Coast Guard Florida: jumping into huge waves

Coast Guard Florida: jumping into huge waves
While training off the Oregon Coast, members of the U.S. Coast Guard experience some big waves.  

Coast Guard rescues man lost for six days

Coast Guard rescues man lost for six days
MIAMI — A man who was stranded for approximately six days is safe after the Coast Guard rescued him off an island in Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Monday night. Rescued was Larry Sutterfield, 39, a U.S. citizen. During a routine law enforcement patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew spotted a fire and a man waving his arms in distress on a Cay Sal Bank island. The aircrew...

Coast Guard recruits 1st in nation to vote for service’s top 10 videos of the year

Coast Guard recruits 1st in nation to vote for service's top 10 videos of the year
CAPE MAY, N.J. — Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will host the premiere of the Coast Guard’s Top 10 Videos of the year, Wednesday, at 2 p.m. for recruits and staff. The premiere will offer more than 200 recruits currently going through training a chance to view videos that highlight some of the service’s most compelling cases and be the first in the nation to cast their votes for their...

USS Paul Hamilton rescues missing mariner after 12 days at sea

USS Paul Hamilton rescues missing mariner after 12 days at sea
HONOLULU — A boater who has been missing since Nov. 27 was found alive and uninjured aboard his 25-foot sailing vessel Malia 64 miles south of Honolulu, Tuesday. Ron Ingraham, 67, was last heard from when he placed two mayday calls Nov. 27, saying his vessel was taking on water and in danger of sinking 46 miles west of Kailua-Kona. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received...

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship Carnival Dream

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship Carnival Dream
NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 48-year-old woman from the cruise ship Carnival Dream 23 miles south of Southwest Pass, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report of a woman reportedly suffering from kidney related issues and was unconscious with a high blood sugar level. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans...

Coast Guard responds to pier collapse in Eastport, Maine

Coast Guard responds to pier collapse in Eastport, Maine
BOSTON – The Coast Guard is responding to a collapsed pier that caused one injury and property damage in Eastport, Maine, Thursday. At about 2:20 a.m., the Washington County dispatch notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Eastport, Maine, that the end of the Eastport breakwall had fallen into the water. The caretaker aboard the Ada C. Lore suffered a leg injury and the 77-foot schooner...

Ship Parking Fail

Ship Parking Fail

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue kayakers on Molokini Crater

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue kayakers on Molokini Crater
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification at 3:20 p.m. from Maui Fire Department of two kayakers who were beset by weather and were forced onto the rocks on Molokini Crater. After climbing to safety, the kayakers called 911 for assistance. A 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard Cutter Alligator offloads approximately $5.1 million of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Alligator offloads approximately $5.1 million of cocaine
CLEARWATER, Fla.— Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator offloaded approximately $5.1 million, estimated wholesale value, of cocaine Thursday at Sector St. Petersburg, Florida. The cocaine was seized in support of Operation Caribe Venture. During a routine patrol on Nov. 3, a Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine aircraft detected a 25-foot “go-fast” vessel in the...