Coast Guard medevacs man with head injury more than 200 miles off Virginia

Coast Guard medevacs man with head injury more than 200 miles off Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a man with a deep gash on his forehead and fractured foot aboard a cargo ship about 225 miles east of Virginia Beach Friday. The captain of the cargo ship Saga Navigator called the Coast Guard at 12:34 p.m. and reported that a crew member had a deep gash with significant...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off North Carolina
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a woman needing medical attention from a cruise ship about 20 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, Thursday morning. The Adventure of the Seas contacted the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center Wednesday evening to request assistance for the woman, but the ship was too far offshore for immediate...

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska
A 13-year-old girl and her aunt and uncle are taken back to a cabin on Kruzof Island, Alaska, July 3, 2018, in an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. The girl was reported missing in a kayak in Shelikof Bay, last seen wearing a purple, blue and black life jacket, and was later found by the Jayhawk crew in good condition U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station...

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...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts
This 10-foot kayak was found off Duxbury Pier Light in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts Monday, June 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water Monday after an overturned kayak was spotted off Duxbury Pier Light (Bug Light), in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts. A local fisherman spotted an overturned, unmarked 10-foot lime green kayak...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Elation cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Elation cruise ship passenger
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a man who reportedly went overboard Monday from the Carnival Elation cruise ship about 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. Missing is Kevin Wellons, 24, of Warner Robins, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Great Inagua and HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, others search for missing man in York River, Va.

Coast Guard, others search for missing man in York River, Va.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing man Tuesday in the York River who was last seen in Gloucester Point near the Gloucester Point Boat Ramp. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads in Portsmouth were notified at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday by the Virginia Marine Police that 58-year-old Michael Ballard was reported missing after he did not return from...

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medevacs ailing mariner 230 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medevacs ailing mariner 230 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed in Cold Bay, Alaska, medevaced an ailing mariner off the Turkish-flagged 600-foot freight ship 26 Agustos approximately 230 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Saturday morning. The Jayhawk crew safely hoisted the 46-year-old man and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Dutch...