Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue from a boating trip near Ketchikan Sunday. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crews and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crews are conducting search patterns on the southern...

Coast Guard medevacs woman, 66, from cruise ship Carnival Conquest

Coast Guard medevacs woman, 66, from cruise ship Carnival Conquest
MIAMI – The Coast Guard medevacked a 66-year-old woman Sunday from the Carnival Conquest cruise ship 27 miles north of Cat Island, Bahamas. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at the Seventh Coast Guard District Command Center received a call from the crew of the Conquest stating one of the passengers developed symptoms...

Coast Guard welcomes yellow-painted “throwback” rescue helicopter to Northeast skies

Coast Guard welcomes yellow-painted “throwback” rescue helicopter to Northeast skies
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod unveils its yellow-painted MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Friday, March 25, 2016 in the air station’s hangar.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham BOSTON — Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod unveiled its yellow-painted MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Friday during a ceremony at the air station. The Jayhawk helicopter arrived in Cape Cod Wednesday...

Coast Guard responds to fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas

Coast Guard responds to fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas
MIAMI – The Coast Guard responded early Monday morning to a fire aboard the 917-foot cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, 35 nautical miles northwest of West End, Bahamas. At approximately 3 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a fire aboard a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship carrying 2,224 passengers and 796 crew en route to CoCoCay, Bahamas. The fire began on the third...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended their search Wednesday evening for two possible survivors of a plane crash 15 miles northeast of Great Harbour Cay, Bahamas, Wednesday evening. The Coast Guard was notified Monday afternoon by Federal Aviation Administration officials that their communications with a small airplane carrying two people were lost. The plane reportedly departed from Marsh Harbor,...

Nantucket Coast Guard crew rescues man from aground, capsized boat

BOSTON — U.S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point rescued a man at approximately 12 a.m. Friday after his vessel ran aground and began to take on water on the jetty at the entrance of Nantucket channel. Watchstanders at Station Brant Point received a call via marine-band VHF channel 16 at approximately 10 p.m. Thursday, from the friend of a man reporting that his 40-foot boat was aground on the jetty...

Coast Guard launches Sitka helicopter crew to rescue hiker from Meade Glacier near Haines

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard launched an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew for the search and rescue of an extreme hiker on Meade Glacier in the Tongass National Forest east of Haines Monday.