Coast Guard finds overdue boater in Florida

Coast Guard finds overdue boater  in Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard found an overdue boater 87 miles northwest of St. Petersburg, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew made visual confirmation of 52 year-old Scott Albon aboard his vessel off the coast of Florida at 3:30 p.m., Monday.  Albon was reported in stable condition. Sea Tow is en route to tow Albon back to St. Petersburg, Florida. Albon...

Coast Guard locates body of missing man in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas

Coast Guard locates body of missing man in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard aircrew found the body of a 61-year-old fisherman Monday, after he was reported missing off Mustang Island earlier in the morning. The Corpus Christi Police Department notified Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders at 7:35 a.m. The police reported that the man’s wife was waiting in the car when he went wade fishing Sunday at about 11 p.m. They...

Coast Guard medevacs 50-year-old man from cruise ship Carnival Inspiration

Coast Guard medevacs 50-year-old man from cruise ship Carnival Inspiration
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 50-year-old man approximately 27 miles southwest of San Diego, Sunday. At approximately 7 p.m. Sunday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego received a report from the crew of cruise ship Carnival Inspiration stating that a male passenger was experiencing heart-attack like symptoms. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon recommended that the...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater
Scott Albon is a 52-year-old caucasian male with blonde hair who the Coast Guard was searching for near Florida, December 26, 2016. He was known to be traveling from Panama City, Florida to Crystal River, Florida on December 25, 2016. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Brandon Giles) NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard air and boat crews are searching for an overdue boater traveling from Panama City, Florida,...

Coast Guard Recruits Spend Christmas With Local Families

Coast Guard Recruits Spend Christmas With Local Families
Lisa and Laura Shriver pose with Seaman Recruit Andrew Brewer and Seaman Recruit Virgil Kazimir for a photo during the annual Christmas Operation Fireside, Sunday, Dec. 25, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Seaman Isaac Cross) CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard and American Red Cross placed more than 300 Coast Guard recruits with several dozen South Jersey families for Christmas as part of Operation...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 28-year-old male aboard the fishing vessel Captain David 40 nautical miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. The Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders received a report at 3:16 p.m. that Andrew Carl had been suffering from seasickness and had become unresponsive. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified and launched a Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 52 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 52 miles east of Savannah
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 72-year-old woman Saturday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 52 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watch standers were notified at 11:56 a.m. of a woman who was experiencing symptoms of pneumonia and was not reacting to treatment. A MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah medevaced...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Pismo Beach Pier

LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search efforts for a missing person near Pismo Beach Pier. At 4:37 p.m., Friday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center received a report that a man of possible medium height and build was seen struggling to swim near the pier. Search and rescue crews from San Luis Obispo County Fire Department, Port San...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing male off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for possible missing male off Pismo Beach Pier
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing male swimming near the Pismo Beach pier Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Los Angeles-Long Beach command center received a report of a possible missing male 100 yards south of the Pismo Beach Pier. A 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Morro Bay is currently searching the area for the man, possibly of medium...