Coast Guard relieves officer in charge of Station Ashtabula

Coast Guard relieves officer in charge of Station Ashtabula
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard temporarily relieved the officer in charge of Coast Guard Station Ashtabula in Ashtabula, Ohio due to loss of confidence, Tuesday. Chief Petty Officer Bryan Pate was temporarily removed from command by Rear Adm. Joanna Nunan, commander, Ninth Coast Guard District in Cleveland. Capt....

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for two missing people

Coast Guard searching Lake Erie for two missing people
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for two people who were last seen on an inflatable raft approximately 500 yards offshore of North Kingsville, Ohio, late Monday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The reporting source said that one individual on the raft jumped into the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off flooding boat in Lake Erie

Coast Guard rescues 2 off flooding boat in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard members rescued two men who were aboard a 23-foot boat that began flooding near Conneaut, Ohio, in Lake Erie late Wednesday afternoon. Just after 5 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, heard a mayday broadcast over VHF-FM marine radio from a 23-foot vessel with two men aboard that was flooding near the Conneaut Harbor breakwall. Sector watchstanders...

Coast Guard and partners respond to 46 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes

Coast Guard and partners respond to 46 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes
Cleveland – Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary crews, partner rescue agencies and good Samaritans across the Great Lakes responded to more than 46 cases of mariners in distress this past weekend. Coast Guard crews rescued 12 people across the Lakes. At 10:23 p.m., Friday, a rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Fairport, Ohio, aboard a 25-foot response boat, responded to a report of two people...

Flare sighting leads to Coast Guard boater assist on Lake Erie near Geneva, Ohio

Flare sighting leads to Coast Guard boater assist on Lake Erie near Geneva, Ohio
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard towed a father and son to safety, Tuesday night, after their boat broke down in Lake Erie in the vicinity of Geneva, Ohio. At about 9 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, responded to a phone call from a woman who reported three red flare sightings about 2 to 3 miles from her home in Geneva. The watchstander then contacted a search-and-rescue coordinator...

Coast Guard monitoring pollution after 38-foot boat breaks up in Lake Erie near Conneaut, Ohio

Coast Guard monitoring pollution after 38-foot boat breaks up in Lake Erie near Conneaut, Ohio
CLEVELAND – A 38-foot pleasure craft that became grounded on the east breakwall inside Conneaut Harbor near Conneaut, Ohio on Tuesday, broke apart and sank Thursday before the owner was able to salvage it. Thursday morning a response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, was requested to verify that the vessel was still on the wall. When they arrived on scene, they confirmed that the...

Coast Guard monitoring removal of 38-foot boat from breakwall in Conneaut, Ohio

Coast Guard monitoring removal of 38-foot boat from breakwall in Conneaut, Ohio
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard continued to monitor the removal of a 38-foot pleasure craft that is resting atop of the east breakwall inside Conneaut Harbor, near Conneaut, Ohio, Wednesday after the vessel became grounded Tuesday. At 4:30 p.m., Tuesday afternoon, a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, received notification via marine radio from a man who reported his boat had run aground...

Coast Guard hoists 2 men to safety 4 miles off Conneaut, Ohio

Coast Guard hoists 2 men to safety 4 miles off Conneaut, Ohio
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard hoisted two men to safety, Thursday afternoon, after the men’s boat capsized in Lake Erie about four miles off of Conneaut, Ohio. Just before 2:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, were notified by 911 dispatch of two people in the water approximately four miles offshore. The watchstanders directed boat crews to launch from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists two in disabled vessel during bad weather on Lake Erie

Coast Guard assists two in disabled vessel during bad weather on Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted two recreational boaters on Lake Erie after their vessel became disabled, Friday night, about one mile from Geneva on the Lake, Ohio. Shortly before 8 p.m., the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Ashtabula, Ohio, received a phone call from a local boat towing company reporting the two aboard the disabled vessel. Due to the weather and seas the towing company...