Coast Guard rescues mariner after boat starts sinking in San Carlos Bay

Coast Guard rescues mariner after boat starts sinking in San Carlos Bay
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach dewater a 40-foot boat, named Loki, in San Carlos Bay, Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Tuesday after his boat started sinking in San Carlos Bay. At 5:51 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ship Coral Princess near Port Everglades

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from cruise ship Coral Princess near Port Everglades
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdaleoat crew assists in the transfer of two medical patients from a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium to ambulances that will take them to receive further medical care November 21, 2017.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Second Class Brian Scansaroli. MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced two passengers Tuesday from the cruise ship, Coral Princess, near Port Everglades,...

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers stranded on Jekyll Island, Ga.

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers stranded on Jekyll Island, Ga.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five kayakers Monday who were stranded on Jekyll Island, Ga. Coast Guard Station Brunswick watchstanders received a distress call at 2:06 p.m. via cell phone from one of the distressed kayakers stating two adults and three children were stranded...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue two wind surfers north of Everett, Wash.

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue two wind surfers north of Everett, Wash.
A Tulalip Fire Department boat crew transports a wind surfer who had gone missing off Kayak Point, north of Everett, Wash., Nov. 19, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Evan Estep SEATTLE — Coast Guard air and boat crews, as well as a Snohomish County Marine Unit and a Tulalip Fire Department boat crew, rescued two male wind surfers after they went missing near Kayak Point, north...

Coast Guard, others search for man near Norfolk, Va.

Coast Guard, others search for man near Norfolk, Va.
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo photo by AUX David Lau PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching Sunday for a man last seen planning to take a raft out on the Chesapeake Bay. The Norfolk Police Department notified the Coast Guard at about 5 p.m. on Saturday that 49-year-old Wesley Schoonmaker was last seen departing his Norfolk residence wearing a full wetsuit. He had...

Coast Guard, Turtle Hospital crews release 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Key West

Coast Guard, Turtle Hospital crews release 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle near Key West
A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew release Drifter, a 150-pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to the wild near Key West, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Karrie Jeffries MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew and personnel from the Turtle Hospital released Drifter, a Loggerhead Sea Turtle, back to...

Coast Guard assists 2 near Wachapreague, Va.

Coast Guard assists 2 near Wachapreague, Va.
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Wachapreague, Virginia, tows the 42-foot sport fishing vessel Red Baron toward Wachapreague Marina, Nov. 14, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Wachapregue) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people after their vessel lost power in inclement weather Tuesday. The Coast Guard received a call at about 8 p.m. reporting the...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people, 1 dog from waters near Key West

Coast Guard rescues 6 people, 1 dog from waters near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people and one dog from the water near Key West after their vessel capsized Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a mayday call from a vessel in the vicinity of Key West reporting they were taking on water at approximately 4 a.m. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Long Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Long Beach
Coast Guard file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing diver in the vicinity of Long Beach Saturday evening. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for approximately four hours covering nearly 36 square nautical miles. At sunset, the search was suspended pending further developments. The missing individual is a male in his mid-fifties approximately...