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...

Coast Guard, Tybee Island Fire Department rescue man 1 mile south of Tybee Island, Ga.

Coast Guard, Tybee Island Fire Department rescue man 1 mile south of Tybee Island, Ga.
Coast Guard Station Tybee Island and Tybee Island Fire Department rescue a 31-year-old man Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, after his vessel capsized 1 mile south of Tybee Island, Georgia. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and Tybee Island Fire Department rescued a 31-year-old man Sunday after his vessel capsized one mile south of Tybee Island, Ga. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for boater near Mead Point

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for boater near Mead Point
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CORTEZ, Fla. – The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue to search Saturday for a 63-year-old boater near Mead Point. Missing is Fraser Horne, 63, from Cortez. At approximately 6:15 p.m. Friday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report from Horne’s wife stating her husband departed from Egmont Key aboard his...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters after vessel catches fire near Titusville

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters after vessel catches fire near Titusville
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Wednesday after their vessel caught fire on the Indian River near Titusville. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified via VHF-FM marine-band radio channel 16 at 10:09 p.m. from two boaters stating they were awakened by smoke and their 48-foot catamaran was on fire. A Coast Guard Station Port...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and 1 dog off Muskegon

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and 1 dog off Muskegon
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo) CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued three people and their dog Saturday morning in Lake Michigan just over 3.5 nautical miles northwest of Muskegon, Michigan. Shortly before 9:30 a.m, watchstanders with the Coast Guard 9th District Command Center in Cleveland, received reports of an unregistered emergency position-indicating radio beacon...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people in distress from Moriches Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 people in distress from Moriches Inlet
A disabled 14-foot boat is put into a tow by a commercial salvage company near Moriches, New York, November 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Geiser) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station East Moriches rescued three people in distress near Moriches Inlet, New York, Friday. At approximately 10:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island...