Coast Guard suspends search for missing 23-year-old man in Coinjock Bay, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 23-year-old man in Coinjock Bay, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday for a 23-year-old man who was reported overdue while on a canoe trip in Coinjock Bay, N.C., Sunday. Missing was Rick Balance of Coinjock, N.C. Family members contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City, N.C., at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, reporting Balance was overdue since 4 p.m. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent...

Coast Guard working to assess grounded vessel near Rhode Island

Coast Guard working to assess grounded vessel near Rhode Island
BOSTON — Coast Guard responders are working with federal, state and local port partners to assess a vessel that grounded in the vicinity of Brenton Reef, at approximately 6 p.m., Sunday. Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England command center in Woods Hole, Mass., received notification that the 65-foot fishing vessel Five J’s, went aground north of Brenton Point State park...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue boaters near Pine Island, Fla.

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue boaters near Pine Island, Fla.
PINE ISLAND, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for two overdue men in a 27-foot boat approximately seven miles west of Pine Island Sound, Fla., Monday. Missing are Elionay Lorenzo, 33, and Osmaikel Bernal, 22. Boat U.S. contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg at 10:35 p.m., Sunday, regarding the two male men who were reported overdue by family members....

Coast Guard searching for overdue 23-year-old in Coinjock Bay, NC

Coast Guard searching for overdue 23-year-old in Coinjock Bay, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is conducting a first-light search Monday for a 23-year-old man who was reported overdue while on a canoe trip in Coinjock Bay, N.C. Missing is Rick Balance of Coinjock, N.C. Family members contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Elizabeth City, N.C., at approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, reporting Balance overdue since 4 p.m. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine...

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays

Coast Guard recruits get a home for the Holidays
CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross will place more than 200 Coast Guard recruits with approximately 80 South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation Fireside Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May has approximately 200 recruits in training from more than 39 states, U.S. territories and countries. Operation Fireside has placed recruits with South...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 after chemical exposure

Coast Guard medevacs 2 after chemical exposure
HOUSTON — Two crewmembers of a tankship in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage were medevaced by a Coast Guard boat crew after the crewmembers had a chemical exposure Sunday. The crew of the 478-foot Panamanian flagged Siva Rotterdam contacted the Coast Guard and reported exposure of two Indian crewmembers by contact and inhalation to less than 5 ounces of phenol. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues three hunters, one dog from water in Coos Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues three hunters, one dog from water in Coos Bay, Ore.
COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three hunters and their dog from the waters of Coos Bay Saturday. The hunters, all male, ages 45, 26 and 13-years old, are from Coos Bay, and were duck hunting when their 18-foot jon boat capsized. Coast Guard Group North Bend received a report at approximately 7:30 a.m. from security personnel at The Mill casino in Coos Bay who spotted two of the hunters...

Motor tanker Sena Primorsk returns safely to Albany, N.Y.

Motor tanker Sena Primorsk returns safely to Albany, N.Y.
NEW YORK – Coast Guard Sector New York working with the assistance of multiple partner agencies oversaw the safe transit of the motor tanker, Stena Primorsk, to Buckeye Albany Terminals LLC in Albany, N.Y., this evening. Prior to the vessel’s transit, a structural examination was conducted to ensure its seaworthiness. On Thursday, the 600-foot motor tanker was carrying light crude oil...

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns in time for the holidays

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returns in time for the holidays
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Sherman returned to homeport in San Diego after an 85-day patrol to the Bering Sea, on Friday.. The Sherman crew returned to their friends and families in time for the holidays after the patrol where they enforced fisheries laws, performed search and rescue missions, participated in Fleet Week San Francisco and visited the historic battlefields on Attu...