Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor

Good Samaritans rescue 4 from fishing boat fire off Pillar Point Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Tern file photo SAN FRANCISCO — Four crewmembers from the commercial fishing vessel Ocean Gale were rescued by the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Smith Brothers #2, after a boat fire 13 miles southwest of Pillar Point Harbor. Fishermen aboard the Ocean Gale, a 37-foot vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 p.m., Monday, reporting...

Coast Guard assists 3 disabled boaters near Sandy Hook Bay, NJ

Coast Guard assists 3 disabled boaters near Sandy Hook Bay, NJ
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook boatcrew assists three boaters who were stranded aboard an 18-foot vessel in Sandy Hook Bay, November 17, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW YORK — A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook boatcrew assisted three boaters who were stranded aboard an 18-foot vessel in Sandy Hook Bay, Friday. Operators at a commercial salvage and towing company, contacted watchstanders at...

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.

Coast Guard medevacs crab fisherman near Pescadero Point, Calif.
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco medevacs a crab fisherman who reportedly injured his finger when he caught his hand in a crab pot while fishing near Pescadero Point, Calif. Nov. 12, 2017. Coast Guard courtesy video. SAN FRANCISCO — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old crab fisherman from an 18-foot fishing vessel after the man reportedly...

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel with 30,000 lbs. catch off New Hampshire coast

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel with 30,000 lbs. catch off New Hampshire coast
The crew of Coast Guard cutter Campbell puts the 65-foot disabled fishing vessel Black Beauty into tow about 30 miles off the coast of New Hampshire, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard towed an adrift 65-foot fishing vessel to Gloucester Harbor after becoming disabled about 30 miles off the coast of New Hampshire, Friday. Unable to receive help from a sister...

Coast Guard, fire department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Gloucester

Coast Guard, fire department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Gloucester
Coast Guard Station Gloucester arrives on scene to a grounded 44-foot lobster boat off Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Gloucester Fire Department rescued three men Thursday from a lobster boat after it ran aground in the vicinity of Eastern Point Lighthouse. The lobster boat’s owner hailed Coast Guard Sector Boston...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Hatteras Inlet, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman approximately 1 mile south of Hatteras Inlet, Tuesday. Sector North Carolina watchstanders received notification that a crewmember aboard the 75-foot fishing vessel Lady Carolyn was reportedly injured on the hand by a stingray barb. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner from vessel in Duck, NC

Coast Guard medevacs ailing mariner from vessel in Duck, NC
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head, North Carolina, approaches an 84-foot vessel off Duck, North Carolina, Oct. 25, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Ryan Sexton) WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced an ailing mariner from a vessel in Duck, North Carolina, Wednesday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet in Nags Head,...

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach

Coast Guard searching for owner of adrift boat near Doran Beach
Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Weydert. SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is searching for Justin Greer, the owner and operator of the 18-foot vessel Sea Swirl that was found adrift near Doran Beach, Monday morning. The National Park Service contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders Monday reporting that they had found...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing man near Quinby, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. The 36-year-old missing man was last seen camping on Parramore Island around midnight Thursday. The Coast Guard searched for a total of 30 hours covering approximately 142 square miles Friday and Saturday. “One of the most difficult decisions...