Coast Guard honors crewmen from historic ship near Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard honors crewmen from historic ship near Hatteras, NC
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard crew conducted a wreath-laying ceremony Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean near Hatteras, N.C., at the wreckage site of the USS Monitor, the first ironclad warship commissioned by the Navy during the Civil War. The ceremony aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Diligence, a 210-foot...

3 people rescued from capsized vessel south of Long Key, Fla.

3 people rescued from capsized vessel south of Long Key, Fla.
MIAMI — Three people were rescued by Coast Guard crews after a vessel capsized six miles south of Long Key, Fla., Monday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification of the 35-foot capsized vessel and three people in the water from a good Samaritan. After the initial notification, the watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a rescue boat...

Coast Guard crews continue battling fierce storm to assist Mobile Drilling Unit Kulluk near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard crews continue battling fierce storm to assist Mobile Drilling Unit Kulluk near Kodiak, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews continue to battle the elements to provide assistance to the crews of the Mobile Drilling Unit Kulluk and its four support vessels, Aiviq, Nanuq, Guardsman and Alert, Monday. Coast Guard crews in conjunction with Royal Dutch Shell are working together to ensure the safety of life at sea and prevent the Kulluk from running aground despite the weather. The crew...

Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau to make Honolulu its new home starting Monday

Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau to make Honolulu its new home starting Monday
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau is scheduled to arrive at its new homeport of Honolulu, Monday. The Morgenthau is being relocated from Alameda, Calif., to replace the Coast Guard Cutter Jarvis, which was taken out of active service in October. A change of command ceremony took place in November and marked the official transfer of crews between Morgenthau and Jarvis. Jarvis now resides...

Coast Guard Cutter Kukui crew returns from Pacific Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Kukui crew returns from Pacific Patrol
HONOLULU – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kukui returned from a 46-day law enforcement patrol where they exercised bilateral agreements and enforced fisheries regulations across the Pacific Dec. 7, 2012. The 50-man crew participated in several significant regional operations to further enhance U.S. and international efforts in the protection of the ecologically and economically valuable fish...

Coast Guard assists 3 men, dog in Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard assists 3 men, dog in Lake Pontchartrain
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three people and a dog on the north side of Lake Pontchartrain near Goose Point, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1 p.m. from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office of a vessel sinking in Lake Pontchartrain. STPSO launched three ready boats to aid with the search. A Coast...

Coast Guard crews battling fierce storm while assisting Kulluk near Kodiak, Alaska

Coast Guard crews battling fierce storm while assisting Kulluk near Kodiak, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews continue to battle 20-30 foot seas and 30-40 knot winds while providing assistance to the crews of the Kulluk and its three support vessels, Guardsman, Aiviq and Nanuq near Kodiak, Alaska Saturday. Coast Guard crews in conjunction with Royal Dutch Shell are working together to ensure safety of life at sea for all involved and prevent the disabled vessels from running...

Coast Guard Medically Evacuates Kayaker Suffering from Seizures

Coast Guard Medically Evacuates Kayaker Suffering from Seizures
MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers medically evacuated a 53-year-old woman who was kayaking in the vicinity of Mule Key, Fla., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Key West received notification from a good Samaritan, aboard sailing vessel Danger, of a woman suffering from seizures during a kayaking tour. A Coast Guard Station Key West rescue boat was launched to recover the woman and transport her to the...

Coast Guard, Tiburon Fire Department rescue 2 near Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard, Tiburon Fire Department rescue 2 near Golden Gate Bridge
SAN FRANCISCO – The Coast Guard and the Tiburon Fire Department retrieved two swimmers today from under the Golden Gate Bridge. Coast Guard Station Golden Gate received a call at approximately 5 p.m. about two distressed swimmers in the water near the north tower of the Golden Gate Bridge. Tiburon Fire Department located and took the swimmers to Station Golden Gate to be assessed by medical personnel. The...