Coast Guard cutter departs for first fisheries patrol

SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf will depart Seattle after participating in the 60th Annual Seafair Fleet Week to conduct its first fisheries enforcement patrol.

Coast Guard searches for a second person in the water

SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard assisted the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department in the search and recovery of a second person in the waters north of Discovery Bay, on Werner Dredger Cut, today.

Eugene Island pipeline clean up nears completion

NEW ORLEANS — The Unified Command for the Eugene Island Pipeline spill announces that cleanup operations are nearing completion. Over flights this morning revealed that skimming had reduced the remaining oil to several 6-foot wide streamers approximately a quarter-mile long. Skimming will continue until the streamers have been collected. The recovered oil is being loaded onto a barge located in...

Coast Guard rescues two from Michigan City breakwall

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – U. S. Coast Guard Station Michigan City rescued a grandfather and his grandson that had become stranded on the breakwall at approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Coast Guard medevacs Navy midshipman in Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard medevaced a midshipman after responding to a call from a Navy training vessel in the Chesapeake Bay Friday.

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of two Israeli kayakers near Point Gore

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two Israeli kayakers using the assistance of good Samaritans aboard the fishing vessel Vigilant four miles southwest of Gore Point Thursday after severe weather prohibited the men from paddling to shore.

Coast Guard signs letter of recommendation for LNG facility

BOSTON – The Coast Guard signed a letter of recommendation Thursday regarding the Weaver’s Cove Energy, LLC proposal to construct an offshore LNG berth in Mt. Hope Bay, Mass.

Coast Guard rescues man from overturned boat

SEATTLE —The Coast Guard rescued a man after his 14-foot sailboat overturned approximately a half mile north from Tala Point, Wash., Thursday, July 30, 2009.

Coast Guard rescues Kodiak hiker from Spruce Island

KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued a hiker from Spruce Island located about 12 miles north of Kodiak Thursday morning after he became lost in the woods.