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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A 29-Foot Response Boat-Small crew from Station Menemsha launched with a...

Coast Guard Cutter Elm delivers 28,000 pounds of supplies to Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Cutter Elm delivers 28,000 pounds of supplies to Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Elm, a 225-foot Keeper Class buoy tender homeported at the Sector Field Office in Fort Macon, North Carolina, deliver 28,000 lbs of supplies in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico for distribution to the victims of Hurricane Maria, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017. The supplies were half food and half water, and will be distributed by the community leaders of Vieques to the victims...

Video – Coast Guard station conducts surf drills in Oregon Inlet, NC

Video - Coast Guard station conducts surf drills in Oregon Inlet, NC
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet crews conducted surf training near the Oregon Inlet bar in Nags Head this week. Hurricane Maria remained about 150 miles offshore as it passed North Carolina’s Outer Banks, but created surf conditions in Oregon Inlet from Tuesday to Thursday. Station Oregon Inlet 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews used the sea conditions to conduct surf drills for 18...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride 40 miles east of Morehead City, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship off the North Carolina coast Monday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from the cruise ship Carnival Pride around noon that the 71-year-old man was suffering heart attack symptoms approximately 40 miles east of Morehead...

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man south of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man approximately 22 miles south of San Diego, Thursday. At approximately 3 p.m., the crew of the sportfishing vessel Royal Polaris contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders to report a passenger experiencing symptoms of a stroke. A...

Coast Guard, British Royal Navy locate missing vessel near Vieques after Maria, rescue three

Coast Guard, British Royal Navy locate missing vessel near Vieques after Maria, rescue three
British Royal Navy Auxiliary Mounts Bay and SAR helicopter. MIAMI — A British Royal Navy helicopter crew rescued three mariners Thursday from the vessel Ferrel which was located near Vieques, Puerto Rico. An adult male mariner was reported deceased in the capsized vessel which is inaccessible to search and rescue crews. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules search plane located...

Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man west of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs 55-year-old man west of Point Loma
File photo of a Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man approximately 48 miles west of Point Loma, San Diego, Monday. At approximately 1 a.m., the crew of the sportfishing vessel New Lo-An contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders to report a passenger experiencing symptoms of a...

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan provides assistance to St. Thomas

Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan provides assistance to St. Thomas
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team San Juan members load navigational aids onto a 55-foot aids to navigation boat to bring critical ATON to the waterways around St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team services aids in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Tuesday. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded in cave at Mussel Rock

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded in cave at Mussel Rock
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco transfers two people from a cave at Mussel Rock, Calif., where they were stranded, to emergency medical services personnel from San Mateo Fire Department, Sept. 11, 2017. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two people stranded in a cave at Mussel Rock, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...