Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat off Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Tuesday afternoon, from a fishing boat 80 miles southeast of Galveston. At 11:43 a.m., a crewmember of the fishing boat New Buccaneer contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders to report that a 44-year-old...

Two fisherman rescued 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay

Two fisherman rescued 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay
NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two fisherman from the fishing vessel New Faith that was sinking 52 miles off the coast of Coos Bay, Saturday morning. The two men where hoisted off the New Faith, a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel homeported in Coos Bay, by two separate aircrews aboard MH-65 Dolphin helicopters, one from Coast Guard Sector North Bend and the other from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, U.S. Lifesaving Association promote rip current awareness

Coast Guard, U.S. Lifesaving Association promote rip current awareness
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the United States Lifesaving Association are collaborating to promote rip current awareness for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday weekend. In response to a surge of rip current-related deaths throughout the mid-Atlantic region in June 2017, the Coast Guard reminds the public of the dangers of rip currents and the value of checking weather and rip current forecasts,...

Coast Guard medevacs man with leg injury 160-miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man with leg injury 160-miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers a patient to an ambulance in Kodiak, Alaska. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson) JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 22-year-old man with a leg injury from the motor vessel Coastal Progress 160-miles southwest of Kodiak, Alaska. The...

Coast Guard medevacs man with ankle injury near Shelikof Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man with ankle injury near Shelikof Strait, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 58-year-old man with an ankle injury from the fishing vessel New Dawn, in the vicinity of Shelikof Strait, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to awaiting EMS personnel in Kodiak. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard offloads approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads approximately 18 tons of cocaine  in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche, homported in Alameda, California, forms along side approximately 18 tons of cocaine on June 15, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Davonte Marrow) SAN DIEGO – The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloaded approximately 18 tons of cocaine in San Diego, Thursday. Several U.S. Coast Guard cutters seized the cocaine in 18 interdictions...

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard
A rescued a hiker, who had missing for 5 days, in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, June 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Russell Merrick. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard located and hoisted a hiker, Wednesday morning who had been missing for nearly 5 days while hiking in Southern Oregon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend located and hoisted...

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies save Loggerhead Turtle off Delaware coast
Tammy, a 252-lb Loggerhead Turtle, was spotted by members of the 154-foot Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson approximately 3-miles off Cape Henlopen, Delaware, Monday, June 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard and two marine rescue organizations saved an ailing Loggerhead Turtle, approximately 3-miles east of Cape Henlopen,...

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City personnel medevaced a diver off the North Carolina coast earlier Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a report from crew members aboard the 25-foot diving boat Under Pressure that one diver had surfaced with shortness of breath and dizziness 35 miles south by southeast of Wilmington. An MH-60 Jayhawk...