Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 80 miles west of Hernando

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 80 miles west of Hernando
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old man from a fishing boat 80 miles west of Hernando, Thursday. At 2:15 p.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from crewmembers aboard the 70-foot commercial fishing boat, Rooster, stating a fellow crewmember had fallen aboard...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searches the Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska, for two men in the water after their skiff capsized Dec. 6, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Ocracoke Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs 67-year-old man from Ocracoke Island, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 67-year-old man suffering a possible heart attack off Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, Tuesday. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District command center in Portsmouth were contacted by members of Ocracoke Health Center to transport the man to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk due to inclement...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing fishermen near Nantucket

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing fishermen near Nantucket
A life ring from the fishing boat Misty Blue lays on the deck after being recovered Dec. 5, 2017, approximately 10 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 8 p.m. for two missing fishermen near Nantucket, pending the development of new information. The fishermen originally went missing Monday evening after their...

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists sailboat taking on water near Ocracoke Inlet, NC
A crew from Station Hatteras Inlet prepares to tow a disabled, 33-foot sailboat that was taking on water about 20 miles east of Ocracoke Inlet, Dec. 5, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Joseph Habel) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a man after his sailboat began taking on water early Tuesday morning near Ocracoke Inlet. “This mariner called for help right away...

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 230 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a man Sunday morning from the 143-foot fishing vessel American No.1, 230 miles north of Cold Bay. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man and safely transported him to Cold Bay where a LifeMed aircraft crew transported him to Anchorage...

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies and good Samaritans are searching for two fisherman after their fishing boat sank Monday evening 10 miles southeast of Nantucket. At approximately 6:10 pm the First Coast Guard District command center received a distress call via an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) from the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Oosterdam southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Oosterdam southwest of San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 33-year-old man approximately 230 miles southwest of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 9:45 a.m., the crew of the cruise ship Oosterdam contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders to report a crewmember was experiencing symptoms of appendicitis. A...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off Chincoteague, Va.

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off Chincoteague, Va.
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced an ill passenger off a cruise ship 60 miles east of Chincoteague, Va., Saturday night. Watchstanders at the 5th Coast Guard District received notification from personnel aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway of a 71-year-old man suffering from acute respiratory distress. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew...