Coast Guard medevacs diver 20-miles southeast of Fire Island

Coast Guard medevacs diver 20-miles southeast of Fire Island
NEW YORK – Crews from Coast Guard Station Fire Island and EMT personnel from Suffolk County conduct a medevac of a man in Babylon, New York, on August 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Fire Island) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Fire Island boatcrew medevaced a diver Saturday afternoon, 20 miles southeast of the Fire Island Inlet. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues missing diver off Florida Gulf Coast

Coast Guard rescues missing diver off Florida Gulf Coast
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cortez, Florida, rescues a diver, Patrick L. Morgan, 10 miles west of Blackburn Bay, Florida, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORTEZ, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a missing diver 10 miles west of Blackburn Bay, Friday. Rescued was Patrick L. Morgan, 47, from North Port. At 2:10 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cortez received a Sarasota...

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast

Coast Guard medevacs diver off NC coast
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City personnel medevaced a diver off the North Carolina coast earlier Sunday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received a report from crew members aboard the 25-foot diving boat Under Pressure that one diver had surfaced with shortness of breath and dizziness 35 miles south by southeast of Wilmington. An MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Murrells Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Murrells Inlet
US Coast Guard File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a diver Friday near Murrells Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified by the dive boat Scuba Express of a male diver who was unresponsive. The Scuba Express was escorted into Murrells Inlet by Murrells Inlet-Garden City Fire Department where a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues stranded diver after more than 40 hours on Catalina Island

Coast Guard rescues stranded diver after more than 40 hours on Catalina Island
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard recued a 50-year-old male diver Friday at 7 a.m., after he was stranded for more than 40 hours on the backside of Catalina Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a call at 10:45 p.m., Thursday, reporting that an individual aboard a 38-foot sailing vessel had departed Dana Point at 7 a.m., Wednesday, and was headed...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Santa Barbara Island

Coast Guard medevacs diver near Santa Barbara Island
LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 47-year-old male near Santa Barbara Island Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a report at 9:25 a.m., from the operator of the 80-foot dive vessel, Horizon, reporting that a male aboard had experienced a seizure. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Forward Operating Base Point Mugu, medically...

Coast Guard to hold a safety demonstration for the start of the 2016 Spiny Lobster Season

Coast Guard to hold a safety demonstration for the start of the 2016 Spiny Lobster Season
San Pedro – Members of Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach, along with federal, local and state agencies are scheduled to hold a safety demonstration for the start of 2016 Spiny Lobster Season on Friday. The event will start at 10 a.m. at the 22nd St. Landing Sportfishing Marina, 141 W 22nd St, San Pedro. Roughly 20 percent of all diving incidents in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area occur...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near San Miguel Island

Coast Guard medevacs diver near San Miguel Island
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 60-year-old male diver south of San Miguel Island, Monday, September 12, 2016. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach received a call at 5:54 p.m., from the commercial dive vessel, Vision, reporting that a male diver aboard was complaining of neck pain and fell unconscious. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 115 miles west of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs diver 115 miles west of San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 57-year-old man from a diving vessel approximately 115 miles west of San Diego, Wednesday. At approximately 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of the vessel Peace that a 57-year-old male diver was experiencing labored breathing after surfacing from a free dive with a snorkel. A paramedic...