Coast Guard ends search for missing boater west of Mission Bay

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater west of Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard has ended its search for a missing boater after he was found safe, Wednesday. While watching news reports of the search for Garret Ferguson, a nurse at Scripps Mercy Hospital, in San Diego, recognized Ferguson as one of their patients. Upon verification that it was him, all search efforts were ended. Ferguson, 36, was presumed missing after an empty vessel was found approximately...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater west of Mission Bay

Coast Guard searching for possible missing boater west of Mission Bay
SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing boater after an empty vessel was found approximately one mile west of Mission Bay, in San Diego, yesterday. Missing is Garrett Ferguson, 36, from Huntington Beach, California. His identification was left aboard the abandoned six-foot dingy. At approximately 11:50 a.m. yesterday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
A 23-foot wellcraft vessel sit aground Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 near Punta Aguila, Cabo Rojo.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen CABO ROJO, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard performs emergency medical evacuation of boating accident victim near Punta Aguila. Sunday evening, Coast Guard Sector San Juan Command Center received a call via 911 that the operator of a 23-foot wellcraft...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man clinging to capsized boat off Cape Cod

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man clinging to capsized boat off Cape Cod
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a 36-year-old man this morning after his 10-foot aluminum boat capsized in Nantucket Sound. The man’s girlfriend notified the Coast Guard at around 1:20 a.m. that he had not returned home after venturing out on the Bass River earlier in the day. A 42-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Chatham launched at around 2 a.m. to search for the man and was...

Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel

Coast Guard rescues two men aboard disabled vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two men aboard a disabled vessel near Lafitte, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 5:45 p.m. of an overdue 17-foot vessel with two men aboard. They were last seen near Crown Point, Louisiana, at 1:00 p.m. Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Montville, Conn.

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Montville, Conn.
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and other local agencies suspended the active search at sunset, Monday, for a overdue kayaker near Montville, Connecticut. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. “Suspending a search is a difficult decision to make,” said Senior Chief Petty Officer John Colella, command duty officer of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound. “Our...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 73-year-old woman approximately 86 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Star Princess stating that a female passenger was experiencing persistent severe abdominal pain. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended that...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel master

Coast Guard medevacs vessel master
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a vessel master near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 5:45 a.m. of a male suffering from chest pains aboard the chemical tanker, FPMC 28, and launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 helicopter aircrew at 7:45 a.m. The aircrew arrived on scene at 8:20 a.m. and transferred the survivor...

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker

Coast Guard searching for overdue kayaker
NEW YORK The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for an overdue kayaker along the Thanes River near Montville, Monday. Missing is Lyle Dagenias, 31, last seen wearing a dark sweatshirt and jeans. Dagenias left on an 11-foot crème and grey colored sit-on-top kayak Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received the report of an overdue kayaker at approximately 1:30 A.M.,...