Coast Guard conducts medevac near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard conducts medevac near Cold Bay, Alaska
USCG file photoJUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a mariner experiencing abdominal complications from the fishing vessel U.S. Intrepid 30 miles south of Cold Bay Sunday. The helicopter crew safely hoisted the 19-year-old man and transported him to Cold Bay, where an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew landed to transfer him to a...

Coast Guard locates unresponsive man overboard near Nantucket

Coast Guard locates unresponsive man overboard near Nantucket
USCG file photoBOSTON – The Coast Guard located the body of a missing fisherman about 37 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts at approximately 1 a.m., Monday. The crew of the fishing vessel Hear No Evil, homeported in New Bedford, Massachusetts, recovered the body and positively identified the missing crewman. Initially, at about 8:30 p.m., Sunday, the crew of the Hear No Evil notified...

Coast Guard seeking public’s help in locating owner of adrift kayak

Coast Guard seeking public's help in locating owner of adrift kayak
An unmanned and adrift kayak was discovered by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew approximately 12 miles southwest of La’au Point, Molokai, March 29, 2015. HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of an adrift kayak located approximately 12 miles southwest of La’au Point, Molokai. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received...

Guard searching for man overboard southeast of Nantucket

Guard searching for man overboard southeast of Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately 35 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts. At about 8:30 p.m., the crew of the 85-foot scalloping vessel Hear No Evil notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England via VHF channel 16 that a 54-year-old male was missing from the vessel and may have fallen overboard. Crews from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, local agencies assist 3 fishermen stuck in ice near Dead River

Coast Guard, local agencies assist 3 fishermen stuck in ice near Dead River
MARQUETTE, Mich. – The Coast Guard and Marquette Fire and Sheriff’s Departments assisted three people back to shore after their small fishing boat became stuck in an ice floe about 700 yards off the breakwall near the entrance to the Dead River, Saturday night. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Marquette received a call from one of the men on the 12-foot aluminum boat about 9:15 p.m. stating...

Coast Guard medevacs man with heart attack symptoms off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man with heart attack symptoms off Galveston
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Houston aircrew flew about 5 miles off Galveston to medevac a 49-year-old man suffering from heart attack symptoms Saturday morning. The crew of the offshore supply vessel Normand Commander contacted the Coast Guard at 8:07 a.m. and reported the Filipino man’s chest pain and numbness in his arm. Coordinating with a Coast Guard flight surgeon, it was determined...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking sailboat

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking sailboat
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard saved two people from their sinking sailboat 17 miles offshore, south of Monterey Friday afternoon. At 4:38 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a VHF-FM radio transmission distress call from a person aboard a 55-foot sailboat, who reported the vessel was taking on water at a rapid rate. The two people aboard could not identify why the...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from container vessel east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from container vessel east of Savannah
A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah rescues an ill crew member of a container ship Friday, March 27, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard photoSAVANNAH, Ga. — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah medically evacuated a mariner Friday morning 12 miles east of Savannah. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Charleston command center were notified of the request by the vessel’s...

Coast Guard medevacs 44-year-old man from commercial fishing boat

Coast Guard medevacs 44-year-old man from commercial fishing boat
Coast Guard Sector San Diego rescue swimmer Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Williams talks with EMS about an ailing man he and his aircrew medevaced from a commercial fishing boat, March 26, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Connie Terrell)SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 44-year-old man from a commercial fishing boat nearly 6 miles south of San Clemente Island,...