Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker in Green Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker in Green Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Air Station Traverse City CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a kayaker who went missing Saturday in Green Bay near Horseshoe Island off of Peninsula State Park, pending further information or developments. Family members of the 20-year-old man contacted the Door County Sheriffs Department shortly before...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Green Bay near Ephraim Wisconsin

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Green Bay near Ephraim Wisconsin
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo MILWAUKEE – The Coast Guard, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and local agencies are searching for a kayaker who went missing Saturday in Green Bay near Horseshoe Island off of Peninsula State Park. Family members of the 20-year-old man contacted the Door County Sheriffs Department shortly before 9 p.m. indicating...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Grand Haven

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Grand Haven
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Station Grand Haven response boat-small crew rescued two injured boaters near Grand Haven, Michigan, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan watchstanders received a mayday call from a good Samaritan reporting a boating collision with injuries. Watchstanders then launched the Grand Haven boatcrew, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon,...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue boater near Milwaukee

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue boater near Milwaukee
USCG File Photo CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Station Milwaukee 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew and good Samaritans rescued a man on Lake Michigan near Milwaukee Harbor, Wisconsin, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan watchstanders received notification of a 17-foot Alumacraft under power with no persons aboard, and they issued an urgent marine information broadcast, directed a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 5 from vessel fire

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 5 from vessel fire
CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard Station Ludington search and rescue crew responded to a 31-foot boat on fire just south of Big Sable Lighthouse, Michigan, July 18, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard Station Ludington response boat-small crew and a good Samaritan responded to a vessel fire near Big Sable Point, Michigan, Tuesday. The good Samaritan vessel arrived...

Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan holds Change of Command

Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan holds Change of Command
Capt. Thomas Stuhlreyer relieves Capt. Amy Cocanour as commander of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan during a change of command ceremony in Milwaukee, July 13, 2017. (Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Alan Haraf) MILWAUKEE — Capt. Thomas Stuhlreyer relieved Capt. Amy Cocanour as commander of Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan during a change of command ceremony in Milwaukee, Thursday. Stuhlreyer...

Coast Guard responds to distressed kayakers in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard responds to distressed kayakers in Lake Michigan
U.S. Coast Guard file photo CHICAGO — The Coast Guard responded to two kayakers in distress in Lake Michigan near Jacksonport, Wisconsin, Friday. At approximately 11:30 a.m., CDT, Coast Guard Station Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, was notified by the Sturgeon Bay Fire Department of two men who had fallen from their kayaks into the water near Cave Point County Park, about one-half mile offshore. The Coast...

Multiple weekend rescues prompt Coast Guard warning about cold water

Multiple weekend rescues prompt Coast Guard warning about cold water
USCG File Photo CHICAGO — The Coast Guard is reminding people who plan to recreate outdoors about the continued dangers of cold water despite warmer air temperatures. As temperatures approached 80 degrees in some areas of the Midwest Saturday and Sunday, people took to the water, and the Coast Guard responded to multiple cases on the Great Lakes involving boaters in distress, including four people...

Coast Guard recovers operator off grounded, flooding vessel near Ludington

Coast Guard recovers operator off grounded, flooding vessel near Ludington
A 76-foot pleasure craft rests near the shore off Ludington, Mich., after the operator grounded the vessel when he discovered it was taking on water, April 15, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Northern A1 Services) CHICAGO — A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Ludington, Michigan, assisted an operator off of his vessel that he grounded off Big Sable Point Saturday. The operator was on...