Coast Guard seeking public’s help to find owner of orange kayak near Hilo

Coast Guard seeking public’s help to find owner of orange kayak near Hilo
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help in identifying the owner of an unmanned adrift orange kayak spotted one mile off Leleiwi Point on Hawai’i, Friday. The crew of a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane is currently searching for the owner of the kayak in the vicinity of the sighting and an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast has been issued alerting mariners in the area...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Imagination 35 miles west of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Imagination 35 miles west of Point Loma
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an 80-year-old woman from a cruise ship approximately 35 miles west of Point Loma Friday. At approximately midnight Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a call from the crew of the cruise ship Carnival Imagination that an 80-year-old female passenger had hit her head and was experiencing severe headaches and nausea. Sector...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire off Honolulu

Coast Guard responds to boat fire off Honolulu
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew tows the sailboat Ka Imi Ka to Pier 38 in Honolulu after the vessel suffered a fire Aug. 27, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Quichocho) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a sailboat on fire off Honolulu, Thursday. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Honolulu towed...

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs man from cruise ship Star Princess near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs man from cruise ship Star Princess  near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Station Juneau boatcrew medevaced a 61-year-old man experiencing symptoms of a heart attack aboard the cruise ship Star Princess in Lynn Canal, approximately 20 miles north of Juneau, Wednesday. The station’s 45-foot Response Boat –Medium crew transported the man from the Star Princess to awaiting emergency medical services in Auke Bay. Watchstanders at the Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman off boat near Port Angeles, Wash.

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman off boat near Port Angeles, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman south of San Juan Island, Thursday morning. The fisherman was transported to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles in stable condition. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a radio call via VHF-FM channel 16 at about 7:40 a.m., from the captain of the fishing vessel Mr. Wonderful reporting the injury. The fisherman,...

Coast Guard suspends search for two boaters; investigates distress call as probable hoax

Coast Guard suspends search for two boaters; investigates distress call as probable hoax
CRESCENT BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for two boaters who reportedly abandoned ship three miles off of Crescent Beach Wednesday, at 10:41 a.m., Thursday. Coast Guard search crews covered an area of approximately 87 square nautical miles in an area stretching between five miles north and five miles south of Matanzas Inlet, Florida. The Coast Guard search lasted approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teen in Potomac River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teen in Potomac River
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Thursday for a missing teenager near Mount Vernon, Virginia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call on VHF marine radio channel 16 at approximately 8:30 p.m. Wednesday from a Fairfax County Fire department boat crew member stating they lost sight of a teenager while responding to a call of the swimmer having trouble. A...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Jeffreys Ledge, off Maine coast

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Jeffreys Ledge, off Maine coast
BOSTON — Crews from Coast Guard Station South Portland, Maine, and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod responded to a report of a fishing boat fire Wednesday, about six miles from Jeffreys Ledge, a fishing area which stretches from the coast of Rockport to just southeast of Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A crewmember aboard the 40-foot fishing boat Gretchen Marie contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searches for teen in Potomac River near Mount Vernon, Va.

Coast Guard searches for teen in Potomac River near Mount Vernon, Va.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing teenage male Wednesday who was swimming in the Potomac River near Mount Vernon, Virginia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a call on VHF marine radio channel 16 at approximately 8:30 p.m. from a Fairfax County Fire department boat crewmember stating they lost sight of the teenager as they were responding to call of the...