Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard searching for missing man after explosion on oil platform
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is coordinating search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from a witness at approximately 8 p.m. of an oil platform explosion. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for diver in Niagara River near Buffalo

Coast Guard, multiple agencies searching for diver in Niagara River near Buffalo
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard and multiple agencies are searching for a diver in the Niagara River near Buffalo, New York, Friday. Just after 1 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo were notified that a diver went missing during a dive in the Niagara River. Crews from Coast Guard Station Buffalo responded aboard a 45-Foot Response...

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu

Coast Guard, HFD rescue 20 fishermen from aground vessel off Honolulu
HONOLULU — Twenty fishermen were transported to shore from an aground vessel less than a half mile off Honolulu early Wednesday morning. Honolulu Fire Department Jet Ski crews transported fishermen from the vessel to a Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium for further transport to awaiting emergency responders at Ala Wai Harbor. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted two of the fishermen...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. One body was recovered by a Coast Guard Station Destin boatcrew at 6:22 p.m., Monday. The second body was located ashore and recovered by Fort Morgan Fire Rescue at noon, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1 at 5:30 p.m., Monday, of two individuals who reportedly entered the water to assist a person in distress. The person in distress made it back to shore, however, the two individuals...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Fire Island, NY
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Fire Island rescued a kite surfer in distress off Democrat Point, Long Island, New York, Sunday. At approximately 11:15 a.m., watchstanders at Station Fire Island received a call from West Islip Police Department advising them that a kite surfer...

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists in mooring the 34-foot fishing vessel Nata Ella in Refuge Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska Oct. 7, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to two separate search and rescue cases across Alaska Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located an overdue hunter on Raspberry...

Coast Guard assists 4 aboard boat taking on water in northern VA

Coast Guard assists 4 aboard boat taking on water in northern VA
From left to right: Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew Collins, Petty Officer 1st Class Kendall Story, Petty Officer 2nd Class Joshua Nieves, Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Ford and Petty Officer 2nd Class Benjamin Packett pose with the owner of the 36-foot vessel that they helped dewater near the mouth of the Rappahannock River in Virginia, Oct. 7, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Huntington Beach
USCG MH-65 File Photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing swimmer in Huntington Beach Saturday. The Coast Guard searched throughout the night into Saturday morning utilizing the 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Los Angeles, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Forward Operating Base Mugu and the Coast Guard Cutter Haddock. The Coast Guard...