Coast Guard medevacs woman 35 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs woman 35 miles south of Key West
USCG File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old woman experiencing symptoms of anaphylactic shock Monday from the sailing vessel Drifter approximately 35 miles south of Key West. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a radio call at approximately 3 p.m. from the vessel Drifter reporting a woman on board experiencing symptoms of anaphylactic shock. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Matagorda Bay, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing swimmer near Matagorda Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who went missing Saturday afternoon off Matagorda Beach a quarter mile east of the Colorado River. Missing is a 24-year-old man, last seen wearing a white shirt and white shorts. At 4:10 p.m., the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department called Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man 31 miles southeast of Wassaw Sound

Coast Guard medevacs man 31 miles southeast of Wassaw Sound
US Coast Guard File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old man Friday 31 miles southeast of Wassaw Sound, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 10:49 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 by the crew of the 41-foot vessel Scat II stating a crewmember was experiencing chest pains. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water

Coast Guard responds to vessel taking on water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to the report of a vessel taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 10:28 a.m. of a 22-foot vessel taking on water with one man and a dog aboard in Lake Pontchartrain between the Highway 11 Bridge and the I-10 Twin Span Bridge. Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Friday after their boat sank approximately 30 miles southeast of Port Royal Sound. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified at 7:38 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 by the crew of the 45-foot vessel Hangem High, stating they were taking on water. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen near St. Simons Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen near St. Simons Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues three fishermen Thursday, May 18, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Savannah. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen Thursday after their vessel began taking on water near St. Simons Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers received a call at 1:54 p.m....

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old female hiker Thursday from the Lost Coast Trail approximately 45 miles south of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m., reporting an activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) by a distressed hiker needing...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Atlantic City, N.J.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 50-miles off Atlantic City, N.J.
Coast Guard crewmembers transport a man in need of medical attention from a Coast Guard helicopter to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center staff in Atlantic City, N.J. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Lt. Kyle Burke) PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman who was reportedly suffering stroke-like symptoms approximately 50-miles off the coast of New Jersey, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for person in the water

Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for person in the water
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person in the water in the Lower Mississippi River from mile marker 164 to mile marker 110 near Gramercy, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Tug Miss Courtney that a crewmember had gone missing. He was last seen at approximately 11:15 p.m., Sunday. Involved in the search was: Coast...