Coast Guard assists 4 boaters after collision near Port Canaveral

Coast Guard assists 4 boaters after collision near Port Canaveral
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard assisted four boaters Sunday after a commercial fishing vessel and recreation boat collided 2 miles east of Port Canaveral. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers received a call from a members aboard the 48-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard responds to collision off Block Island, Rhode Island

Coast Guard responds to collision off Block Island, Rhode Island
  The yacht, Lucia, sinks about 10 miles east of Block Island, Rhode Island Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel collision Tuesday about 10 miles east of Block Island, Rhode Island. The captain of the 40-foot lobster boat, Squeeze Play, used a VHF radio to contact Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders and report...

1 dead, 1 injured after boat collision near Barnegat Light, NJ

1 dead, 1 injured after boat collision near Barnegat Light, NJ
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard medevaced three people after a boat collision took place near Barnegat Light Sunday afternoon. One person was confirmed deceased by the New Jersey State Police Department. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from a good Samaritan reporting a boat collision in the Oyster Creek Channel at about 2:20 p.m. Watchstanders dispatched a 29-foot...

1 dead, 2 injured in boat collision near Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg

1 dead, 2 injured in boat collision near Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg
Members of local first response agencies and Coast Guardsmen at Station St. Petersburg, Florida, respond to a vessel collision, May 27, 2016, in St. Petersburg.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley Johnson. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — One person was killed and two people were injured when two boats collided near Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg, Friday evening. One person was cofirmed...

Coast Guard responds to collision on Lower Mississippi near Memphis

Coast Guard responds to collision on Lower Mississippi near Memphis
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a collision between two towing vessels on the Lower Mississippi River near Memphis, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River command center received a notification of a collision between the towing vessels Margaret Ann and the William Strait at mile marker 727 on the Lower Mississippi River....

Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to collision off the coast of Shinnecock, NY

Coast Guard, good Samaritan respond to collision off the coast of Shinnecock, NY
NEW YORK – Coast Guard crews, a local partner agency and a good Samaritan responded to a collision on the water, 17 miles south of Shinnecock, New York, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a distress call via VHF channel 16 from fishing vessel Elizabeth J reporting a person in the water as a result of a collision between their vessel and the vessel Nina Marie...

Three injured in boat collision near Key Biscayne

Three injured in boat collision near Key Biscayne
MIAMI — Three people were transported to medical services by the Coast Guard after a boat collision four miles west of Key Biscayne, Florida, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a 911 dispatch relay at 10:11 p.m. reporting a 68-foot motor yacht had collided with a 27-foot pleasure craft. Three people from the smaller boat fell into the water during the incident. They...

Coast Guard Station Charleston medevacs 2 after boat collision in Shem Creek

Coast Guard Station Charleston medevacs 2 after boat collision in Shem Creek
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crewmembers medevaced two men after their boats collided at the mouth of Shem Creek, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received the initial report of the collision from a boater in the area who reportedly witnessed the incident. A boatcrew was launched aboard a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium from Coast Guard Station Charleston to assist. Upon...

3 investigations underway in Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo collision

3 investigations underway in Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo collision
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is conducting a series of formal investigations after Tuesday’s collision involving a Coast Guard cutter and a fishing vessel off the coast of Puerto Rico. Three separate investigations have been initiated and will review different aspects of the collision between the 110-foot Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo and a U.S. Virgin Island fishing vessel named Sea...