Coast Guard Searching for 26 Year Old Man

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., (D7 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard, local and state agencies have been searching for a missing 26-year-old black male in the vicinity of Gulf Port Beach, Fla., since about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Coast Guard members at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a call from St. Petersburg Fire and Rescue officials, reporting that Alexander Picket, hometown unknown, jumped off...

Coast Guard Seeks Information on Possible Missing Vessel

MIAMI (D7 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard crews responded to a distress call from the vessel Delilah 140 miles east of Savannah, Ga., Friday and are seeking any additional information about the vessel. Several aircraft flying in the vicinity of Beaufort, Ga., reported hearing a 121.5 MHz distress call stating the vessel Delilah had a blue hull and was taking-on-water with six people aboard. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (D5 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard medevaced an unconscious diver 30 miles south of Cape Hatteras, N.C., at 12:20 p.m. today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Hatteras Inlet received notification at 10:58 a.m., from the Flying Fish, a 58-foot recreational dive vessel, that a diver was unconscious after a 10-minute 130-foot dive. A helicopter crew from Air Station Elizabeth...

Coast Guard medevacs 28-year-old man near Coos Bay

SEATTLE (D13 Public Affairs) – A 28-year-old man was airlifted from a fishing boat today 50 miles southwest of Coos Bay, Ore. At 1:15 a.m., Coast Guard Group/Air Station North Bend, Ore., received a call from the master of the Sea Wind requesting medical assistance for the man who became ill. At 1:51 a.m., an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was launched from the air station. The crew hoisted the...

Coast Guard Station Morro Bay Rescues Fisherman

MORRO BAY, Calif. (PADET LA) – Coast Guard Station Morro Bay responded to a request for assistance early this morning from fishing vessel that had run aground south of the jetty at Morro Bay. The fishing vessel Josephine, 38-feet, was fishing in dense fog when it went aground with two crewmembers on board. Both crewmembers donned their life preservers, and the vessel sank on the south jetty. A...

Missing Kayaker Reported Safe on Land

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (D5 Public Affairs) РThe Coast Guard ended its search for an overdue kayaker near Albemarle Sound, N.C., after receiving notification from his family at 3:20 a.m. today that he was safe on land. Curtis Cooper, a 19-year-old resident of Richmond, Va., fell out of his kayak Monday. Search crews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Station Elizabeth City searched...

Coast Guard continues search for man missing from sailboat

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard continues its search for a 65-year-old man missing from his sailboat near the northern entrance of the Sakonnet River in Rhode Island today. Missing is Bernard Mochan of Clinton, Conn. Mochan’s wife called Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England and reported he fell off their 32-foot sailboat, Elizabeth, around 4:50 p.m. A 25-foot boat from...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (D5 Public Affairs) – Coast Guard rescue crews from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Station Elizabeth City search for an overdue kayaker in the vicinity of Albemarle Sound, N.C., near Leonard Point today. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received notification at 3:58 p.m. from North Carolina Wildlife, that Curtis Cooper, a 19-year-old Richmond, Va., resident,...

Coast Guard searching for man missing from sailboat

BOSTON (D1 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a 65-year-old man missing from a sailboat near the south base of Mount Hope Bay in Rhode Island today. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a radio call from a woman aboard the 32-foot sailboat Elizabeth around 4:50 p.m., reporting her husband fell off their sailboat. A 25-foot boat from Coast Guard...