Coast Guard Stations Milwaukee and Sheboygan team with local fire departments to assist duck hunters

Coast Guard Stations Milwaukee and Sheboygan team with local fire departments to assist duck hunters
MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard and the Port Washington and Cedar Grove Fire Departments came to the assistance of two duck hunters on Lake Michigan Friday. A 911 dispatcher contacted Coast Guard Station Sheboygan at 11:30 a.m. about two men whose 14-foot boat was taking on water one mile north and about one-quarter mile east of Harrington Beach State Park. The two hunters called 911 when their engine...

Coast Guard Station Erie, West Lake Fire Department rescue 14-year-old in Misery Bay near Erie

Coast Guard Station Erie, West Lake Fire Department rescue 14-year-old in Misery Bay near Erie
CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews rescued a 14-year-old boy who became stranded in Misery Bay near Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, Thursday afternoon. Around 1 p.m., the Presque Isle Park Rangers notified a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Erie of a 14-year-old boy who was stranded in Misery Bay. The boy was hunting on shore with his father and went out into the bay in a paddle craft...

Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medevacs ailing cruise ship Carnival Inspiration passenger

Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medevacs ailing cruise ship Carnival Inspiration passenger
SAN DIEGO — A Coast Guard Sector San Diego aircrew medically evacuated a passenger experiencing abdominal pain and vomiting aboard a cruise ship nearly 60 miles southwest of Point Loma, Thursday afternoon. The captain of the cruise ship Carnival Inspiration contacted the Coast Guard at 12:57 p.m., requesting a medevac for the 26-year-old woman. Coast Guard Sector San Diego dispatched an MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard rescues 24-year-old muskrat trapper stranded in marsh near Oswego, N.Y.

Coast Guard rescues 24-year-old muskrat trapper stranded in marsh near Oswego, N.Y.
CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews rescued a 24-year-old man who became stranded in Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area near Oswego, New York, Wednesday night. Around 7 p.m., an Oswego County emergency dispatcher notified a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Oswego of a man who became stranded in Deer Creek Marsh Wildlife Management Area after he become disoriented while checking his muskrat traps. Rescuers...

Coast Guard rescues stranded hunter near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues stranded hunter near Sitka, Alaska
SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a stranded hunter from the Carmel Mountain area near Sitka Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transferred the 69-year-old man to Air Station Sitka where waiting medical personnel checked him for signs of hypothermia. John Delong, of Sitka, Alaska, stands with Petty Officer 2nd Class Brendan Dent, Petty Officer 2nd Class...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from motorboat near Ocracoke, NC

Coast Guard medevacs woman from motorboat near Ocracoke, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured woman from a grounded motorboat Tuesday east of Cedar Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a mayday call from the boat’s operator at approximately 4 p.m., reporting his 42-foot motorboat ran aground three miles east of Cedar Island near Ocracoke. The operator stated a 34-year-old woman suffered...

Coast Guard rescues 66-year-old duck hunter near Catawba Island in Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues 66-year-old duck hunter near Catawba Island in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews rescued a 66-year-old man who became lost while duck hunting on Catawba Island, Ohio, Monday evening. Around 7 p.m., the hunter’s wife reported to the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Marblehead, Ohio, that her husband called her to tell her he was lost. She said his boat got stuck in the mud and he tried to walk out of the marsh toward land. After wading through...

Sinking fishing vessel and crew arrive safely in Honolulu

Sinking fishing vessel and crew arrive safely in Honolulu
HONOLULU —The fishing vessel Pacifica moored safely in Honolulu Harbor Monday after taking on water approximately 144 miles north northeast of Oahu. The cause of the flooding was determined to be insufficient shaft packing in the stern tube, which allowed water to enter the vessel. The Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported here, escorted the vessel back to the Port of Honolulu. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Cold Bay, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a mariner approximately 75 miles southeast of Cold Bay, Alaska, Sunday. The helicopter crew hoisted the mariner and transferred him to commercial medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage and additional medical care. Coast Guard 17th District Command Center watchstanders received a call...