Coast Guard responds to flooding in vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Kauai

Coast Guard responds to flooding in vicinity of Hanalei Bay, Kauai
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard responded to the vicinity of Hanalei Bay, April 15, 2018 to assist local authorities after the area sustained flooding and landslides due to heavy thunderstorms over the weekend.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Verdura HONOLULU — The Coast Guard assisted local...

Navy, Coast Guard rescue 3 fishermen 63 miles east of Brunswick

Navy, Coast Guard rescue 3 fishermen 63 miles east of Brunswick
USS Hue City file photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Navy, along with assistance from the Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Tuesday 63 miles southeast of Brunswick, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District received a 406 megahertz emergency position indicating radio beacon alert from the 42-foot fishing vessel Barbara Lynn at approximately...

Coast Guard locates 8 people in life raft over 400 miles north of Hawaii

Coast Guard locates 8 people in life raft over 400 miles north of Hawaii
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — An HC-130 Hercules aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point located a life raft with eight people aboard from the fishing vessel Princess Hawaii over 400 miles north of the Big Island, Sunday evening. The commercial fishing vessel Commander is en route to pick up the crew. The Princess Hawaii reportedly had a...

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel in distress off Barnegat, NJ
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA –The Coast Guard is searching for a fishing vessel in distress approximately 40-miles off the coast of Barnegat, New Jersey, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth, Virginia, received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 people from vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 people from vessel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued four people from a vessel 3 nautical miles south of Bayou La Batre, Alabama, Wednesday. The Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received an alert at 10 a.m. from an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the...

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla

3 rescued after boat sinks near La Jolla
Coast Guard Cutter Petrel file photo SAN DIEGO – Three boaters were rescued after their vessel sank off the coast of La Jolla, California, Saturday. At approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, the crew of a 32-foot recreational vessel contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center via radio and reported that their vessel was taking on water approximately 40 miles...

Coast Guard safety tips for duck-hunting season in Louisiana

Coast Guard safety tips for duck-hunting season in Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard would like to remind boaters to remain vigilant and prepared during the waterfowl and duck-hunting season in Louisiana. The Coast Guard offers the following safety tips: Dress for the water temperature, not just the air temperature. Wear layers if cooler weather and bring an extra set of clothes in case you get wet. Be cautious when launching your boat from a vehicle....

Coast Guard rescues 6 people, 1 dog from waters near Key West

Coast Guard rescues 6 people, 1 dog from waters near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people and one dog from the water near Key West after their vessel capsized Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a mayday call from a vessel in the vicinity of Key West reporting they were taking on water at approximately 4 a.m. The...

Coast Guard, fire department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Gloucester

Coast Guard, fire department rescue 3 from boat grounded off Gloucester
Coast Guard Station Gloucester arrives on scene to a grounded 44-foot lobster boat off Eastern Point Lighthouse, Gloucester, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Gloucester Fire Department rescued three men Thursday from a lobster boat after it ran aground in the vicinity of Eastern Point Lighthouse. The lobster boat’s owner hailed Coast Guard Sector Boston...