Bay with three people aboard. Good Samaritans quickly responded...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to downed plane near American Samoa

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to downed plane near American Samoa
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a plane crash near Pago Pago International Airport after a single-engine plane crashed into the water Tuesday night. Coast Guard watchstanders at the Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received notification from the Regional Command Center in New Zealand that a Beechcraft Bonanza with two people aboard crashed into...

Coast Guard rescues man from Lake Erie near Buffalo

Coast Guard rescues man from Lake Erie near Buffalo
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued a man from Lake Erie late Tuesday night after he fell out of his kayak. Just before 10 p.m., search-and-rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo received a report of a man without a life jacket clinging to his kayak in Lake Erie near the Wanakah County Club. The search-and-rescue controller directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Buffalo boat crew...