Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after vessel sinks

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after vessel sinks
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard suspended their search for two people whose vessel sank in the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River and local agency assets searched approximately 29 hours and 324 nautical miles of river. Involved in the search were: Sector Lower Mississippi River 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew Memphis Police Department...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who received a hand injury aboard a fishing vessel approximately 31 miles southeast of Pensacola Bay, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of the injured man at 4:49 a.m. and directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Pensacola...

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners in the Pascagoula Channel in Mississippi, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1 p.m. of a 34-foot catamaran that became disabled upon its arrival to Pascagoula Channel on its voyage from Dauphin Island,...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after vessel sinks

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after vessel sinks
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people after their vessel sank at mile marker 733 on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a notification of a mayday broadcast at 11:42 a.m. of the 66-foot motor vessel Ricky Robinson owned by Wepfer...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two individuals whose vessel was taking on water near Barataria Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 9:39 a.m. of the 47-foot fishing vessel Billy Joel taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders directed the launch of...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 80 miles west of Hernando

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 80 miles west of Hernando
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from a fishing boat 80 miles west of Hernando, Thursday. At 2:15 p.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from crewmembers aboard the 70-foot commercial fishing boat, Rooster, stating a fellow crewmember had fallen aboard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:25 p.m. of two people aboard the fishing vessel Lady B as it was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for the two men after their 10-foot skiff capsized in the Gastineau Channel. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crews, Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crews, Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crews and multiple local agencies searched 58 square miles in the Gastineau...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old crew member from a tanker near Galveston, Texas, early Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for assistance from the captain of the motor tanker NS Commander reporting...