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

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...

First Coast Guard District crews, assets deploy to Hurricane Harvey response

First Coast Guard District crews, assets deploy to Hurricane Harvey response
A runway with Coast Guard helicopters responding to search and rescue calls resulting from Hurricane Harvey is viewed from the cockpit of a deployed Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Simon Greene. BOSTON — Personnel and assets from the First Coast Guard District are being deployed to support rescue efforts in the wake of Hurricane...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Port Fourchon

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Port Fourchon
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 30 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched a total of 2,630 square nautical miles of the Gulf of Mexico over the course of nearly 60 hours for Roy Kerwood. “Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends...

Coast Guard urges Texas residents to stay safe

Coast Guard urges Texas residents to stay safe
USCG File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is urging Texas residents to stay safe and not to venture out while storm damage is assessed, Saturday morning. Coast Guard members are in the process of coordinating resources to respond appropriately. “Although the storm has passed and people may think the worst is over there are still concerns of rain and flooding,” said Capt. Tony Hahn, commander,...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person who was last seen aboard a fishing vessel approximately 30 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 8 a.m. that Roy Kerwood had gone missing aboard the fishing...