Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 8 miles off Topsail Island, NC

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 8 miles off Topsail Island, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from the water eight miles off Topsail Island, North Carolina, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a mayday call on Channel 16 at 9:53 a.m. that a 19-foot boat was taking on water with five people aboard. Watchstanders then received a Pender County 911 call at 9:55 a.m. that the boat...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man near Pensacola, Florida
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a charter vessel near Pensacola, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 p.m. of a 66-year-old male, aboard the charter vessel Wet Dream, who was reported to be suffering from the bends after a dive. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Pensacola 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew with...

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard assists unconscious boater near Cape May, NJ
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard assisted an unconscious passenger aboard a recreational boat two miles north of Cape May Inlet today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the captain of the recreational boat Fishing Fever that a man was reportedly losing and regaining consciousness at 6:53 a.m. A rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Cape May charter boat
Station Cape May 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill woman from a fishing charter today near Cape May. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the crew of the Cape May Lady that a passenger was experiencing seizures. A nearby 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May overheard the broadcast for...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Carolina Beach, NC

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Carolina Beach, NC
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old man from a fishing boat about 9 miles southeast of Carolina Beach Thursday morning. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington were notified via radio at approximately 1:30 a.m. that a man...

Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island

Coast Guard rescues three people off the rocks near the Anacapa Island
Coast Guard Cutter Blacktip file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on the rocks in Anacapa Island near Port Hueneme, Calif., Wednesday. The operator aboard the Salty Jack, a 24-foot bayliner pleasure craft, notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center that the vessel was grounded on the rocks near Anacapa Island. Sector...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue boater near Milwaukee

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue boater near Milwaukee
USCG File Photo CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Station Milwaukee 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew and good Samaritans rescued a man on Lake Michigan near Milwaukee Harbor, Wisconsin, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan watchstanders received notification of a 17-foot Alumacraft under power with no persons aboard, and they issued an urgent marine information broadcast, directed a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs 56-year-old man near Destin, FL

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man aboard a pleasure craft near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 12:48 p.m. of a 56-year-old man reportedly having difficulty breathing and going in and out of consciousness aboard a pleasure craft. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Destin 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew and a 45-foot...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people after boat sinks in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard rescues 2 people after boat sinks in Lake Michigan
Boat crew members from Coast Guard Station Kenosha pose with the two men they rescued, Friday, July 14, 2017 at Waukegan Harbor, Illinois.  CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two men from the water after their boat sank while on a fishing trip near Waukegan Harbor, Illinois, Friday. The two men, 29 and 31 years old, were approximately one mile east of Waukegan Harbor when their 15-foot bass...