Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water in Alligator River, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water in Alligator River, NC
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man whose sailboat was taking on water near Columbia, North Carolina, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City were notified at about 5:15 p.m. of a boat taking on water southeast of Columbia in the Alligator River. A crew from Station Elizabeth City trailered a 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard rescues boater from sinking vessel near Quarantine Island, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued a boater from a sinking vessel Wednesday near Quarantine Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification that a 14-foot Boston Whaler was taking on water at 9:58 a.m. and immediately launched a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew. The crew arrived on scene at 10:16 a.m., took...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water after boat capsizes near Eastport, Maine

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water after boat capsizes near Eastport, Maine
A Coast Guard 45-foot rescue boat crew from Station Eastport transfers four survivors to Emergency Medical Services personnel, Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in Eastport, Maine. (U.S Coast Guard photo) BOSTON – The Coast Guard rescued four people Tuesday after a 14-foot skiff capsized in Deep Cove near Eastport, Maine, sending five people into the 39 degree water. A good Samaritan called 911 at about...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard ends search for missing person in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. A Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office marine unit recovered the deceased driver at 5 p.m. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:52 a.m. from Causeway Bridge authorities regarding a vehicle in the water...

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Pontchartrain after vehicle enters water

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Pontchartrain after vehicle enters water
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water after reports of a vehicle going over the Causeway Bridge at mile marker 12 into Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:52 a.m. from Causeway...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after vessel sinks

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people after vessel sinks
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard suspended their search for two people whose vessel sank in the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River and local agency assets searched approximately 29 hours and 324 nautical miles of river. Involved in the search were: Sector Lower Mississippi River 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew Memphis Police Department...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after vessel sinks

Coast Guard searching for 2 people after vessel sinks
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people after their vessel sank at mile marker 733 on the Mississippi River near Memphis, Tennessee, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a notification of a mayday broadcast at 11:42 a.m. of the 66-foot motor vessel Ricky Robinson owned by Wepfer...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Hatteras Island, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water off Hatteras Island, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Station Hatteras Inlet approaches a sailboat taking on water 13 miles east of Hatteras Island, North Carolina, Nov. 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Chuck Seckinger) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man aboard a boat taking on water off Hatteras Island Sunday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina...

Coast Guard rescues man who had fallen overboard

Coast Guard rescues man who had fallen overboard
The Coast Guard rescued a man who had fallen overboard from his vessel in the Atchafalaya River near Morgan City, Louisiana, November 20, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man who had fallen overboard from his vessel in the Atchafalaya River near Morgan City, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification Monday from a...