Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew medevaced a man from the 252-foot fishing vessel Kodiak Enterprise approximately 40 miles north of Cold Bay, Alaska, Friday afternoon. The rescue helicopter crew transported the 55-year-old fisherman to Cold Bay and...

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Port Aransas

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Port Aransas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard along with Port Aransas Emergency Medical Services and police department are searching for a male that fell off the Port Street fishing pier in Port Aransas Wednesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The man was reported to be Caucasian and in his late twenties or early thirties. He is described...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat near South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking boat near South Padre Island
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Coast Guard Station South Padre Island crews rescued a man from his sinking 15-foot jon boat Saturday afternoon approximately 4 miles north of the Queen Isabella Causeway. A 911 dispatcher called the station around noon and conveyed the man’s wife reported that her husband was sinking and was unsure of his position as his phone died shortly after speaking with him. “Without...

Coast Guard rescues 5 near St. Helena Sound, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard rescued five people near Otter Island in St. Helena Sound, S.C., Wednesday. Rescued were two adults, and three children. Search and rescue controllers from Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified at 10:02 p.m., Tuesday, from local 911-dispatch reporting a mayday distress near Otter Island in St. Helena Sound. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 25-foot rescue...

Coast Guard rescues 5 near St. Helena Sound, S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard rescued five people near Otter Island in St. Helena Sound, S.C., Wednesday. Rescued were two adults, and three children. Search and rescue controllers from Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified at 10:02 p.m., Tuesday, from local 911-dispatch reporting a mayday distress near Otter Island in St. Helena Sound. A Coast Guard Station Charleston 25-foot rescue...

Coast Guard responds to downed helicopter 20 miles off Miami

U.S. Coast Guard photo.MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a downed helicopter about 20 miles east of Miami Sunday. The Coast Guard received notification Sunday afternoon that a privately owned helicopter with one male passenger aboard made an emergency water landing between Miami and The Bahamas. The good Samaritan vessel Contingency arrived on scene first and stayed with the helicopter until...

Coast Guard rescues two watercraft riders off the Cabo Rojo lighthouse 200-foot cliff, Puerto Rico

The 200-foot cliff at Cabo Rojo lighthouse where 2 people were rescued Sunday afternoon. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter rescued two watercraft riders Sunday afternoon from the bottom of the Cabo Rojo lighthouse 200-foot shoreline cliff on the southwestern end of Puerto Rico. The man and woman fell into the water while operating a personal watercraft Sunday afternoon,...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Mayport, Fla.

USCG File Photo The Coast Guard rescued a boater from a 22-foot fishing boat after it ran aground in a marsh approximately 5-miles north of Mayport, Fla., Monday. Rescued was Perry Thompson, 49, of Jacksonville, Fla. A  MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah, Ga., deployed a rescue swimmer and rescued Thompson at approximately 12:49 p.m. Monday. Thompson was...

Coast Guard helicopter crew medevacs woman from cruise ship Westerdam to Puerto Rico

USCG file photo SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – The crew of an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter medically evacuated a woman from cruise ship Westerdam Sunday, approximately 95 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The 63-year-old woman is a U.S. citizen, who was suffering from a ruptured appendix requiring immediate medical attention ashore. “This was a complex and time critical...