Coast Guard assists 7 mariners after sailing vessel grounds near Shilshole Bay, Wash

Coast Guard assists 7 mariners after sailing vessel grounds near Shilshole Bay, Wash
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted mariners aboard a 26-foot sailing vessel after the vessel grounded near Shilshole Bay Saturday. Good Samaritans responded to a Coast Guard issued marine assistance request broadcast and transported five of the mariners to the nearby marina while two remained aboard the sailing vessel to await contracted vessel assist. As the tide ebbed and the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from capsized vessel, searching for master near Quillayute River, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from capsized vessel, searching for master near Quillayute River, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen and is currently searching for the master of a 52-foot fishing vessel Sea Beast after it reportedly took on water, capsized and subsequently sank 14 miles offshore of Quillayute River, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles and the crew...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat adrift near the west breakaway in Oswego Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat adrift near the west breakaway in Oswego Harbor
U.S. Coast Guard Station Oswego file photo by Seaman Bryan SullivanCLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday afternoon from an adrift boat near the west breakaway in Oswego Harbor, New York. At about 4 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo responded to a distress call coming over VHF-FM channel 16, the international hailing and distress channel, from the boaters aboard...

Coast Guard conducts cliff, vertical surface rescues in preparation for hurricane season

Coast Guard conducts cliff, vertical surface rescues in preparation for hurricane season
Coast Guard helicopter crews conduct cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios April 29 and 30, 2015, at Harbor Island, near Port Aransas, Texas, in preparation for the upcoming hurricane season. U.S. Coast Guard photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard helicopter crews conducted cliff and vertical surface rescue scenarios Wednesday and Thursday at Harbor Island, near Port Aransas, in preparation...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailor in Mobile Bay
MOBILE –– The Coast Guard has suspended their search for the missing sailor near Mobile Bay, Thursday. Response crews suspended their search at 7:30 p.m. The Coast Guard and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have continuously searched for more than 180 hours, covered more than 9,527 square-miles of water and 164 miles of shoreline. “All of us that have been dedicated to this search effort since...

Coast Guard opens investigation of Mobile Bay incident as two more bodies are recovered

Coast Guard opens investigation of Mobile Bay incident as two more bodies are recovered
USCG MH-65C file photograph by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers MOBILE – Two bodies were recovered in the vicinity of Dauphin Island found to be connected to the Dauphin Island Regatta, Thursday. The Coast Guard and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency have confirmed those recovered to be Adam Clark, a 17-year-old Mobile, Alabama resident, and Robert Thomas, a 50-year-old Pickens, Mississippi resident. The...

Coast Guard rescues captain who reportedly fell off yacht

Coast Guard rescues captain who reportedly fell off yacht
Lt. Cdr. Samuel Babbitt, a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Ensley, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., are shown at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas, with a survivor they rescued, Wednesday, April 29, 2015.MIAMI — The captain of a 95-foot yacht was rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew after he reportedly...

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues

Search for missing boaters in Mobile Bay continues
MOBILE – The multi-agency search for three missing boaters in the Mobile Bay area will continue through Wednesday evening into Thursday. Since the search began, rescue crews have searched 6,595 square miles and 75 miles of shoreline in Mobile Bay and surrounding areas. Today’s response consisted of: Two Coast Guard Auxiliary fixed-wing aircraft crews. One Mobile County Air fixed-wing aircraft...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 37 miles off Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 37 miles off Manasquan Inlet, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman Wednesday approximately 37 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey. Crew members from the 45-foot fishing boat Vengeance notified watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay on VHF marine radio channel 16 at 9:27 a.m., stating one of their crew members was experiencing seizure-like symptoms. A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...