Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary rescue 17 people from Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary rescue 17 people from Lake St. Clair
USCG File Photo DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 17 people during two separate cases on Lake St. Clair, Friday. Shortly before 7 p.m. local time, the Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center received a call, via VHF Marine Radio Channel 16, from the owner and operator of a 39-foot vessel with 15 people aboard stating that they were taking on water approximately four and one-half miles offshore...

Coast Guard continue search for missing person in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard continue search for missing person in Lake St. Clair
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit. File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers DETROIT — Response personnel from the Coast Guard and local agencies continue their search for a man who fell into Lake St. Clair Friday evening. The Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center in Detroit received notification at about 8 p.m. local time of a 44-year-old male who fell off a 27-foot powerboat...

Coast Guard rescues 9 from overturned boat in the Cuyahoga River

Coast Guard rescues 9 from overturned boat in the Cuyahoga River
25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by PA3 Allyson E. Taylor. CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard rescued nine people from a capsized rowboat in the Cuyahoga River Saturday morning. At 9 a.m., the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor received a mayday call over marine radio emergency channel 16 from a man stating he was part of a group of rowers from a rowing school located on the river...

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island

Coast Guard ends search for missing person near Cat Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended the search for a man missing near Cat Island, Mississippi, after his body was found Monday. A Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel located the body, and Mississippi Department of Marine Resources recovered it and transferred it to shore where a Mississippi Coroner positively identified the body as the missing person in the water. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver south of Cameron, Louisiana
CAMERON, Louisiana — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday evening, for a diver that went missing Friday afternoon approximately 35 miles south of Cameron. Missing is Chet Cassell, a male in his mid 40s from Alexandria. Approximately 1,860 square miles have been searched over two days, including 14 aircraft searches and 11 surface searches. Air assets involved in the search included a Coast...

Coast Guard, state continue to monitor sunken tug vessel Powhatan in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard, state continue to monitor sunken tug vessel Powhatan in Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sitka and Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation continue to monitor the out-of-service tug Powhatan that sank at a pier in Sitka, April 19. A crane barge that will be used to hoist the Powhatan is on its way from Seattle and expected to arrive in Sitka Saturday. The evolution to raise the tug is expected to take up to 10 days. After...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...

Coast Guard to honor Alexander Hamilton at his grave site in New York City

Coast Guard to honor Alexander Hamilton at his grave site in New York City
The Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMLS-753). U.S. Coast Guard file photo. NEW YORK — As a part of Fleet Week New York, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton will honor Coast Guard founder, and the namesake of their vessel, with a wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Alexander Hamilton, on the grounds of Trinity Church, Friday. The presentation of the wreath will be by the U.S. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, Marin County FD kick off National Safe Boating Week in Sausalito

Coast Guard, Marin County FD kick off National Safe Boating Week in Sausalito
A group of visitors takes a tour of a Coast Guard Auxiliary small boat at Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, Sausalito, California. The Coast Guard Auxiliary organized the event to kick off the National Safe Boating Week during May 20 – May 26, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Paul Krug. SAUSALITO, Calif. — The Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Marin County Fire Department...