Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Green Bay near Ephraim Wisconsin

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Green Bay near Ephraim Wisconsin
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and local agencies are searching for a kayaker who went missing Saturday in Green Bay near Horseshoe Island off of Peninsula State Park. Family members of the 20-year-old man contacted the Door County Sheriffs Department shortly before 9 p.m. indicating...

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for two missing people

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for two missing people
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two people who were last seen on an inflatable raft approximately 500 yards offshore of North Kingsville, Ohio, late Monday. The reporting source said that one individual on the raft jumped into the water and tried swimming the raft to shore; the reporting source lost sight of the reported people...

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues man stranded on break-wall

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues man stranded on break-wall
A Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 jayhawk helicopter hovers above the Frankfort North Pier lighthouse and lowers a rescue swimmer to rescue a fisherman stranded on the pier, Frankfort, Michigan, August 11, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man via helicopter who was stranded on the Frankfort North Pier Head entrance to Betsie Lake, Frankfort,...

Coast Guard rescues, assists 29 people over busy weekend across Great Lakes

Coast Guard rescues, assists 29 people over busy weekend across Great Lakes
CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 13 people and assisted 16 others over the past busy weekend across the Great Lakes. In one instance, Coast Guard Station Buffalo launched a 25-Foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew in response to a notification of a person in the water near Bird Island Pier, Buffalo, New York, shortly after midnight Monday. Local fishermen had thrown the individual a net but were...

Coast Guard rescues 8 family members from water near Youngstown

Coast Guard rescues 8 family members from water near Youngstown
US Coast Guard File Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued eight people from the water near Fort Niagara State Park in Youngstown, New York, Wednesday. The eight family members were in a 14-foot aluminum boat heading to Porter on the Lake park in Youngstown, New York, when a wave came over the bow, and the boat started taking on water. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Niagara saw the...

Coast Guard, local authorities wrap up busy holiday in Honolulu

Coast Guard, local authorities wrap up busy holiday in Honolulu
The Coast Guard and local authorities wrapped up a busy Fourth of July holiday handling multiple incidents off Waikiki, July 4, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Keith Ito) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and local authorities wrapped up a busy Fourth of July holiday handling multiple incidents off Waikiki, Tuesday. Coast Guard crews partnering with Hawaii Department of Land and...

Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary rescue 17 people from Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary rescue 17 people from Lake St. Clair
USCG File Photo DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 17 people during two separate cases on Lake St. Clair, Friday. Shortly before 7 p.m. local time, the Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center received a call, via VHF Marine Radio Channel 16, from the owner and operator of a 39-foot vessel with 15 people aboard stating that they were taking on water approximately four and one-half miles offshore...

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues man, dog from sinking homemade watercraft in Juneau

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues man, dog from sinking homemade watercraft in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau small boat crew rescued a 32-year-old man after his homemade water craft began taking on water in Gastineau channel near Juneau, Wednesday. The station’s 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew deemed the inflatable, duct taped craft unsafe and transferred the man, his dog and the craft to Douglas Harbor in Juneau. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from capsized boat near Avon, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from capsized boat near Avon, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three people Sunday after the 15-foot boat the three boaters were on capsized in Pamlico Sound near Avon, N.C. The boat’s operator contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 4:48 p.m., stating he and a passenger were clinging to the overturned boat and one person was floating in the water. Sector...