Coast Guard rescues stranded jet skier from Abaco Islands

Coast Guard rescues stranded jet skier from Abaco Islands
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, rescues a stranded jet skier April 24, 2017, from Abaco Islands, Bahamas. MIAMI – A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a stranded jet skier Monday from Abaco Islands, Bahamas. Watch standers with the Coast Guard 7th District command center received a request for assistance from the Royal Bahamas...

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Yankeetown

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Yankeetown
USCG File Photo YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Levy County EMS medevaced a 33-year-old man Monday from a sailboat near Yankeetown after the Coast Guard received a report that the man and his friend were missing. Medevaced was Edward Dunaway, 33, of Clearwater. At 7:35 a.m. watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report of two missing men aboard a 33-foot sailboat....

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride near Virginia Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Pride near Virginia Beach
PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship near Virginia Beach,Virginia, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth received notification from the 965-foot cruise ship Carnival Pride at about 8:42 p.m. that a 58-year-old male passenger was experiencing a heart attack. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway
USCG File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 120 miles off the Wilmington, North Carolina coast Friday. Watchstanders in the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the 1068-foot cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway at about 4:25 p.m. that a 60-year-old male passenger was reportedly experiencing kidney failure. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old woman Friday from the cruise ship Carnival Ecstasy approximately 150 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified by the crew of the Carnival Ecstasy at 10:43 a.m. stating a passenger was experiencing chest pain. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater helicopter...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.

Coast Guard conducts medevac 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y.
USCG File PhotoNEW YORK — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 47-year-old man 65 miles south of Montauk, N.Y., Friday. At 8:25 a.m., the fishing vessel Braedon Michael notified Coast Guard Station Montauk, who then relayed to Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, of a crewmember aboard who was experiencing flu like symptoms and was in and out of consciousness. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Air Station Traverse City welcomes first of 3 new Jayhawk helicopters

Air Station Traverse City welcomes first of 3 new Jayhawk helicopters
An MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter taxis on the runway at Air Station Traverse City, Michigan, April 13, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Traverse City) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will host local government officials and first responders Thursday after receiving the first of three MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters that are due to be permanently transferred to the unit...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat capsizes west of Cedar Key

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat capsizes west of Cedar Key
USCG File Photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people Saturday from a Sea Tow boat 26 miles west of Cedar Key. At 11:04 p.m. Friday watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a mayday call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from a man aboard a Sea Tow boat stating he was beset by weather, his tow line to a 33-foot fishing boat broke, and he was in need of...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Ecstacy

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Ecstacy
USCG File PhotoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman Friday from the cruise ship Carnival Ecstacy approximately 75 miles east of Daytona. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified by the crew of the Carnival Ecstacy at 1:12 p.m. stating a passenger had fallen and suffered a head injury. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk...