Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel near Galveston, Texas
A Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew rescues three men from a sinking vessel near near Galveston, Texas Aug. 13, 2018.   U.S. Coast Guard photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their vessel capsized near Galveston, Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday notification over Channel 16 from the owner...

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury near Petit Bois Island

Coast Guard medevacs woman with head injury near Petit Bois Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne ZilnickiNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a head injury near Petit Bois Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 3:38 p.m. of a woman who sustained a head injury head injury aboard a fishing vessel approximately 3 nautical miles...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard members at Station Freeport, Texas carry a man towards an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew Aug. 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57 year-old-man from a fishing vessel approximately 26 miles south of Freeport, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for a medevac from the captain of the 68-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for reported person in the water near Dauphin Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. The Coast Guard and other agencies searched 10 square-nautical miles for approximately 4 hours without identifying any signs of distress. There were no correlating reports of missing people near the search area. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders received a report at 12:20 p.m. of a person approximately a half-mile from West End Public Beach in distress. The reporting source said they were only able to see the person’s head and no other identifying...

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew responds to a surfer in distress off Maui, Aug. 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Maui) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners responded to several cases through the weekend in the Main Hawaiian Islands. Responders from Maui, Oahu, and Canada ensured the safety of four mariners in three separate cases. Coast Guard Station Maui,...

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues one person, searching for another person in Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing individual after rescuing one person in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Monday. Missing is 32-year-old Sadie Thibodeaux. Coast Guard Station New Orleans rescued 43-year-old Michael Lee Farley at 7:03 a.m. Monday, approximately a mile north of Lakeshore Drive in Lake Pontchartrain....

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsizing vessel near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized near Freeport, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the owner of a 24-foot recreational vessel that he was taking on water approximately 10 miles southwest of Freeport. A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew and a Coast Guard Air...

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ

Good Samaritans rescue 7 from sinking boat off Cape May, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson file photo PHILADELPHIA – Seven boaters were rescued by good Samaritans after their boat sank off the Coast of Cape May, New Jersey, Saturday. The Coast Guard received a distress call over VHF channel 16 stating the Beach Runner, a boat with seven people aboard, was rapidly taking on water approximately nine miles offshore at Cape May reef, at approximately 9 a.m. Watchstanders...