Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Monday in the vicinity of Schooner Bank, near Long Key, Florida.  Missing is Greg Thomson, 75, who was last seen around Schooner Bank on a 19-foot skiff. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were notified at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday that Thomson was missing. The...

Coast Guard tows disabled mariner 35 miles east of West Palm Beach

Coast Guard tows disabled mariner 35 miles east of West Palm Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from a disabled 25-foot boat approximately 35 miles east of West Palm Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a report Wednesday morning of an overdue mariner aboard a 25-foot center console Cuddy Cabin boat traveling...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Morgan City

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Morgan City
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing man near Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans suspended the search at 1:17 p.m. after searching for approximately 61 hours, covering 2,050 square nautical miles. Watchstanders at Sector New Orleans received a report of a missing Vietnamese man at approximately 11:30 p.m.,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing fisherman

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing fisherman
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing man who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 37 miles southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana, at approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday. The missing man is reported to be Vietnamese and wearing a t-shirt and sweat pants. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1 at 5:30 p.m., Monday, of two individuals who reportedly entered the water to assist a person in distress. The person in distress made it back to shore, however, the two individuals...

Coast Guard rescues 2 missing boaters

Coast Guard rescues 2 missing boaters
A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew from Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, rescues two missing boaters approximately 40 miles west of St. James City, Florida, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two missing boaters Monday after their 23-foot boat capsized 37 miles west of St. James City. Rescued were Cape Coral residents Renier Denis,...

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Cutter Oak crew members pull the brow onto the ship in order to deploy down south on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Newport, Rhode Island.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — A Newport, Rhode Island Coast Guard cutter crew and three air crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod deployed in support of anticipated Hurricane Irma rescue and recovery...

Savannah Coast Guard hosting aircraft and crews for Hurricane Irma response

Savannah Coast Guard hosting aircraft and crews for Hurricane Irma response
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin is pushed into the hangar at Air Station Savannah, Ga., Sept. 9, 2017. The crews are preparing aircraft in order to respond once Hurricane Irma passes affected areas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) SAVANNAH, Ga. – Coast Guard Air Station Savannah and Hunter Army Airfield are hosting aircraft and crews from across the United States...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of two fishermen

Coast Guard assists in rescue of two fishermen
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located two fishermen drifting in a life boat off of Panama City, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received notification at 9 p.m. Friday from the Eighth Coast Guard District Command Center of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) signal coming from the area of the Panama City coastline. The Franklin...