Coast Guard encourages Virginia and N.C. boaters to be cautious as a storm front passes through the area

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard urges mariners in Virginia and North Carolina to focus on safety and monitor the weather as a storm front passes through the area.

Video – Coast Guard at the Armed Forces Bowl

Coast Guard Air Station Houston provided a static display at TCU on Dec. 30, 2008, as part of the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl Adventure Zone in Ft. Worth, Texas. The adventure zone featured interactive displays from all of the armed forces, and for the first time, included a Coast Guard helicopter. The Armed Forces Bowl will feature the Houston Cougars vs. the Air Force Falcons, Dec. 31, 2008,...

Barnegat Lighthouse to shine again after 82 years

The Press of Atlantic city reports: At 5 p.m. on New Year’s Day the Barnegat Lighthouse will shine again for the first time in 82 years on the 150th anniversary of its construction. Full story at Press of Atlantic city googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Loose Boat in Bellingham Bay Towed to Shore

The Bellingham Herald reports that: Bellingham, WA – A boat that broke loose in Bellingham Bay Monday, Dec. 29, was towed into Squalicum Harbor by a private contrac-tor Monday evening. The boat’s fuel tanks were empty, and no fuel leaked into the bay during the incident, said state Department of Ecology spokeswoman Katie Skipper. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Bum Chin Rescue Video

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard rescue crews flew more than 1800 miles to rescue three injured Indian crewmen from a chemical oil tanker 200 miles South of Adak Island, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules airplane flew from Kodiak to Adak Sunday while the vessel headed north to close the distance the aircraft would be required to fly offshore. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard investigates ship, bridge allision

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Coast Guard Sector Field Office Grand Haven, Mich., responded to a bridge allision on the St. Joseph River, which occurred shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Missing Mississippi Boaters Located

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard located Timothy Ragas and Joseph Parta near Pass Christian, Miss., Monday, Dec. 29, 2008. The Coast Guard began the search yesterday, after being contacted by Ragas’ wife at approximately 1 p.m., stating that Ragas and Parta were due to return to Bay St. Louis at 5p.m. Sunday, after they got underway in their 24-foot oyster barge, from Buras, La. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard safely delivers three to Anchorage following medevac 200 miles offshore

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Three injured Indian crewmen arrived safely in Anchorage at about 7 p.m. today after Coast Guard rescue crews flew more than 1800 combined miles to conduct their medical evacuation from a chemical oil tanker 200 miles South of Adak Island, Alaska.

Coast Guard flies 1800 miles to medevacs three from Bum Chin

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Coast Guard rescue crews flew more than 1800 combined miles to conduct a medical evacuation of three Indian crewmen aboard a chemical oil tanker 80 miles South of Adak Island, Alaska, Monday safely transferring them to Adak for further transport to Anchorage.