Coast Guard medevacs man 14 miles southwest of Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man 14 miles southwest of Cape Lookout, NC
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Fort Macon personnel medevaced a man Sunday night aboard a fishing vessel 14 miles southwest of Cape Lookout. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a call from the crew of the fishing vessel Lady Catherine requesting a medevac of a 54-year-old crew member reporting chest pains. Station Fort Macon...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues two people, south of Sandy Hook, N.J.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues two people, south of Sandy Hook, N.J.
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook crew rescues two people 40 miles south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, July 21, 2017 after their boat sank.  U.S Coast Guard photo by Seaman Dalton Stegent. NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan rescued two people 40 miles south of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Friday after their boat sank. At 9:39 a.m. watchstanders at the first Coast Guard District command center...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 off Cape Cod coast

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 off Cape Cod coast
The 32-foot recreational boat Finale is on fire 18 miles south of Nomans Land, Massachusetts Sunday, July 17, 2017. T(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joseph Belladue) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Nomans Land Sunday after their boat caught on fire. A good Samaritan radioed to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New...

Drifting in the dark: Stranded divers, a flashlight and a float plan

Drifting in the dark: Stranded divers, a flashlight and a float plan
Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Sparks used this high-powered flashlight to signal a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Fort Macon, July 6, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn A loud pop startled two scuba divers exploring a wreck 50 feet below the ocean’s surface eight miles off Atlantic Beach,...

Coast Guard, partner agency medevac injured woman from New Hampshire island

Coast Guard, partner agency medevac injured woman from New Hampshire island
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard and two first responders transported a 21-year-old woman Thursday night from Star Island, New Hampshire after she fell and hit her head. Rockingham and New Hampshire state dispatch called Coast Guard Station Portsmouth Harbor at about midnight reporting a woman fell and suffered from a head and neck injury. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat...

Coast Guard medevacs sick woman from Elizabeth Islands

Coast Guard medevacs sick woman from Elizabeth Islands
BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman via rescue boat from Cuttyhunk Island Thursday after she became ill. Gosnold Police Department called Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders at about 9 p.m., reporting a 50-year old woman was suffering from weakness and loss of feeling in her extremities. Coast Guard Station Menemsha launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew. They arrived...

Coast Guard, partner agencies save 5 from sinking boat off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard, partner agencies save 5 from sinking boat off Martha's Vineyard
Four people are transferred from a sinking 30-foot recreational boat to Coast Guard Station Menemsha’s 47-foot Motor Life Boat off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard Thursday, July 17, 2017.  (Photo by Lt. John Doherty, Barnstable County Sheriff) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people Thursday from a recreational boat taking on water about one mile south of Squibnocket...

Coast Guard medevacs man 28 miles east of Barnegat Light, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man 28 miles east of Barnegat Light, NJ
47 foot Motor Lifeboat file photoPHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced an ill man approximately 28 miles east of Barnegat Light, New Jersey, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders were notified by the crew of the Navy sailing vessel Commitment at about 12:25 a.m. that a 20-year-old crewmember was reportedly experiencing nausea and dehydration. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue boater off Nantucket

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue boater off Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a boater after his catamaran capsized near Sankaty Head Lighthouse off Nantucket. An officer from Massachusetts Marine Environmental Police called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 3:20 p.m. reporting the vessel capsizing and one person in the water. Coast Guard Station Brant Point launched a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat...