Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in water in Long Island Sound
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn – The Coast Guard suspended their search Friday morning for a possible person in the water following the report of an unmanned adrift paddle board approximately a quarter mile southwest of Calf Island, Connecticut. The search began Thursday...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Destin
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is actively searching for an unconfirmed person in the water near the Okaloosa County Pier in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at approximately 1:20 p.m of a possible person in the water. Two people were seen aboard two separate red and yellow rafts. One person was seen falling off their raft, but they...

Coast Guard conducts 2 medical evacuations off Maui

Coast Guard conducts 2 medical evacuations off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews on Maui evacuated two people with medical concerns in separate cases near Molokini Crater, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crews responded in each case and transported the ailing visitors to awaiting emergency medical personnel in...

Coast Guard medevacs 66-year-old woman near Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs 66-year-old woman near Ponce Inlet
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 66-year-old woman Tuesday near Ponce Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 11:56 a.m. from the operator of a 19-foot Boston Whaler stating a passenger suffered a back...

Coast Guard locates vessel with 49 people lost in heavy fog off Navy Pier

Coast Guard locates vessel with 49 people lost in heavy fog off Navy Pier
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CHICAGO — The Coast Guard located a motor vessel with 49 people aboard after one of the passengers called 911 stating she was concerned that the operator had become disoriented in heavy fog off of Navy Pier near the Chicago Harbor breakwall, Saturday. Shortly before 11 p.m., a watchstander in the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Saugatuck, MI

Coast Guard rescues boater near Saugatuck, MI
Coast Guard Station St. Joseph 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty) CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted a boater near Saugatuck, Michigan, Sunday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a Mayday call over VHF-FM Channel-16 of a male voice asking if anyone can hear him. After...

Coast Guard crews rescue six people near Channel Islands Harbor

Coast Guard crews rescue six people near Channel Islands Harbor
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew flies over a 36-foot recreational boat after hoisting three passengers from the sinking vessel near Channel Islands Harbor, California, June 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews rescued six people from a sinking vessel 12 miles...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman from Catamaran Pecan
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was fishing 20 nautical miles south of Destin,Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for medical assistance from the catamaran Pecan at 8:04 a.m. for a 65-year-old man who had passed out and regained consciousness while fishing. Sector...

Coast Guard saves 2 men off Molokai thanks to registered EPIRB

Coast Guard saves 2 men off Molokai thanks to registered EPIRB
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two fishers off Molokai after their vessel reportedly capsized, Thursday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point responded. The aircrew located the fishers and hoisted them to safety,...