Coast Guard investigating reports of oil spill inside Port of Los Angeles

Coast Guard investigating reports of oil spill inside Port of Los Angeles
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); LOS ANGELES – The Coast Guard is investigating a report of an oil spill in the Los Angeles Harbor, Thursday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach command center received a report at 10:48 a.m. of an unknown quantity of oily-water mixture coming from a holding tank residing...

Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Police rescue 2 men from capsized vessel off Manatí, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Police rescue 2 men from capsized vessel off Manatí, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hoisted a man to safety Thursday, while the crew of a Puerto Rico Police marine unit rescued one other from a capsized vessel that had four men onboard, approximately one and half miles east of Mar Chiquita Beach in Manatí, Puerto Rico. Two of the men from the capsized vessel were able to swim safely to shore. The men...

Coast Guard medevacs 28-year-old man from cruise ship 260 miles south of San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs 28-year-old man from cruise ship 260 miles south of San Diego
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 28-year-old man from a cruise ship approximately 260 miles south of San Diego, Wednesday. At 10:39 a.m., Wednesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of the cruise ship Star Princess that a 28-year-old male crewmember was experiencing symptoms of acute appendicitis. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon...

Coast Guard Station Little Creek conducts back-to-back rescues

Coast Guard Station Little Creek conducts back-to-back rescues
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Station Little Creek conducted two back-to-back search and rescue cases Wednesday and Thursday near Fort Wool and Cape Henry, resulting in the rescue of three adult males and a child. In the first case, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report at approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday that a 27-foot sailboat was disabled and beset...

Coast Guard assists search efforts for 9 boaters on 3 separate cases in South Pacific

Coast Guard assists search efforts for 9 boaters on 3 separate cases in South Pacific
HONOLULU — Coast Guard and AMVER crews rescued three boaters in the waters between Chuuk and Puluwat Atoll, Federated States of Micronesia, Wednesday.  An HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Oahu, located three additional boater missing near Tarawa and are coordinating their rescue by a commercial vessel and the same Hercules aircraft crew has been diverted...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Grays Harbor, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer near the Grays Harbor North Jetty, Wednesday. The 29-year-old male surfer was recovered by a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport, and was transported to the Coast Guard station where he declined further care. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center watchstanders, in Warrenton, Oregon, received notification...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues mariner north of Grand Bahama

Coast Guard aircrew rescues mariner north of Grand Bahama
MIAMI — A man was rescued from a sinking 31-foot vessel that was taking on water 10 nautical miles north of Grand Bahama, Bahamas, Wednesday. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received a report of an activated EPIRB at about 10 a.m., Wednesday. They diverted a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to the Bahamas that was in the area. The aircrew...

Coast Guard dewaters 2 sinking fishing boats, rescues crews off Massachusetts

Coast Guard dewaters 2 sinking fishing boats, rescues crews off Massachusetts
The fishing vessel Silver Fox uses a pump to dewater after it began taking on water south of Monomoy Island, Massachusetts, Wednesday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Chatham and Coast Guard Station Gloucester responded to two separate reports of 65-foot fishing vessels taking on water Wednesday, one sinking southeast of Monomoy Island, the other near Gloucester. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriates 52 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriates 52 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 52 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. These repatriations are a result of three separate migrant interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. In each instance, the Coast Guard helped secure the U.S. border and prevented these perilous sea voyages from ending in tragedy. On Saturday, an Air Station Clearwater...