Coast Guard suspends search for missing NY man

Coast Guard suspends search for missing NY man
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater near Sands Point, July 31, 2014. Missing is 43-year old Scott Donsavage. Donsavage was last seen by his wife around 10 p.m., July 29, before he got underway aboard his 15-foot vessel from a boat launch in Mamaroneck. His vessel was found ashore in gear with no one aboard. He is described as 5’11”, weighing 180 pounds and was...

1 dead, 1 injured after boat collision in Key West, Florida

1 dead, 1 injured after boat collision in Key West, Florida
MIAMI – One woman is dead and another injured after a boat collision in the vicinity of Mud Key, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, were notified by a good Samaritan of a boat collision involving a 44-foot Catamaran and 55-foot sport fishing boat at approximately 4 p.m. Two women aboard the Catamaran were ejected into the water during the collision. The Coast...

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard disabled boat

Coast Guard assists 8 aboard disabled boat
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a sailing vessel in distress Wednesday with eight people aboard in the vicinity of San Pablo Bay, Calif. At approximately 3:25 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from the operator of a 42-foot recreational sailing vessel stating the vessel had lost steering and was headed toward rocks with eight passengers aboard. The...

Coast Guard, local law enforcement searching for missing New York boater

Coast Guard, local law enforcement searching for missing New York boater
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard and local law enforcement are searching for a missing boater near Sands Point, July 31, 2014. Missing is 43-year old Scott Donsavage. Donsavage was last seen by his wife around 10 p.m. July 29, before he got underway aboard his 15-foot vessel from Pleasantville. He is described as 5’11”, weighing 180 pounds and was wearing a black shirt, red hat and shorts. The Coast...

Navy and Coast Guard rescue two from burning boat

Navy and Coast Guard rescue two from burning boat
SAN DIEGO — U.S. Navy and Coast Guard crews, as well as other boaters in the area, worked together to rescue two people from a burning boat approximately 17 miles west of Point Loma, Tuesday afternoon. At approximately 11:15 a.m., the Coast Guard received a report that the 45-foot recreational boat Happy II, had a fire on board. The Coast Guard issued an urgent marine information broadcast to alert...

Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescues 4 people from water near Islamorada, Fla.

Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescues 4 people from water near Islamorada, Fla.
MIAMI — Four people were rescued early Wednesday morning after their vessel capsized 1 nautical mile off Islamorada, Florida. A good Samaritan notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Florida, of a capsized vessel with two adult females and two adult males in the water. The people in the water were fishing for lobster during Florida’s Lobster Mini Season when the vessel capsized....

Coast Guard helps crew save sinking shrimp boat

Coast Guard helps crew save sinking shrimp boat
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A commercial fishing vessel from Brownsville is slowly making its way back to port Tuesday, thanks to some quick actions by its crew and Coast Guard units. The Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi Command Center received a distress call from the 68-foot-long shrimping vessel Huachinango, taking on water 37 miles offshore of Baffin Bay at approximately 1:30 p.m. The three people...

Coast Guard locates, rescues missing charter boat crew in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard locates, rescues missing charter boat crew in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON — Coast Guard search and rescue crews worked throughout the night to find a missing charter boat with four people aboard as far as 70 miles off Galveston. A Coast Guard HC-144 aircrew located them about 40 miles offshore as they started the last leg of their search Tuesday at 10:33 a.m. Logan Foster, operator of the 29-foot fishing charter Reel Deep, departed Galveston Yacht Basin with three...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat in Pamlico Sound, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat in Pamlico Sound, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Tuesday from a fishing boat in Pamlico Sound. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call via VHF-FM radio from the operator of the 70-foot fishing boat Capt Ryan at about 11:20 p.m. Monday reporting an 18-year-old male crew member collapsed and experienced a seizure. Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet launched...