Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues boater after sailing vessel capsizes on the Columbia River
USCG File Photo DEER ISLAND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued one mariner from the water on the Columbia River near Deer Island, Monday evening. Coast Guard Station Portland crewmembers aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small arrived on scene, pulled the man aboard their vessel and transported him to Kalama, Washington, where emergency medical services were waiting to take him to a local hospital. At...

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues two people, two dogs in Lake Pontchartrain
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a disabled vessel in Lake Pontchartrain, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:00 p.m. that one adult, one child, and two dogs were aboard a disabled inflatable vessel that had started to lose air near the Twin Span and I-11 Bridge in Lake Pontchartrain. Coast Guard Station New Orleans launched...

Multi-Agency search for 2 Atlantic City beachgoers

Multi-Agency search for 2 Atlantic City beachgoers
PHILADELPHIA – A multi-agency search is taking place after a report of two beachgoers struggling in the surf in Atlantic City, Thursday. The Coast Guard received an emergency call stating two swimmers were reportedly struggling in the surf and reportedly went under the water at approximately 7 p.m. The Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police and local first responders are currently searching for the...

Coast Guard ends search for two people in Mobile Bay

Coast Guard ends search for two people in Mobile Bay
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two people in the water north of Mobile Bay, Alabama, after their bodies were recovered Thursday. Daphne Search and Rescue’s dive team located the bodies of Leo and Frank Scott and transferred them to shore where they were positively identified as the missing individuals. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1:00...

Coast Guard, local authorities assist vessel taking on water near Romer Shoal, N.J.

Coast Guard, local authorities assist vessel taking on water near Romer Shoal, N.J.
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook rescue crew and FDNY crew assist five mariners after their boat began taking on water near Romer Shoal, New Jersey, June 15, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo courtesy of Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas Frantz) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and local authorities assisted five mariners after their boat began taking on water near Romer Shoal, New Jersey, Thursday afternoon. At...

Coast Guard suspends search for three people near Memphis

Coast Guard suspends search for three people near Memphis
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for three people on the Lower Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn., Thursday. Coast Guard crews and local agencies searched approximately 507 square miles for 35 hours with negative results for the unconfirmed people in the water. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a MAYDAY broadcast at 7:04 p.m....

Coast Guard searching for two people in the water

Coast Guard searching for two people in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for two people in the water of north Mobile Bay, Alabama, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 1:00 p.m. from a mariner who witnessed his 52-year-old male cousin and 82-year-old uncle fall overboard after their boat capsized due to the weather. Involved in the search are: Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard searching for three people near Memphis

Coast Guard searching for three people near Memphis
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for three people on the Lower Mississippi River near Memphis, Tenn., Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a MAYDAY broadcast at 7:04 p.m. Tuesday stating three people aboard a jon boat hit a submerged object and began taking on water near mile marker 744 on the Lower Mississippi River. Involved in the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Emerald Isle, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 17-year-old teen who went missing in the vicinity of the 7900 block of Emerald Isle Saturday. Coast Guard assets covered approximately 129 square nautical miles and searched for over 25 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina were notified at roughly 8 p.m. Saturday, a 17-year-old...