Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area

Coast Guard rescues overdue jet skier in Fort Walton Beach Area
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a person in the water near Fort Walton Beach, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of an overdue 24-year-old male jet-skier at 10:49 p.m. The man was reported to have fallen in the water at approximately 8:00 p.m. Coast Guard Station Destin launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew, which located the male and transferred him...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Daytona Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Daytona Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with local agencies, is searching Saturday for a missing boater near Daytona Beach. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified by Volusia County Sheriff’s Office at 10:29 a.m. of an unmanned 32-foot vessel was found on the beach. Coast Guard crews searching...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man on Neuse River

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man on Neuse River
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies concluded their search for a man after his boat sank in the Neuse River near Oriental Friday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Hobucken recovered the body of a man matching the description of the missing man after the body was located by a good Samaritan. A North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission crew initially...

Coast Guard, others search for man on Neuse River in NC

Coast Guard, others search for man on Neuse River in NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man after his boat sank in the Neuse River near Oriental Friday. A North Carolina Wildlife crew recovered the man’s son from the water who indicated his father was missing after their boat sank at approximately 1 a.m. Friday in the Neuse River southeast of Oriental, just...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel in New Haven Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 from capsized vessel in New Haven Harbor
NEW YORK – The Coast Guard rescued three people from New Haven Harbor after their 22-foot fishing vessel capsized late Thursday night. Just before midnight, West Haven, Conn. dispatch received a 911-call from a person aboard the vessel who stated that three people swam to the middle break wall after several waves capsized their boat. The dispatchers then notified watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist vessel taking on water in Prince William Sound, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists the crew of a fishing vessel, the Kodiak Sockeye, with dewatering pumps after the vessel began taking on water near Knowles Bay, Prince William Sound, Alaska, June 22, 2017.  ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard and good Samaritan crews assisted the crew of the fishing vessel Kodiak Sockeye after the vessel began taking on water near...

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs 62-year-old man from fishing vessel
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from 12 nautical miles south of Grand Isle, La., Saturday. Coast Guard New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 4:38 p.m. of a 62-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel suffering from prolonged flu-like symptoms who had fallen out of his rack and sustained face, neck, and back injuries. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin

Coast Guard tows vessel near Destin
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a vessel with one person on board near Destin, Fl., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from a person on the beach reporting a vessel light signaling S.O.S., an international code signal of distress, at 5:16 a.m. Watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard ends search for possible missing person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for possible missing person in the water
USCG FIle Photo SAN PEDRO — The Coast Guard and Ventura County Fire Department have ended their search for a possible person in the water near Mandalay State Beach, Calif., Thursday. The individual’s brother contacted local authorities at informing them that he was safe. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received notification of a possible missing person...