Coast Guard searching for missing sailor, sailboat

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); SEATTLE – The Coast Guard is searching for a Brookings, Ore., man after his family reported he hasn’t been seen or heard from since getting underway November 23. Craig Peterson is 33 years-old, approximately five-foot, seven-inches tall, 150 pounds, and has dark brown hair and possibly a goatee...

Coast Guard Rescues Three From Grounded Vessel

NEW ORLEANS – A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station New Orleans airlifted three men off of a vessel that had run aground 5-miles south of Delacroix, La., today.Earlier in the day, a watchstander st Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from one of the men on the small sport fishing vessel that had run aground near Little Lake, as the tides began to ebb. Due to the vessel’s...

Coast Guard Re-opens Security Zone in Elizabeth River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port has re-opened a security zone in the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River after repairs were made to the Norfolk – Portsmouth Beltline Railroad Bridge here today. The Norfolk-Portsmouth Beltline Railroad Bridge is safe to operate, and the waterway is open to all commercial and recreational vessels. The waterway had been closed since...

Coast Guard Conducts Operation: Fill the Boat

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi will be hosting “OPERATION: Fill the Boat” on Saturday, December 1, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Wal-Mart in Portland, TX. The Coast Guard will be collecting new unwrapped toys for distribution to children in the Portland and Corpus Christi area through the Wishes and Dreams Foundation. Canned food and other non-perishable...

Juneau Alaska Chamber honors Coast Guardsman

Juneau Chamber of Commerce honors Coast Guardsman of the quarter, Petty Officer Matthew D. Diamond, November 29, 2007.

Coast Guard rescues 3 in Galveston Bay

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard rescued three men from Galveston Bay, Texas, Thursday night after their boat sank in Siever’s Cove. A watchstander at Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston received a call from a boater at 10:10 p.m. Thursday reporting that he had seen a man waving a flashlight on the shore of Siever’s Cove. The boater also reported seeing a capsized boat 30 feet from the...

Captain of the Port Closes Elizabeth River

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Captain of the Port is advising all mariners that the waterway near the Norfolk – Portsmouth Beltline Railroad Bridge located at mile-marker 2.6 in the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River wasl closed to all vessels Friday at 6 a.m., until further notice to conduct emergency mechanical repairs.The Coast Guard was notified by Portsmouth – Norfolk Railroad at...

Coast Guardsmen remember those who came before on Attu

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — World War II is well known. The Aleutian campaign is not. On Attu Island a group of dedicated Coast Guardsmen is keeping the memory of what happened and the people involved alive. Members of Loran Station Attu repaired the Chichigof Village plaque and rededicated it to the memory of the previous inhabitants. While most of the WWII conflict took place in the Pacific and European...

Fuel Recovery Plan for Fishing Vessel Grounded off Pigeon Point

SAN FRANCISCO, Calf. – The Coast Guard Sector San Francisco is working with Parker Diving to establish a plan to remove the diesel fuel from the commercial fishing vessel LOU DENNY WAYNE following its grounding this morning one mile south of Pigeon Point. Parker Diving was hired by the Coast Guard due to the fact that the amount of fuel on board the LOU DENNY WAYNE is a substantial threat to...