Coast Guard aids disabled boater off Catalina Island

Coast Guard aids disabled boater off Catalina Island
SAN PEDRO, Calif. – The Coast Guard aided a man with a disabled 35-foot boat, taking on water, Monday night at approximately 7 p.m., near Avalon Harbor on Catalina Island, Calif. Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center personnel received a dispatched 911 call for help around 6 p.m., reporting a disabled vessel taking on water. The boat did not possess a marine-band radio or...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing fisherman off Dauphin Island
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Response crews covered more than 655 square miles during the search for Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 33, after receiving a report from crewmembers of the fishing vessel Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell overboard from the vessel at 7:30 p.m., Sunday. Participating in the search were...

Coast Guard searching for survivors of a plane crash near Seabeck, Wash.

Coast Guard searching for survivors of a plane crash near Seabeck, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and local responders are searching for survivors of a small plane that reportedly crashed into the Hood Canal near Seabeck, Washington, Monday. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters crews from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake, homeported in Everett, and local...

Coast Guard medevacs baby from cruise ship Carnival Triumph in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs baby from cruise ship Carnival Triumph in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning, 140 miles southeast of Galveston. “It was very rewarding to be able to start a search-and-rescue career helping out a mother and her 8-month-old who really needed us at the time,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel Grow, in reference to his first rescue...

Coast Guard, local agencies search 2,250 mile area for missing kayaker

Coast Guard, local agencies search 2,250 mile area for missing kayaker
JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard and its local partners are saturating a 2,250 square mile area between Mayport and St. Augustine in the search for a missing kayaker, Monday. Missing is Garth Sangree, 22, a student of the University of North Florida. Coast Guard crews are searching with the following assets: An HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Miami A...

Coast Guard interdicts more Mexican fisherman poaching in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard interdicts more Mexican fisherman poaching in Gulf of Mexico
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas. At approximately 12:30 p.m. Sunday, a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew observed a Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, 22 miles north of the U.S.-Mexico maritime boundary...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Port Orford, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Port Orford, Ore.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man near Paradise Point in Port Orford, Oregon, Monday. Crews searched for the man for nine hours, covering more than 169 miles without locating the man. “Our thoughts go out to the families and loved ones affected by this misfortune,” said Chief Warrant Officer Alfredo Rivera, the command center supervisor at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard urges marine preparedness during severe weather

Coast Guard urges marine preparedness during severe weather
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With the approach of severe weather conditions along the Connecticut and Long Island coastlines, Coast Guard officials are urging local mariners to take precautions to ensure their own safety and the safety of their vessels. “Obviously, being out on the water in blizzard conditions is extremely unsafe,” said Capt. Ed Cubanski, commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel near Cape San Blas

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel near Cape San Blas
NEW ORLEANS – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two fishermen from their grounded vessel about two miles south of Cape San Blas, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report that the fishing vessel AC III grounded about two miles south of Cape San Blas and began listing to its port side. The AC III crew attempted to refloat the grounded vessel without success. The...