Coast Guard medevacs man from boat off Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from boat off Sabine Pass, Texas
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a 45-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel, 14 miles off the Texas Point Wildlife Refuge, Wednesday morning. At approximately 7:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the 120-foot boat, Poppa John, stating a crewmember fell and broke a leg and an arm and was experiencing extreme pain. Watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard searching for missing Carnival Victory cruise ship passenger northwest of Cuba

Coast Guard searching for missing Carnival Victory cruise ship passenger northwest of Cuba
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a 23-year-old man Wednesday who fell off the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Missing is Brandon Paul, 23, Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard from the eighth deck of the cruise ship at approximately 3 a.m. The cruise ship launched a search boat and contacted watch standers at the Seventh Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from charter boat in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs woman from charter boat in Gulf of Mexico
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard patrol boat crew medevaced a 27-year-old woman from a charter boat 35 miles off Port Aransas, Monday afternoon. The Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead crew medevaced her after receiving a distress call at 1 p.m. from the charter boat, stating a woman aboard had a seizure and fell, injuring her head. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders coordinated the medevac. The...

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues person in the water in Bellingham Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues person in the water in Bellingham Bay, Wash.
SEATTLE – A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued a person in the water in Bellingham Bay, Wash., Sunday evening.   The Station Bellingham 29-foot Response Boat Small II crew arrived on scene to assist a man struggling in the water and safely transported him back to the station where local Emergency Medical Services personnel waited at the station to transfer him to PeaceHealth St. Joseph...

25 passengers, crew rescued from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island

25 passengers, crew rescued from vessel taking on water near San Clemente Island
Twenty passengers are rescued by the Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye’s crew after the charter fishing vessel Truline began taking on water south of San Clemente Island, March 19, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo/released) SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of 25 passengers and crew after their vessel began taking on water near San Clemente Island, Sunday. At 2:51 a.m., Sunday, watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from the water Sunday off Matapeke. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating a kite surfer had let go of his kite and was attempting to swim to shore Sunday afternoon. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from vessel 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from vessel 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon
COOS BAY, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember aboard the cargo vessel Daio Papyrus 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Ore., Sunday. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the injured crewmember from the Panamanian flagged motor vessel after he reportedly suffered a severe laceration to his head. Sector North Bend received notification from the Daio Papyrus...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of stranded hikers on King’s Mountain, Ore.

Coast Guard assists in rescue of stranded hikers on King’s Mountain, Ore.
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two hikers who were stranded on King’s Mountain in Oregon’s Tillamook Forest, Saturday. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the two hikers and a member of a ground search party, who were all impacted by exposure to the cold weather and dropped the subjects off at South Fork Forest Camp where Tillamook County police officers...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 people off Beaver Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 people off Beaver Island
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A Coast Guard aircrew from Traverse City medically evacuated two people off Beaver Island Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie received a medevac request from officials on Beaver Island early Friday evening. Due to poor visibility and icing conditions, an aircrew from Traverse City was forced to delay its response. By late morning Saturday, weather...