Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner near Dutch Harbor, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced an injured mariner from a fish-processing vessel in Beaver Inlet, near Dutch Harbor, Tuesday. The Dolphin helicopter crew launched from Cold Bay, where they were staged overnight for a different case, and safely hoisted the injured man for transport to emergency medical services in Dutch Harbor. The crew of...

Coast Guard, local responders assist 6 boaters from a boat fire near Point Wilson, Wash.

Coast Guard, local responders assist 6 boaters from a boat fire near Point Wilson, Wash.
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Fox responded to a fire aboard the 32-foot pleasure craft Kloshi Bay near Point Wilson, July 27, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Fox) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Cutter crew and local fire department personnel responded to a fire aboard a pleasure craft with six people aboard near Point Wilson, Monday afternoon. The six boaters,...

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys
Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin (WPB 87319) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search for two missing boys, Tuesday, approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of the Florida and Georgia border. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 39 search patterns covering more than 30,992square nautical miles. The search area stretches...

Coast Guard searching for two missing fishermen in Brazos River

Coast Guard searching for two missing fishermen in Brazos River
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching a missing father and son who were last seen Tuesday morning, before fishing on the Brazos River south of Freeport, Texas. Missing are Phillip and Brandon Orr. The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department contacted Coast Guard Station Freeport at about 9:20 a.m., to report finding an unmanned boat doing circles on the river north of the Intracoastal Waterway on...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailing vessel near Treasure Island

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailing vessel near Treasure Island
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued an adult male from a sinking sailing vessel Monday evening near Treasure Island. At 6:29 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command Center personnel received a distress broadcast from the owner of a 40-foot sailing vessel reporting it was taking on water approximately half of a mile northeast of Treasure Island. The Sector San Francisco Command Center...

Coast Guard searching for overdue paddle boarder

Coast Guard searching for overdue paddle boarder
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue paddle boarder in the vicinity of Fort Pierce. Missing is William Morlock, 58 years old. The crews of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant and a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane are currently searching for Morlock. Morlock’s sister notified watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Miami command center of the situation at...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Valdez, Alaska

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Valdez, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez boatcrew responds to a 30-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Valdez, Alaska. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Valdez, Alaska, boatcrew responded to a 30-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Valdez, Alaska, Monday. The boatcrew transferred a dewatering pump and damage control kit to the two boaters and assisted them in controlling...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers near Hug Point, Ore

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers near Hug Point, Ore
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew assisted Clatsop County Sheriff Department personnel with the rescue of two hikers stranded by incoming tide near Hug Point, Monday. The two hikers, both 20-year-old females from Canby, were safely hoisted and brought to local emergency responders on scene. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received the...

Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police rescue 2 men, recover 2 women deceased from capsized vessel off Humacao, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police rescue 2 men, recover 2 women deceased from capsized vessel off Humacao, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police rescue crews responding to a capsized 19-foot boat combined efforts to rescue two men and recover two women deceased Sunday night, just off the coast of Humacao, Puerto Rico. “Our most heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the deceased,” said CDR Lawrence Gaillard, Operations Officer of Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen...