Maintenance and Logistics Command Pacific Holds Change of Command

ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard Capt. Donald J. Rose relieved Rear Adm. Robert E. Day as commanding officer of the Coast Guard Maintenance and Logistics Command Pacific, during a change of command ceremony, Friday, here on Coast Guard Island.

Coast Guard assists Canadian Coast Guard in rescuing two from St. Clair River

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard Station Port Huron assisted the Canadian Coast Guard in rescuing two persons in the water in the St. Clair River, Saturday at approximately 12:00 a.m.

Coast Guard searching for 2 boaters off Sabastian Inlet

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two boaters Saturday approximately 9-miles south of the Sabastian Inlet, Fla., after they failed to return from their boating trip.

Coast Guard responds to vessel allision

PORT HUENEME, Calif. — The Coast Guard responded Friday morning to a report of a 653-foot, Swedish-flagged freighter that allided with a pier at Port Hueneme, Calif.

Coast Guard investigates tank vessel allision with bridge

SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the report of a tank vessel striking the Union Pacific and Benicia-Martinez Highway bridges at approximately 5:10 this evening.

Alaska Coast Guard suspends search for missing Chinese crewmember in North Pacific Ocean

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 37-year-old Chinese crewmember, presumed to have fallen overboard from the 685-foot container ship Sao Paulo approximately 754 miles southwest of Kodiak in the North Pacific Ocean.

Coast Guard investigates bird deaths on Cuyahoga River

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a possible pollution source after approximately 100-150 birds were found dead and another 30-40 birds were found in distress along the Cuyahoga River in the vicinity of the Cuyahoga River Turning Basin along Independence Rd.

Group Humboldt Bay deputy commander retires after 29 years of service in 3 branches

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif – Cmdr. Rick Christoffersen, the deputy commander of Coast Guard Group/Air Station Humboldt Bay, retired today after 29 years of military service in the Air Force, Army and Coast Guard.

Coast Guard conducts medical evacuation of laker crewman

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary operated Small Boat Station Alpena medically evacuated a 37-year-old crewman from the motor vessel Maumee approximately 26 nautical miles northeast of Alpena, Mich., at approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday.