Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard rescues 4 off Martha's Vineyard
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod aircrew rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat Wednesday, about 18 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard. The captain of the vessel Sea Star radioed watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 6:20 p.m., reporting their vessel was taking on water, listing...

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a missing Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command Wednesday evening that one person aboard a...

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft

Coast Guard searching for missing aircraft
Coast Guard C-130 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an aircraft emergency in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command, Wednesday evening that one person aboard a privately owned...

Coast Guard rescues 2 nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued two Bahamians from disabled vessels nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach, Tuesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report at approximately 7:15 p.m. Monday of two overdue Bahamian boaters reportedly traveling from Dania Beach to Freeport, Bahamas. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Vision of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Vision of the Seas
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship 100 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sunday. The Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received a report from the cruise ship Vision of the Seas of a 23-year-old woman suffering from suspected internal bleeding from a prior incident. Watchstanders...

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...