Coast Guard rescues 55-year-old man 1 mile west of Aripeka

Coast Guard rescues 55-year-old man 1 mile west of Aripeka
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ARIPEKA, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 55-year-old man from a 25-foot boat Saturday approximately 1 mile west of Aripeka. Rescued was Jeffrey Statkus, 55, from Brooksville. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a 911 relay...

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator...

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside

Coast Guard seizes 1,446 lbs of marijuana west of Oceanside
Coast Guard Cutter Active file photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard interdicted two suspected smugglers and seized 1,446 pounds of marijuana west of Oceanside, Sunday. A Customs and Border Protection’s Air and Marine Operation aircraft located a recreational vessel at approximately 12:25 a.m., and vectored in the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC-618) and a Coast Guard Sector San Diego...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from bulk carrier northeast of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from bulk carrier northeast of Puerto Rico
The 587-foot Panmanian-flagged bulk carrier ship, Bunun Hero courtesy photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a Chinese crewmember from the 587-foot bulk carrier Bunun Hero Tuesday night in the Atlantic Ocean, approximately 175 nautical miles northeast of Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan received the medevac request at 5 p.m.,...

Coast Guard locates overdue fisherman east of East Caicos Island

Coast Guard locates overdue fisherman east of East Caicos Island
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, a good Samaritan and Turks and Caicos Police Maritime Division rescued an overdue fisherman Tuesday approximately 100 yards off the eastern shore of East Caicos Island. Rescued was Timothy Hamilton, 65, of Cockburn Harbor, South Caicos Island. Hamilton was reported overdue to the Turks and Caicos Police Maritime Division...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel south of Montauk

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel south of Montauk
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 25-year old man from a fishing vessel 80-miles southeast of Montauk, New York, early Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification around 11:00 p.m., Monday from the captain of the fishing vessel Reaper that a crewmember had experienced...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near St. George Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near St. George Island
Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas M. Blue NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a capsized vessel, southeast of St. George Island, Florida, Sunday. At approximately 7 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification from Coast Guard Cutter Barbara Mabrity that two men were hanging onto the side of a capsized vessel. The...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 2 kayakers off Currituck Beach, NC

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 2 kayakers off Currituck Beach, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – Multiple worked together to rescue two kayakers whose vessels capsized about one half mile off Currituck Beach, North Carolina, April 6, 2017. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina’s Command Center in Wilmington were notified by Currituck County Police Department that two people were in the water after their...

Response continues to mineral oil spill in Straits of Mackinac

Response continues to mineral oil spill in Straits of Mackinac
Straits of Mackinac during a Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter overflight on April 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. — The Unified Command has isolated the impacted utility lines and is monitoring the removal progress of the remaining mineral oil from those lines, Thursday. The Oil Spill Response Organization, contracted by the American Transmission...