Coast Guard responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call from the dredge...

Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland

Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland
BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew recovered the body of a man Tuesday, who fell off a 42-foot recreational boat on the Chester River, near Piney Point, Maryland. Two other people were aboard the boat and called 911 after the 69-year-old man slipped and fell off the boat and they reported that they could not maneuver the boat to help. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Sandy Hook, N.J.
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook rescued a kite surfer in distress near Sandy Hook Bay, Sunday. At approximately 10:30 a.m., watchstanders at Station Sandy Hook received notification of a kite surfer in distress from a good Samaritan ashore. A Station Sandy Hook boatcrew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small launched and arrived on scene...

Coast Guard rescues 8 people near Pensacola Bay Bridge, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 8 people near Pensacola Bay Bridge, Florida
29-foot Response Boat-Mall file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued eight people aboard a disabled vessel near Pensacola Bay Bridge, Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 8:46 p.m. that eight people, including a pregnant woman, were aboard a 26-foot Pontoon boat that was near Pensacola Bay Bridge and had a disabled engine, no navigational lights, no radio, and a...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Cape May Inlet, NJ
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his kayak capsized in the vicinity of Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday. A commercial fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay’s Command Center in Philadelphia, via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10:57 a.m., and reported seeing a person in the water and a capsized...

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search pending new developments for a missing 16-year-old male near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island and Air Station New Orleans searched the area covering 93 square nautical miles for over 11 hours. Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 16-year-old male near Gulf Shores, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a 16-year-old male last seen swimming near Fort Morgan Beach near Gulf Shores, Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1:58 p.m. of the 16-year-old swimming and reportedly being swept under by the rip current in view of Fort Morgan Beach. Involved...

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River

Coast Guard responds to helicopter crash in East River
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier NEW YORK – The Coast Guard is responding to a private helicopter crash in the East River, north of Roosevelt Island near 86th street, Sunday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York command center received initial notification shortly after 7:00 p.m., of the incident with...

Coast Guard urges mariners to be cautious of free-floating pier segment in Potomac River

Coast Guard urges mariners to be cautious of free-floating pier segment in Potomac River
A segment of a pier floats in the Potomac River, Maryland, March 08, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thompson) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is notifying mariners that a section of a pier, which is approximately 150 feet long, that was found floating in the Potomac River just south of Mallows Bay, Maryland, Thursday, poses a navigation hazard. At 1:54 p.m., a Coast Guard...