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
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 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...

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, good Sams save woman’s life in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard, good Sams save woman's life in Lake St. Clair
Members of Station St. Clair Shores rescue boat crew from this case, Petty Officers 3rd Class Richard Waring and Jacob Nelson and Petty Officers 2nd Class Michael Roberts and Brian Landreville. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Lietaert. DETROIT – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans saved the life of a woman who was reported to be unconscious and not breathing on a recreational...

Coast Guard responds to boating collision in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard responds to boating collision in Lake St. Clair
US Coast Guard File Photo DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to reports of a collision between a 17-foot recreational boat and a 406-foot cargo vessel in Lake St. Clair approximately two miles offshore east of Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan, Sunday morning. The master of the involved cargo vessel, the Esta Desgagnes, a Canadian-flagged vessel home-ported in Quebec, Canada, immediately hailed...

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...

Coast Guard, St. Clair County Marine Division continue search for 19-year-old man in St. Clair River

Coast Guard, St. Clair County Marine Division continue search for 19-year-old man in St. Clair River
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and St. Clair County Marine Division divers are continuing to search the St. Clair River for a man who was reported missing Sunday afternoon. Missing is 19-year-old Brady Morton, who was last seen in the upper St. Clair River, wearing gray shorts and red sunglasses, while participating in the Port Huron, Michigan, “Float Down” event. After speaking again with...

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards, Macomb County Sheriff rescue man overdue since Tuesday on Lake St. Clair

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards, Macomb County Sheriff rescue man overdue since Tuesday on Lake St. Clair
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard and the Macomb County, Michigan, Sheriff’s Marine Division combined efforts to rescue a 31-year-old man aboard a 16-foot boat in Lake St. Clair Wednesday morning after he had been reported overdue Tuesday evening. Just after 6 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit were notified by the Macomb County Sheriff of a 31-year-old man who...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near mouth of Clinton River in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near mouth of Clinton River in Lake St. Clair
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Tuesday night for a 33-year-old man missing near the mouth of the Clinton River in Lake St. Clair since Monday evening. “The decision to suspend a search and rescue case is one of the most difficult decisions imaginable,” said Capt. Scott Lemasters, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Detroit. “The Coast Guard and partner...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near mouth of Clinton River in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard searching for missing man near mouth of Clinton River in Lake St. Clair
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews are searching near the mouth of the Clinton River in Lake St. Clair for a man who was last seen going under water and not resurfacing Monday evening. Just after 7:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a report that two men had jumped into the water from their 21-foot pleasure craft to assist a woman in their group who had become fatigued while...