Coast Guard medevacs woman aboard cruise ship Norwegian Gem off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman aboard cruise ship Norwegian Gem off NC coast
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced an ailing woman from a cruise ship Thursday approximately 220 miles southeast of Portsmouth. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District command center in Portsmouth received a call from the Bahama-flagged, 965-foot cruise ship Norwegian Gem at approximately 11:45 a.m., requesting a medevac for a 66-year-old passenger experiencing complications...

Coast Guard Station Saginaw River rescues two snowmobilers from icy Saginaw River

Coast Guard Station Saginaw River rescues two snowmobilers from icy Saginaw River
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard crew rescued two men from the Saginaw River after they fell through the ice with their snowmobiles near the Consumers Power Plant early this morning. Just after 8 a.m., the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Saginaw River, in Essexville, Michigan, received a report, from a good Samaritan, of a person through the ice at the mouth of the Saginaw River near the Consumers...

Two men stranded on a remote Bahamian Island rescued by Coast Guard

Two men stranded on a remote Bahamian Island rescued by Coast Guard
MIAMI — Two stranded men are safe after the Coast Guard rescued them off an Island in the Bahamas Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a request for assistance from the Royal Bahamian Defense Force to rescue two U.S. citizens from a remote island. The men were ferrying the motor vessel Bye-Luv Ya-Sea Ya from Turks and Caicos to Fort Pierce, Florida, when the vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search efforts for a missing kayaker off the coast of Mayport, Tuesday evening. The Coast Guard searched more than 4,435 square miles for Garth Sangree. “Despite the exemplary efforts of our local, state and federal partners, we are unfortunately unable to bring Garth home,” said Capt. Thomas Allan, commanding officer of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for the pilot of a plane that crashed near Seabeck, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for the pilot of a plane that crashed near Seabeck, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a survivor of a plane crash after searching for more than eight hours near Seabeck, Washington, Monday. “Our prayers and heartfelt wishes go out to the friends and loved ones of those affected by this tragedy,” said Lieutenant Raphael Sadowitz, the command duty officer at Sector Puget Sound. “We also extend our gratitude to the good Samaritans...

Coast Guard aids disabled boater off Catalina Island

Coast Guard aids disabled boater off Catalina Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard aided a man with a disabled 35-foot boat, taking on water, Monday night at approximately 7 p.m., near Avalon Harbor on Catalina Island, Calif. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center personnel received a dispatched 911 call for help around 6 p.m., reporting a disabled vessel taking on water. The boat did not possess a marine-band radio or...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Response crews covered more than 655 square miles during the search for Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 33, after receiving a report from crewmembers of the fishing vessel Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell overboard from the vessel at 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Participating in the search were...

Coast Guard searching for survivors of a plane crash near Seabeck, Wash.

Coast Guard searching for survivors of a plane crash near Seabeck, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and local responders are searching for survivors of a small plane that reportedly crashed into the Hood Canal near Seabeck, Washington, Monday. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters crews from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake, homeported in Everett, and local...

Coast Guard medevacs baby from cruise ship Carnival Triumph in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs baby from cruise ship Carnival Triumph in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning, 140 miles southeast of Galveston. “It was very rewarding to be able to start a search-and-rescue career helping out a mother and her 8-month-old who really needed us at the time,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel Grow, in reference to his first rescue...