Last Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter to depart Air Station Traverse City Monday

Last Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter to depart Air Station Traverse City Monday
A Coast Guard air crew aboard a MH-60 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., flies over a frozen Lake Michigan in the vicinity of Frankfort, Mich., March 10, 2014.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Traverse City) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The final MH-65 Dolphin helicopter is scheduled to depart Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Monday. Since 1995, MH-65 helicopters...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Carnival Miracle passenger
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 61-year-old woman approximately 56 miles southwest of San Diego, Saturday. At approximately 10 p.m. Friday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Miracle stating that a female passenger was experiencing symptoms of respiratory distress. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger south of San Diego
USCG File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 70-year-old man approximately 130 miles south of San Diego, Wednesday. At approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Norwegian Pearl stating that a male passenger was experiencing symptoms of heart failure, kidney failure and pneumonia. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 59-year-old male seal hunter reported overdue in Newtok Village, Monday night. The hunter departed Newtok, Sunday, on a snow machine towing a red kayak. Alaska State Trooper ground crews located the snow machine on the shoreline; however the hunter’s kayak was missing. Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from tug aground near Sumner Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 5 from tug aground near Sumner Strait, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60T Jayhawk crew rescued five people aboard a tug that ran aground on the Mariposa Reef on the south side of Strait Island in Sumner Strait Thursday. The aircrew hoisted the five people from a barge attached to the 102-foot tug Ocean Eagle and transported them to Sitka after the tug began taking on water Wednesday night. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Star Princess southwest of San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 73-year-old woman approximately 86 miles southwest of San Diego, Monday. At approximately 5:15 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Star Princess stating that a female passenger was experiencing persistent severe abdominal pain. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended that...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled fishing vessel 230 miles offshore Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 4 from disabled fishing vessel 230 miles offshore Kodiak, Alaska
The fishing vessel Lady Gudny drifts unmanned in heavy seas after becoming dead in the water due to fuel problems 230 miles east-southeast of Kodiak, Alaska, Jan. 6, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued four people from the disabled fishing vessel Lady Gudny in heavy seas 230 miles east-southeast of Kodiak, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60T Jayhawk...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Queets River, Wash.

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Queets River, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing 56-year-old fisherman in the Pacific Ocean about eight miles west of the Queets River, Wednesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., received notification via VHF-FM radio from the fishing vessel Sanja that a crewmember had fallen overboard at about 1:30 a.m. The man was reportedly not wearing...

Coast Guard medevacs man and woman from sailboat beset by weather 200 miles south of New Orleans

Coast Guard medevacs man and woman from sailboat beset by weather 200 miles south of New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man from a 64-foot sailboat 200 miles offshore New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a call from the son, who reported his stepfather and mother were in distress aboard the sailboat Paradise beset by heavy weather. The son reported the couple were on their way back to Houston...