Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from vessel 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from vessel 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon
COOS BAY, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember aboard the cargo vessel Daio Papyrus 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Ore., Sunday. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the injured crewmember from the Panamanian flagged motor vessel after he reportedly suffered a severe laceration to his head. Sector North Bend received notification from the Daio Papyrus...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 people off Beaver Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 people off Beaver Island
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — A Coast Guard aircrew from Traverse City medically evacuated two people off Beaver Island Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste. Marie received a medevac request from officials on Beaver Island early Friday evening. Due to poor visibility and icing conditions, an aircrew from Traverse City was forced to delay its response. By late morning Saturday, weather...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker stranded on the uninhabited island

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker stranded on the uninhabited island
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 rescue helicopter rescued overdue kayaker Josh Kaufman (center) during the morning of March 17, 2017. (Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Andrew Barresi) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard rescue helicopter rescued overdue kayaker, Josh Kaufman, Friday morning, after he was located stranded on the uninhabited island of Desecheo, Puerto Rico. Kaufman, 25,...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 men from fishing vessel off Panama City

Coast Guard medevacs 2 men from fishing vessel off Panama City
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two men from a commercial fishing vessel approximately 50 miles offshore of Panama City, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of two injured crewmembers aboard the fishing vessel Capt. Gorman III at about 7:00 p.m. A 50-year-old male suffered lacerations near his left eye and right hand, and a 55-year-old male suffered...

Coast Guard medevacs man from supply vessel

Coast Guard medevacs man from supply vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man from an offshore supply vessel approximately 45 nautical miles south of Point Au Fer, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the OSV Isabella Rose at about 11 a.m. of a deckhand complaining of chest pains and abdominal discomfort. Watchstanders directed the launch of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs woman, 66, from sailing vessel near Little Mud River, Georgia

Coast Guard medevacs woman, 66, from sailing vessel near Little Mud River, Georgia
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 66-year-old woman Wednesday from a sailing vessel near Little Mud River, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 10:27 a.m. of a woman who was experiencing symptoms of memory loss. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced the woman at 11:45 a.m. and transported her to...

Coast Guard medevacs man, 89, from cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer

Coast Guard medevacs man, 89, from cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer
MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevacked an 89-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship Seven Seas Explorer approximately 26 miles southeast of Islamorada, Florida. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call from the crew of the Seven Seas Explorer stating one of the passengers was experiencing chest pains. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard recovers surfer’s body off Maria Beach in Rincon, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard recovers surfer’s body off Maria Beach in Rincon, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard rescue helicopter recovered Monday the body of a surfer just off Maria Beach in Rincon, Puerto Rico. The deceased surfer reportedly is a 68-year-old man, U.S. citizen and resident of “La Cambija,” Rincon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan received a call from 911 emergency services and the National Coast Guard Command Center...

Coast Guard and local agencies conclude search for missing person

Coast Guard and local agencies conclude search for missing person
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard concluded the search for a missing hunter after he was located in the vicinity of the Atchafalaya River Basin, Monday. Local search parties located the man at approximately 7:00 p.m. Officers from St. Mary’s Parish Sheriff’s Office then transported the man to emergency medical services. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified by the Iberia...