Coast Guard issues violations, stresses water safety before record heat wave hits Washington

Coast Guard issues violations, stresses water safety before record heat wave hits Washington
Key pieces of boating safety equipment, including a lifejacket, a first aid kit, a fire extinguisher, pyrotechnics and other visual distress signals, a fog horn and a life ring. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Sarah Wilson) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard responded to three separate reports of disabled and adrift vessels in Washington, Friday afternoon, rescuing a total of eight adults and three...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man on Neuse River

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man on Neuse River
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies concluded their search for a man after his boat sank in the Neuse River near Oriental Friday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Hobucken recovered the body of a man matching the description of the missing man after the body was located by a good Samaritan. A North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission crew initially...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 25 miles east of St. Catherines Island

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 25 miles east of St. Catherines Island
USCG File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 55-year-old man Friday 25 miles east of St. Catherines Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification at 11:30 a.m. that a passenger aboard the 50-foot vessel Marine May 2 was experiencing symptoms of a stroke. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was diverted...

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska

Coast Guard, Hydaburg SAR search for 20-year-old man near Hydaburg, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard and Hydaburg Search and Rescue crews are searching for a 20-year-old man overdue from an 18-foot skiff near Hydaburg, Alaska, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick and Anacapa, and numerous Hydaburg SAR boat crews are searching for Frances Charles...

Coast Guard searches for man near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard searches for man near San Luis Pass, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing near the San Luis Pass Bridge Friday morning. Missing is 19-year-old Jacob Sedowski. He was last seen wearing a black shirt and tan shorts on the Galveston side of San Luis Pass. At 8:12 a.m., a wade fisherman...

Coast Guard, others search for man on Neuse River in NC

Coast Guard, others search for man on Neuse River in NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man after his boat sank in the Neuse River near Oriental Friday. A North Carolina Wildlife crew recovered the man’s son from the water who indicated his father was missing after their boat sank at approximately 1 a.m. Friday in the Neuse River southeast of Oriental, just...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel in New Haven Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel in New Haven Harbor
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued three people from New Haven Harbor after their 22-foot fishing vessel capsized late Thursday night. Just before midnight, West Haven, Conn. dispatch received a 911-call from a person aboard the vessel who stated that three people swam to the middle break wall after several waves capsized their boat. The dispatchers then notified watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists the crew of a fishing vessel, the Kodiak Sockeye, with dewatering pumps after the vessel began taking on water near Knowles Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska, June 22, 2017.  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and good Samaritan crews assisted the crew of the fishing vessel Kodiak Sockeye after the vessel began taking on water near...

Coast Guard searching for missing man in San Antonio Bay

Coast Guard searching for missing man in San Antonio Bay
USCG File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard was searching for a missing man 11 miles southeast of Seadrift, Thursday evening. Missing is 43-year-old Son Nguyen. At 6:51 p.m., a friend and an uncle of Nguyen reported to Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders that they had come across the missing man’s empty and idling 20-foot personal fishing craft. At 7 p.m., a Coast Guard...