Coast Guard suspends search for boater who went missing near Kent Island, Maryland

Coast Guard suspends search for boater who went missing near Kent Island, Maryland
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE – The U.S. Coast Guard in Baltimore suspended the search Friday for a missing boater who went missing near Kent Island. Kevin Yates Sr., 41, is believed to have fallen from a 40-foot powerboat Wednesday, somewhere between Kent Island and Herrington Harbor South. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Kent Island, Maryland

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Kent Island, Maryland
BALTIMORE – Coast Guard crews, with state and local partners, are searching by air and sea for a man who reportedly fell overboard between Kent Narrows and Herring Bay, Wednesday afternoon. The missing man is described as being a white male, about 6-feet tall, 180-190 pounds, wearing blue shorts and a dark shirt without a life jacket. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a...

Coast Guard medevacs woman suffering chest pains 47 miles off Ocean City

Coast Guard medevacs woman suffering chest pains 47 miles off Ocean City
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old woman suffering chest pains approximately 47 miles off Ocean City, Maryland, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received an emergency call by marine band radio at about 7 a.m., stating a woman was suffering from a possible heart attack...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Potomac River

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Potomac River
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man in the Potomac River near the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Washington D.C., Monday night at 9 p.m. The Coast Guard began working with D.C. Fire and EMS, Alexandria Fire Department, U.S. Park Police, D.C. Police Department, and D.C. Harbor Patrol late Monday morning to search...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore

Coast Guard medevacs man from Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Curtis Bay in Baltimore takes aboard an injured man in a stokes litter alongside the Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore, May 28, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Curtis Bay) BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a man who had reportedly fallen from the Pennington Avenue Bridge and suffered an arm injury in Baltimore,...

Coast Guard enforces regulated area near Annapolis during Blue Angels air show

Coast Guard enforces regulated area near Annapolis during Blue Angels air show
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary regulated area Tuesday and Wednesday in designated waters in the Severn River and College Creek for a Blue Angels air show. The regulated area will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, which may limit or prohibit navigation by commercial and recreational waterway users. The regulated area will include the Severn...

Coast Guard assists stranded boaters near Susquehanna River Flats, MD

Coast Guard assists stranded boaters near Susquehanna River Flats, MD
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters who were stranded during a storm near the Susquehanna River Flats, Maryland, early Saturday morning. The men called 911 and reported that their 23-foot center console boat was disabled due to a dead battery. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region’s command center were...

Coast Guard assists boaters stranded on island in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard assists boaters stranded on island in Chesapeake Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, arrives to assist two boaters stranded on Adam Island in the Chesapeake Bay, April 29, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kensuke Caldwell) BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard aircrew safely recovered two men stranded on Adam Island in the Chesapeake Bay this morning. The men intentionally ran...

Coast Guard captain takes command of units in Maryland, National Capitol Region

Coast Guard captain takes command of units in Maryland, National Capitol Region
Coast Guard Capt. Lonnie Harrison, Jr., and Coast Guard Capt. Joseph Loring shake hands after Loring took command of Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region from Harrison at the Cruise Maryland Terminal April 27, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jasmine Mieszala) BALTIMORE — Coast Guard Capt. Joseph B. Loring took charge as the new Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National...