Coast Guard, local agency assist ailing man near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard, local agency assist ailing man near Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a local agency assisted an ailing man on a charter fishing vessel off the North Carolina coast Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a call via VHF marine radio at 12:23 p.m. stating a 59-year-old man was experiencing chest pains approximately 30 miles southeast of Oregon Inlet on the 55-foot charter fishing vessel Tuna Fever. Sector...

Good Samaritan boaters rescue 4 from plane crash in San Juan Islands

Good Samaritan boaters rescue 4 from plane crash in San Juan Islands
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Good Samaritan boaters aboard the vessel Northern Rose rescued four people from a plane crash in Cattle Pass near the south end of Lopez Island, Friday morning. The four survivors, one woman and three men, were transported to Friday Harbor by the crew of the Northern Rose and are being treated for injuries and hypothermia by emergency medical services. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Infinity near Brookings Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Infinity near Brookings Ore.
UREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 76-year-old man Thursday from a 964-foot cruise ship approximately 30 miles southwest of Brookings, Ore. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report at approximately 1:10 p.m., of a 76-year-old male reportedly suffering from internal bleeding on the cruise ship Celebrity Infinity. Due to the severity of his condition, a Coast...

Good Samaritan rescues man off Galveston, Texas

Good Samaritan rescues man off Galveston, Texas
HOUSTON — A good Samaritan rescued a 70-year-old man after his Hobie Cat sailboat capsized with he and his son aboard about one mile off Sunny Beach in Galveston, Thursday afternoon. At approximately 3 p.m., a good Samaritan contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders and reported watching the sailboat capsize and seeing the man swimming toward shore. The son was able to right...

Coast Guard rescues injured woman off Saddle Mountain

Coast Guard rescues injured woman off Saddle Mountain
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a woman with a broken ankle off the summit side of Saddle Mountain, which is about 20 miles east of Seaside Wednesday night. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted the injured hiker, 75,  and transported her to the air station in Warrenton where she was transferred to emergency medical services. The...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boogie boarders swept out to sea near Strathemere, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 4 boogie boarders swept out to sea near Strathemere, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four boogie boarders who were swept out to sea off the coast of Strathemere, New Jersey Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of four women who were swept out to sea off Corson Inlet near Strathemere, New Jersey at 7:26 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders diverted two Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City...

Coast Guard responds to sinking vessel near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard responds to sinking vessel near Southwest Pass
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a reported sinking vessel near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 5:20 a.m. Involved in the response are: –       45 foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Venice –       Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill crew –       MH-65 helicopter crew...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking sailboat 230 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking sailboat 230 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted two men from the sinking 35-foot sailing vessel Rafiki 230 miles south of Cold Bay, Alaska, early Wednesday morning. The Jayhawk aircrew then rendezvoused with an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew in Sand Point, Alaska. The Hercules crew transported the men to awaiting EMS in Kodiak. Coast Guard 17th...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrants

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday at 9:49 p.m. for Cuban migrants who were reported missing Monday. Three Cuban migrants found on an island in the vicinity of Big Pine Key reported they left Cuba on Sept. 20 with 23 people aboard a rustic vessel and that the vessel capsized Sept. 21. Three bodies located Saturday 23 miles southeast of Islamorada have been confirmed as being part...