Coast Guard rescues 2 after plane crashes near Yankeetown

Coast Guard rescues 2 after plane crashes near Yankeetown
A single-engine plane sits in the water near End of County Road 40 Boat Ramp, Yankeetown, Florida, Wednesday, April 20, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jason M. Andrade) YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Wednesday after their plane crashed in the water near Yankeetown. Rescued were a 19-year-old male from Longwood, who piloted the plane, and an 18-year-old...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 2 dogs near Merrimon, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 hunters, 2 dogs near Merrimon, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two duck hunters and their dogs Saturday after their boat ran out of fuel near Merrimon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hobucken received a call from Pamlico County 911 dispatchers at about 4:28 p.m. reporting two men in a 17-foot, brown skiff, low on fuel in the vicinity of Turnagain Bay. Station Hobucken watchstanders notified watchstanders in the...

Coast Guard Station Jones Beach Receives New Shallow Water Boat

USCG 24-foot SPC-SW File PhotoNEW YORK- Coast Guard Station Jones Beach, N.Y., received a new boat to aid in Coast Guard operations around Long Island Sound, December 15, 2010. The station, on the south shore of Long Island, received a new 24-foot Special Purpose Craft- Shallow Water (SPC-SW), designed to operate in areas that other response boats are unable to transit. The SPC-SW will enhance capabilities...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after fishing boat sinks

USCG File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their fishing boat sank, Tuesday, in Catfish Lake near Golden Meadow, La. Rescued were John Farrow, 44, from LaPlace, La., and Derryl Ferguson, 44, from Baton Rouge, La. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Command Center received a call at 9 p.m., from a woman stating that her husband and his friend were overdue...

Coast Guard Station East Moriches receives new shallow water boat

USCG File PhotoNEW YORK- Coast Guard Station East Moriches received a new boat type in to aid in Coast Guard operations around Long Island Sound, Nov. 23, 2010. Coast Guard Station East Moriches, on the South Shore of Long Island, received a new 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water (SPC-SW), designed for use in a variety of missions including search and rescue, law enforcement, and port,...