Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel drifts into breakwall in Cleveland

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel drifts into breakwall in Cleveland
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by PA3 Allyson E. Taylor.  CLEVELAND — A crew from Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor rescued 3 people from the Edgewater breakwall after their vessel became disabled and drifted into the rocks, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo command...

Coast Guard suspends searches for missing man in Lake Erie

Coast Guard suspends searches for missing man in Lake Erie
BUFFALO, New York – The Coast Guard has suspended search efforts for a missing man near Bratenahl, Ohio, who went missing while swimming in Lake Erie. At 7:40 p.m., watchstanders at Joint Rescue Coordination Center Cleveland received a call from 911 dispatch with the reporting source on the line stating that her father was drowning in the lake. She reported he had been swimming in the water near...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman in Lake Erie after one is located

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman in Lake Erie after one is located
USCG file photo CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard suspended their search, Tuesday, for two missing fishermen overdue in Lake Erie since Monday after rescuing one. Rescued was Lester Hill and missing is Larry Love. Just after 12:30 p.m., a Royal Canadian Air Force C-130 from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, spotted a man clinging to a capsized vessel about 15 nautical miles northeast of...

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Erie for overdue fishermen

Coast Guard, local agencies search Lake Erie for overdue fishermen
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard, Cleveland Police Department, Lakewood Fire Department and Ohio Department of Natural Resources are searching for two overdue fishermen on a 22-foot white Starcraft with green trim who did not return to Edgewater marina in Cleveland Monday evening. The Coast...

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...

Great Lakes Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses boating safety

Great Lakes Coast Guard has busy weekend, stresses boating safety
CLEVELAND – Coast Guard crews across the Great lakes had a busy Operation Dry Water weekend, responding to more than 100 cases of mariners in distress, rescuing seven, assisting 133 and removing from the water 6 operators who were boating under the influence. With the longer Fourth of July weekend coming up, the Coast Guard stresses the importance of boating safe and sober. “Along with alcohol...

Coast Guard medically evacuates man from tug near Cleveland

Coast Guard medically evacuates man from tug near Cleveland
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard conducted a MEDEVAC of a 51-year-old man from a tug in Cleveland’s Inner Harbor near Whiskey Island, late Monday afternoon. At around 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, New York, received a report from the tug of a 51-year-old crew member who was not breathing and had no pulse. Sector Buffalo directed immediate launch of the ready crew...

Great Lakes Coast Guard and partners assist with 13 search and rescue cases during Memorial Day weekend

Great Lakes Coast Guard and partners assist with 13 search and rescue cases during Memorial Day weekend
CLEVELAND — Five instances of boaters operating under the influence of alcohol and 13 search and rescue cases across the Great Lakes during the recent holiday weekend showcase the need for boating safety precautions and the importance of boaters looking out for each other. Numerous good Samaritan boaters and local responders arrived on scene and rendered assistance  to distressed boaters prior...

Coast Guard responds to report of 2 missing people in Lake Erie near Cleveland

Coast Guard responds to report of 2 missing people in Lake Erie near Cleveland
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard found and assisted two young adults reported missing in Lake Erie in Cleveland Monday night after they reportedly jumped from a fishing pier near Wildwood Marina. About 8 p.m. Monday night a boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor was notified of two missing kids in the vicinity of Wildwood Marina. The boat crew diverted from its routine patrol and contacted...