Coast Guard conducting rescues in flooded community in S.W. Michigan

Coast Guard conducting rescues in flooded community in S.W. Michigan
Members from Coast Guard Station St. Joseph’s Ice-Rescue Team help evacuate individuals, February 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are conducting house-to-house rescues and assisting with evacuations in southwest Michigan experiencing flooding from the St. Joseph River, Thursday. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station St. Joseph...

Coast Guard helps 2 men to safety after their boat hit an object off North Carolina coast

Coast Guard helps 2 men to safety after their boat hit an object off North Carolina coast
Petty Officer 2nd Class Zachary Timm, a machinery technician from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, operates a dewatering pump to evacuate the water off of a sinking boat approximately 13 miles off the coast of Carolina Beach, North Carolina, on Feb. 21, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Nolan Jackson) WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard boat crew came to the assistance of two men whose...

Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen

Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen
Coast Guard Cutter Kiska file photo HONOLULU — Three Chuukese fishermen from the Federated States of Micronesia are home safe Tuesday after missing at sea for a week in the Pacific. Following an extensive multi-national search coordinated by the Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center, the three fishermen were ultimately located 85 nautical miles (nearly 100 statute miles) off Chuuk by a U.S. Navy...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 60 miles northeast of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 60 miles northeast of Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 44-year-old man from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska approximately 60 miles northeast of Cold Bay, Tuesday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Cold Bay hoisted the man and safely transported him to Cold Bay for further transport...

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment

13th District Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses use of lifesaving equipment
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — Coast Guard rescue crews across Washington responded to multiple cases this weekend involving mariners not wearing lifejackets and deficiencies of lifesaving equipment found aboard vessels. With warmer spring weather coming to the Pacific Northwest, the Coast Guard stresses the importance...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off Maui
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — A 68-year-old woman arrived safely to Queen’s Medical Center, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated from a cruise ship off Maui. The woman was transported aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter on a 40-minute flight to Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu after sustaining...

Coast Guard conducts ice rescues on Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard conducts ice rescues on Saginaw Bay
DETROIT – The Coast Guard conducted two ice rescues on Saginaw Bay, Sunday, rescuing one man who had fallen through the ice while on an ATV, and another man who became stranded while ice fishing Coast Guard Station Saginaw River Airboat file photo. . The Coast Guard was contacted by Bay City emergency 911 stating that an ice fisherman, about two miles off of Pinconning State Park, heard someone screaming...

Coast Guard assists, good Samaritan rescues 2 boaters off Knight Key

Coast Guard assists, good Samaritan rescues 2 boaters off Knight Key
Coast Guard crewmembers transferred two boaters from this capsized 15-foot boat to Coast Guard Station Marathon, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers transferred two boaters Monday to Coast Guard Station Marathon after they were rescued by a good Samaritan from a sinking boat off Knight Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Getaway near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Getaway near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 72-year-old man from the cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway Monday approximately 60 miles south of Key West. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a notification at approximately 2:50 a.m. from the crew of the cruise ship stating a man aboard was suffering from stomach pains and required...