Coast Guard rescues injured surfer near Agate Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues injured surfer near Agate Beach, Ore.
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued an injured surfer who was stranded on rocks near Agate Beach in Newport, Wednesday morning. The injured surfer was safely hoisted by an aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, and transferred him to Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital located in Newport where...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted two individuals whose vessel was taking on water near Barataria Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 9:39 a.m. of the 47-foot fishing vessel Billy Joel taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders directed the launch of...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people from their vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:25 p.m. of two people aboard the fishing vessel Lady B as it was taking on water. Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Mobile...

Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crew member near Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 55-year-old crew member from a tanker near Galveston, Texas, early Wednesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request for assistance from the captain of the motor tanker NS Commander reporting...

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from aground vessel near Alviso

Coast Guard rescues stranded boaters from aground vessel near Alviso
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco stands with two boaters they rescued near Alviso, California, Dec. 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel ran aground in the south bay near Alviso, Sunday evening. At approximately 4:45 p.m., Sunday, a good Samaritan contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Monday in the vicinity of Schooner Bank, near Long Key, Florida.  Missing is Greg Thomson, 75, who was last seen around Schooner Bank on a 19-foot skiff. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were notified at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday that Thomson was missing. The...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Grand Princess cruise ship near Government Point

Coast Guard medevacs man from Grand Princess cruise ship near Government Point
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Forward Operating Base Mugu transport a 61-year-old male to emergency medical services at Santa Barbara Airport, California, Nov. 29, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man from the Grand Princess cruise ship 17 nautical miles southwest of Government Point Wednesday. At approximately 7:40 a.m., Grand...

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering

Air Station Traverse City selected to host 2018 Coast Guard Aviation Association gathering
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City personnel will host members of the Coast Guard Aviation Association, also known as the Ancient Order of the Pterodactyl, Sept. 6-9, 2018. On November 9th, the national chapter of the Coast Guard Aviation Association selected Traverse City as the location for the annual conference, colloquially called the “roost”, in recognition of the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker near Galveston, Texas
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew surveys the oil tanker, Miss Claudia, in preparation for a medevac off Galveston, Texas, Nov. 27, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Houston. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Monday afternoon from an oil tanker 13 miles east of Galveston, Texas. The oil tanker Miss Claudia contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...