Coast Guard searching for two missing boaters between Charlotte Harbor and Carrabelle, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for two missing boaters between Charlotte Harbor and Carrabelle, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters reported to be on a 39-foot boat between Charlotte Harbor and Carrabelle, Florida, Monday. Missing are Michael Forehand who is in his late 30’s and Lisa Harris, 48, from Carrabelle. At 11:21 a.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a call from Laurie Roberts, a friend of Harris, stating Forehand...

Coast Guard locates 6 missing mariners in Kuskokwim Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard locates 6 missing mariners in Kuskokwim Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew located six people aboard a vessel and assisted in their rescue in Kuskokwim Bay Sunday. The Hercules crew relayed the vessel’s position to an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and good Samaritan vessels, who provided assistance. The crew of the 22-foot aluminum boat reported that they ran out...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Port Aransas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Port Aransas
USCG file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews have suspended their search for a 21-year-old man who went missing near Horace Caldwell Pier in Port Aransas, Monday. “Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the missing man,” said Lt. Osvaldo Vera, a Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi search and rescue coordinators. “Suspending a search is a very difficult decision to make...

Coast Guard rescues man near Pacifica Municipal Pier

Coast Guard rescues man near Pacifica Municipal Pier
SAN FRANCISCO – An adult male was rescued by the Coast Guard after unexpectedly entering the water from the Pacifica Municipal Pier Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders were notified at approximately 7:35 a.m. by theSan Mateo County Dispatch of an adult male who reportedly jumped or fell into the water from the Pacifica Municipal Pier and seemed to be in distress. A Coast...

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters off Ossabaw Island, Ga.

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters off Ossabaw Island, Ga.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — The Coast Guard located two overdue boaters, Monday morning, approximately one mile east of Ossabaw Island, Ga. Neither of the boaters reported any injuries. A crew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah spotted the couple aboard their disabled vessel, waving their arms and waving a flashlight. A rescue swimmer was lowered onto the vessel and...

Coast Guard lifts safety zone on Ohio River near Louisville

Coast Guard lifts safety zone on Ohio River near Louisville
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has lifted the safety zone on the Ohio River near Louisville, Kentucky, Sunday. A Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley 25-foot Response Boat – Small crew assisted local rescue crews in search efforts for the missing three boaters for more than six hours. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a radio call late Saturday evening reporting people in the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 people from burning boat on Grand River off Grand Haven

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 people from burning boat on Grand River off Grand Haven
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued 4 people after their 20-foot boat caught fire on the Grand River, Sunday. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grand Haven was on an afternoon boat safety patrol near the Grand Haven Power Plant at about 3:45 p.m. when they witnessed a person jump from a boat and into the water. When they arrived on scene to pull that person out of...

Coast Guard seeks public help in locating possible person in distress off Maui

Coast Guard seeks public help in locating possible person in distress off Maui
The Coast Guard is requesting public assistance in identifying the owner of this life jacket found drifting near Molokini Crater, July 5, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is requesting assistance in locating the owner of a life jacket found floating near Molokini Crater, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received notification at 10:38 a.m. that...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Tacoma, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Tacoma, Wash.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopterfile photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for a missing boater near Tacoma, Sunday at 1 p.m. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish, an 87-foot Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles and a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Seattle searched an area of about...