Coast Guard responds to scene of collision between pleasure craft and personal watercraft

CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew responded Saturday afternoon to the scene of a collision between a pleasure craft and a personal watercraft in the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Coast Guard was notified at 4:45 p.m. by the owner of a 26-foot pleasure craft, who reported a collision with a personal watercraft just west of the Alexandria Bay Bridge. Due to the vicinity to the unit, Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing boater near Sunshine Skyway

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended its active search Saturday at 8:42 p.m., for a missing boater near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay. Multiple Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary assets, as well as State of Florida and local law enforcement agencies conducted an extensive search of the area over a 23-hour period. Coast Guard crews alone conducted an accumulated 34...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Annapolis, Md

BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing man at 8:57 p.m. Saturday. Missing is Mark Harbison, 40. Harbison was reported missing in the waters of the Severn River at 3:36 a.m. Saturday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector Baltimore received a call from the owner of the 30-foot vessel Raxx reporting his passenger was missing. var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540",...

Coast Guard and Megalodon cargo vessel rescue mariner 420 miles northeast of Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews in combined efforts with the crew of the cargo vessel Megalodon rescued a sailor aboard a life raft Friday, approximately 420 nautical miles northeast of Puerto Rico. Cedric George Barriere, a 41-year-old French citizen, was forced to abandon the French-flagged sailing vessel Tepacap, after the vessel reportedly capsized and started to sink. “We...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Annapolis, Md

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard and members of local agencies are searching for a 40-year-old man in the Severn River in the vicinity of Annapolis, Saturday. Missing is Mark Harbison. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector Baltimore received a call at 3:36 a.m. from the owner of the 30-foot vessel Raxx reporting his passenger was missing in the Severn River. A 45-foot Response Boat – Medium...

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing man near Sunshine Skyway Bridge

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard with partner law enforcement agencies continue the search for a missing person in the water near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg were notified by a good Samaritan at 9:33 p.m. Friday, that an unmanned 18-foot skiff was discovered circling near the center span of the Sunshine Skyway bridge. The good...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Atlantic City, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old woman from a 965-foot cruise ship 50 miles off the coast here, Friday. Coast Guard watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a call at 7:52 p.m. from a crewmember aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Jewel reporting the woman was having kidney failure. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic...

Coast Guard responds to missing person reported near Sunshine Skywy

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a missing person in the water in the Tampa Bay near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg were notified by a good Samaritan at 9:33 p.m. Friday, that an unmanned 18-foot skiff was discovered circling near the center span of the Sunshine Skyway bridge. The good Samaritan brought...

Coast Guard announces opening of Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard opened its seasonal Rogue River Search and Rescue (SAR) Detachment in Gold Beach, Ore., Friday. Station Rogue River is an extension of Station Chetco River operated on a seasonal basis from Memorial Day weekend to early fall. The detachment will operate both the 47-foot motor lifeboat and a 23-foot utility boat. The Coast Guard asks boaters to pay close...