Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Ocean City, Md.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water in Ocean City Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Ocean City received a report from Ocean City Beach Patrol stating a person on the north end of the jetty was swept into the inlet by the current. Two members of OCBP jumped in the water to assist but were also swept...

Passenger loses memory, Coast Guard hoists from vessel off Pacific Coast

Passenger loses memory, Coast Guard hoists from vessel off Pacific Coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a 65-year-old passenger, who was suffering from a possible stroke, from the charter vessel West Wind 40 miles west of the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria safely transferred the passenger to the air station, where waiting emergency medical service personnel then transported him...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near New Haven harbor

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near New Haven harbor
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK – A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued two boaters near New Haven Harbor, Saturday night. At approximately 10:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound received a distress call on channel-16 from a person aboard a 22-foot boat stating that they collided with a buoy in New Haven Harbor, were injured, and the only other passenger...

Coast Guard rescues 2 teenagers off Point Judith, Rhode Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 teenagers off Point Judith, Rhode Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two 15-year-old boys Saturday after their boat lost power in Harbor of Refuge, Rhode Island. A commercial towing company called the watchstander at Coast Guard Station Point Judith reporting two teenagers had a disabled 21-foot recreational boat, and they were stranded on a...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach, NJ

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet, N.J. U.S. Coast Guard File Photo by Auxiliarist David Lau PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who reportedly went missing off Point Pleasant Beach, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the Point Pleasant Beach Police Department at about 2:27 a.m. of a 24-year-old white...

Coast Guard rescues skier after 100 MPH crash at World Ski Racing Championship

Coast Guard rescues skier after 100 MPH crash at World Ski Racing Championship
Emergency medical service personnel transport an injured Australian skier to an ambulance  July 29, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Evan Estep. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued an injured Australian skier from the water after they crashed at approximately 100 MPH during the World Ski Racing Championship in Tacoma, Saturday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from...

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego

Coast Guard to host open house in San Diego
SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard Sector San Diego personnel are scheduled to host an open house event August 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the sector, located at 2710 North Harbor Drive. The free event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters, small boats, cutters and equipment. Attendees will be able to interact with the Coast Guard men and women who conduct daily operations...

Coast Guard aids mariner after vessel hits object, sinks off southern Washington coast

Coast Guard aids mariner after vessel hits object, sinks off southern Washington coast
One of two sheens potentially from the 45-foot pleasure yacht Sea Crest is spotted on the water the morning after the vessel sank 9 miles off Leadbetter Point State Park, Wash., July 28, 2017. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Lt. Cmdr. James Gibson. WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews aided a 67-year-old mariner after his yacht collided with an unknown object and sank 9 miles off Leadbetter Point State...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 6 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 6 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Garren carries a Haitian migrant woman in Little Inagua, July 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued six Haitian migrants Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center at 7:15 p.m. and reported the migrants were...