Coast Guard and Lake Carriers’ Association sign training agreement

Coast Guard and Lake Carriers' Association sign training agreement
Rear Adm. Joanna Nunan, Coast Guard Ninth District commander, and James Weakley, Lake Carriers’ Association president, sign a memorandum of agreement for maritime industry rescue training in Cleveland, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Steenson.) CLEVELAND — The United States Coast Guard and the Lake Carriers’ Association signed a memorandum...

Coast Guard rescues 7 off grounded vessel in Western Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues 7 off grounded vessel in Western Lake Erie
Air Station Detroit MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday evening off their grounded vessel on Buckeye Reef near Middle Bass Island in Western Lake Erie. Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a report of a 28-foot vessel that was hard aground on Buckeye Reef with five adults and two children...

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, partners searching for missing boater near Nine Mile Point, NY

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing boater near Nine Mile Point, NY
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water approximately one nautical mile off of Nine Mile Point in New York Sunday. At 7:17 pm Saturday evening, Coast Guard Sector Buffalo Command Center received notification that a good Samaritan had retrieved two persons out of...

Coast Guard suspends searches for missing man in Lake Erie

Coast Guard suspends searches for missing man in Lake Erie
BUFFALO, New York – The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts for a missing man near Bratenahl, Ohio, who went missing while swimming in Lake Erie. At 7:40 p.m., watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Cleveland received a call from 911 dispatch with the reporting source on the line stating that her father was drowning in the lake. She reported he had been swimming in the water near...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman in Lake Erie after one is located

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman in Lake Erie after one is located
USCG file photo CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard suspended their search, Tuesday, for two missing fishermen overdue in Lake Erie since Monday after rescuing one. Rescued was Lester Hill and missing is Larry Love. Just after 12:30 p.m., a Royal Canadian Air Force C-130 from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, spotted a man clinging to a capsized vessel about 15 nautical miles northeast of...

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Erie for overdue fishermen

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Erie for overdue fishermen
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard, Cleveland Police Department, Lakewood Fire Department and Ohio Department of Natural Resources are searching for two overdue fishermen on a 22-foot white Starcraft with green trim who did not return to Edgewater marina in Cleveland Monday evening. The Coast...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Sylvan Beach, NY

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Sylvan Beach, NY
Air Station Detroit MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BUFFALO, N.Y. — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 63-year-old male possibly in the water in the vicinity of Sylvan Beach, New York. At 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, Coast Guard Sector Buffalo received a report of an unmanned, adrift kayak. Once the kayak was located, keys, a wallet, and a cell phone were discovered inside the kayak. The person...

Coast Guard suspends search on Lake Erie for two missing people

Coast Guard suspends search on Lake Erie for two missing people
USCG FIle Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search, Tuesday, for two people who were reported to have been seen on an inflatable raft approximately 500 yards offshore of North Kingsville, Ohio, late Monday. The Coast Guard searched throughout the night with multiple assets covering a search area of over 120 miles and 15 hours of searching with negative results. There were no...