Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:25 p.m. of two people aboard the fishing vessel Lady B as it was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile...

Coast Guard eyes in the sky helped guide rescuers to Hurricane Harvey victims

Coast Guard eyes in the sky helped guide rescuers to Hurricane Harvey victims
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Miami serve as eyes in the sky as they help coordinate search and rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corrie Smith) MOBILE, Ala.—While Hurricane Harvey destroyed buildings, upturned cars and smashed boats, the Coast Guard’s Rescue 21 communication towers also fell victim to Harvey’s wrath....

Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile celebrating its 50-Year Anniversary

Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile celebrating its 50-Year Anniversary
MOBILE, Ala. – The year 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Coast Guard Aviation Training Center’s establishment in Mobile. In 1966, Coast Guard Air Station Mobile was commissioned with the transfer of an HU-16E Albatross aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Biloxi, and the establishment of a fixed and rotary-wing pilot training unit. Air Station Mobile is now known as ATC Mobile. ATC...

Coast Guard rescues man off South Texas coast after missing for more than 24 hours

Coast Guard rescues man off South Texas coast after missing for more than 24 hours
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, who was missing for more than 24 hours after his boat sank Saturday. The Coast Guard had been searching for a 37-year-old San Antonio man since 1 p.m. Sunday, after being notified by the oil rig supply vessel Go America that they had picked up three people out of the water offshore of San Jose Island, and that...

Coast Guard searching for man off San Jose Island, Texas

Coast Guard searching for man off San Jose Island, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old San Antonio man missing from a boat that sank Sunday off of Port Aransas. At approximately 1 p.m., the crew of the oil rig supply vessel Go America notified Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi Command Center watchstanders that they picked three people up out of the water offshore of San Jose Island and that there was another man...

Mexican fishing vessel interdicted among 5 sighted poaching in U.S. waters

Mexican fishing vessel interdicted among 5 sighted poaching in U.S. waters
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard spotted five, pursued three and interdicted one Mexican fishing vessel in U.S. waters Tuesday afternoon. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack, an 87-foot patrol boat, stopped one of five lanchas sighted fishing in U.S. waters near the maritime border with Mexico Tuesday, July 1, 2014. U.S. Coast Guard photo. At approximately 12:30 p.m. on a routine...

Coast Guard continues search for missing Dominican navy sailor

HC-144 USCG file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard continues to assist Dominican Republic navy authorities Wednesday in the search for a missing Dominican Republic navy sailor in waters south of Punta Palenque, Dominican Republic. The Dominican navy sailor went missing Sunday night, while conducting salvage operations of the Dominican navy patrol boat Vega, approximately 25 nautical...