Emergency Support Function 10 Florida establishes hotline for owners of displaced vessels

Emergency Support Function 10 Florida establishes hotline for owners of displaced vessels
Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Erin O’Shea and Randy Runnels, Preserves Manager for Florida Department of Environmental Protection, work together to pinpoint the exact GPS location and identification for a sunken vessel, near Ward Island, Florida, Pinellas County, October 7, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Romero. MIAMI — The Emergency Support Function 10...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Edward Primeau and Chief Petty Officer Rich Forte, both of the Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team discuss the removal operations for a partially submerged vessel at Rockport Marina, Aransas, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017. The Coast Guard worked with the Texas General Land Office and contractors to remove displaced or partially submerged vessels after Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Cabin cruiser sunk by Hurricane Harvey refloated in Baytown, Texas

Cabin cruiser sunk by Hurricane Harvey refloated in Baytown, Texas
From left, vessel owner David Rappelet, Petty Officer 1st Class Dave Irvin, and Chief Warrant Officer 3 Anthony Winstead watch as contractors from Laredo Construction prepare to de-water and re-float Rappelet’s 38-foot cabin cruiser on Oct. 6, 2017. The Coast Guard is working with the Texas General Land Office and other federal, state, and local agencies to recover vessels damaged during Hurricane...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing off southern Texas

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing off southern Texas
Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters, Oct. 6, 2017, off southern Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted two Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal fishing in federal waters off southern Texas Friday afternoon. The Coast...

Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard monitors recovery of sunken boat in Boston Harbor
Fireman Zeon Johnson (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Zach Little, a marine science technician (right), monitor the recovery of the workboat King Triton, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, in Boston Harbor.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — A Coast Guard pollution response team is overseeing the recovery of the 65-foot workboat King Triton Thursday after it sank...

Joint response to pollution threats from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida

Joint response to pollution threats from Hurricane Irma continues across Florida
Lt. j.g. Samantha Cardoza discusses on-going assessment operations with Terry Tanner of the Environmental Protection Agency while Petty Officer 1st class Brian Moehler places an Assessment Sticker on the hull of a displaced vessel on the northern shore of Key West, Florida, Oct. 2, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Weydert.   Terry Tanner of the Environmental Protection...

Coast Guard rescues entangled sea turtle off Cuttyhunk Island

Coast Guard rescues entangled sea turtle off Cuttyhunk Island
BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an entangled sea turtle Sunday after it got tangled in a lobster pot off Cuttyhunk Island. A fisherman contacted Coast Guard Station Menemsha around 12:30 p.m., reporting the distressed turtle. A 29-Foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Menemsha launched with a member from the Massachusetts Department of Natural Resources. They arrived on scene and freed the...

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter Elm restores Buoys in San Juan after Hurricane Maria

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter Elm restores Buoys in San Juan after Hurricane Maria
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Elm is currently restoring aids to navigation buoys throughout waterways near San Juan after Hurricane Maria. The Elm, a 225-foot buoy tender homeported in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, has assisted in restoring 72 percent of critical aids to navigation after Maria. For imagery and video of the Hurricane Maria response, please visit...

Unified Command continues assessment of vessel affected by Hurricane Irma

Unified Command continues assessment of vessel affected by Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Tonya Mulhern, left, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Hewlett assess damage to a vessel in Jacksonville, Florida caused by Hurricane Irma, Sept. 13, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto MIAMI — The Emergency Support Function 10 (ESF 10) Florida, consisting of multiple state and federal agencies, is continuing efforts...