Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island

Multiagency search for missing boater off Tangier Island
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agency personnel are searching for a missing boater approximately 5 miles southwest of Tangier Island, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region were notified of a 40-foot vessel with two people aboard taking on water off Tangier Island at approximately 2:30 p.m. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew from...

Coast Guard coordinates response following explosion on bulk carrier

Coast Guard coordinates response following explosion on bulk carrier
Pararescue airmen from the New York Air National Guard, parachute out of a C-130 Hercules in this file photo BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating with the New York Air National Guard’s 106th Rescue Wing and the Canadian and Portuguese Coast Guards to provide a medical emergency response for crewmembers following an explosion aboard an international bulk carrier 1,300 miles offshore Cape...

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship Liberty of the Seas crew member

Coast Guard searching for missing cruise ship Liberty of the Seas crew member
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing cruise ship crew member approximately 170 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas, Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Eighth District command center in New Orleans received a report at 4:30 a.m. that a 39-year-old Filipino crew member aboard the cruise ship Liberty of the Seas was missing and was last seen at 1:30 a.m., Monday, on the ship’s...

Coast Guard works with cruise ship and Good Samaritan to rescue 6

Coast Guard works with cruise ship and Good Samaritan to rescue 6
USCG File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews, a Good Samaritan vessel and the crew of the cruise ship Zenith rescued six men Monday during a search and rescue case involving three vessels in waters between St. Thomas and St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. One boater was hoisted by the crew of a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from one of the vessels, two boaters were assisted by a Good...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Pass A Loutre, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water near Pass A Loutre, Louisiana
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a 30-foot vessel taking on water with one person aboard near Pass A Loutre, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 6:23 p.m. of the vessel taking on water. Sector New Orleans watchstanders directed the launch of a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Venice,...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers locate disabled vessel near Hooper Bay

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers locate disabled vessel near Hooper Bay
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers assisted three men in a disabled 24-foot fishing boat near Hooper Bay, Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew located the boat and remained on scene until the Alaska State Troopers arrived to provide fuel and escort them into port. Watchstanders at the 17th Coast Guard District command center received...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride near Virginia Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride near Virginia Beach
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship near Virginia Beach,Virginia, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth received notification from the 965-foot cruise ship Carnival Pride at about 8:42 p.m. that a 58-year-old male passenger was experiencing a heart attack. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water south of Perdido Pass, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water approximately 11 miles south of Perdido Pass, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:57 p.m. of a 25-foot vessel taking on water with five people aboard. Sector Mobile watchstanders directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet
USCG File Photo NEW YORK – Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Shinnecock assisted a 54-foot pleasure craft near Shinnecock Inlet, New York, Saturday. At 11:21 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-radio from the 54-foot pleasure craft the Kristen Lynn, reporting they were taking on water near Shinnecock Inlet. Sector Long Island Sound command...