Coast Guard continues to oversee oil spill cleanup in Baltimore

Coast Guard continues to oversee oil spill cleanup in Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard continues to oversee a response to an oil spill Friday at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from the National Response Center Thursday of approximately 3,000 gallons of lubrication oil in the discharge canal at CP Crane Generating Station in Baltimore. It is now believed approximately 4,000 gallons...

Coast Guard Station Montauk rescues turtle caught in line near Montauk, New York

Coast Guard Station Montauk rescues turtle caught in line near Montauk, New York
Coast Guard Station Montauk crewmembers disentangling a leatherback turtle in Montauk, N.Y., June 15, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK – Coast Guard Station Montauk crewmembers assisted in disentangling a leatherback turtle in Montauk, New York, Monday. At 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center was notified that the fishing vessel Captain Ron was on scene with an...

Coast Guardsmen make unique rescue in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Coast Guardsmen make unique rescue in the Eastern Pacific Ocean
Coast Guardsmen stationed aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton from Alameda, Calif., free two sea turtles entangled in fishing line and makeshift buoys off the coast of Central America May 9, 2105. Eastern Pacific Ocean – Coast Guardsmen aboard the Cutter Stratton from Alameda, Calif., rescued two sea turtles while investigating a suspicious item floating in a known drug transit zone off the coast...

Coast Guard interdicts and seizes lancha after 30 mile chase

Coast Guard interdicts and seizes lancha after 30 mile chase
A Mexican lancha sits trailered at Coast Guard Station South Padre Island, Monday, after South Texas Coast Guard crew interdicted the lancha, 30 miles offshore. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized a Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, in the waters off South Texas, Monday. At 11 p.m. Sunday, an Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew aboard an HC-144 Ocean...

Coast Guard transports Hawaiian monk seal to Oahu

Coast Guard transports Hawaiian monk seal to Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews working with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration transported a Hawaiian monk seal from Kauai to Oahu, Tuesday. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point transported the seal to Oahu for medical attention after it swallowed a fish hook. “Coast Guard members in Hawaii take great pride in our unique operational ability...

Coast Guard terminates charter boat voyage in Buzzards Bay

Coast Guard terminates charter boat voyage in Buzzards Bay
The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a charter vessel in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, due to an expired operator’s license and evidence of illegal fishing on May 18, 2015. BOSTON — The Coast Guard terminated the trip of a 23-foot charter vessel today in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, due to an expired operator’s license and evidence of illegal fishing. During a random safety boarding,...

Coast Guard interdicts Mexican lancha off South Texas

Coast Guard interdicts Mexican lancha off South Texas
Coast Guard crews seized a Mexican fishing boat with four Mexican nationals in the water off South Texas, Wednesday, May 13, 2015. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard seized a Mexican fishing boat with four Mexican nationals in the waters off South Texas, Wednesday. At approximately 1 p.m., the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack spotted a vessel of interest approximately 9 miles north of the U.S./Mexico...

Coast Guard, Mote Marine Laboratory release rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle

Coast Guard, Mote Marine Laboratory release rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle
Crew members from Coast Guard Station Cortez, Florida, and MOTE Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, release a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle into the wild in Lido Key, Florida, Friday, May 8, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson) CORTEZ, Fla.—The Coast Guard and Mote Marine Laboratory released a rehabilitated 255 lb loggerhead sea turtle into the wild...

Critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals returned to Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals returned to Northwestern Hawaiian Islands
Crew members from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point assist with offloading crates for two female Hawaiian Monk Seal off of an HC-130 Hercules airplane in Kona, Hawaii, March 18, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle) HONOLULU — Two critically endangered Hawaiian monk seals (Neomonachus schauinslandi) were successfully returned to Papahānaumokuākea Marine National...