Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Nash Island, Maine
US Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen off Nash Island, Maine, Thursday, after their lobster boat became disabled when a swell pushed the vessel onto a rock causing them to swim to shore. At 5:40 p.m., a concerned neighbor called watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Jonesport reporting that his neighbors went fishing at 11 a.m. in a 21-foot...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns from Caribbean patrol, hurricane response

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew returns from Caribbean patrol, hurricane response
A Coast Guard Cutter Valiant crew member offloads a bale of cocaine at Station Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 27, 2017.  Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returned home to Naval Station Mayport Friday after completing a multi-mission patrol, including responding to Hurricanes Irma and Maria. During their two-month deployment,...

Training Center Cape May Hosts Recruit Training Board of Advisors

Training Center Cape May Hosts Recruit Training Board of Advisors
The Board of Adviors pose for a photograph in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer’s mast at the Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, N.J., Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 2nd Class Richard Brahm. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard Recruit Training Board of Advisors is holding their quarterly meeting at Coast Guard Training Center Cape May, Wednesday...

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard relief efforts underway in Ponce, Puerto Rico
PONCE, PUERTO RICO — The Coast Guard continues to work with local agencies to provide relief after the destruction of Hurricane Maria. The Coast Guard, through the transfer of supplies such as food and water and the inspection of port facilities, has been actively involved in the Hurricane Maria relief effort. For imagery and video of the Hurricane Maria response, please visit our Flicker page. ...

Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Port Condition updates for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
The Coast Guard Cutter James serves as a command and control platform in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 26, 2017.  (Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN — The following is a port condition update for the ports in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. San Juan Harbor, Puerto Rico – Open Guayanilla, Puerto Rico – Open Tallaboa, Puerto Rico – Open var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({...

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter Elm restores Buoys in San Juan after Hurricane Maria

Photos: Coast Guard Cutter Elm restores Buoys in San Juan after Hurricane Maria
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Elm is currently restoring aids to navigation buoys throughout waterways near San Juan after Hurricane Maria. The Elm, a 225-foot buoy tender homeported in Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, has assisted in restoring 72 percent of critical aids to navigation after Maria. For imagery and video of the Hurricane Maria response, please visit...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Corpus Christi updates port conditions

Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Corpus Christi updates port conditions
Coast Guard and partner agencies assess the Port of Corpus Christi near Port Aransas, Texas, Wednesday Aug 30, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard Captain of the Port of Corpus Christi continues to open waterways and lift restrictions within the COTP zone, Wednesday. As of 5:00 p.m. the following ports and waterways are open: The Port of Brownsville is open with...

Coast Guard, local agencies save person in water off Narragansett, Rhode Island

Coast Guard, local agencies save person in water off Narragansett, Rhode Island
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard and Narragansett Bay Task Force rescued a 39-year-old woman Wednesday after she fell off the rocks and into the water near the Coast Guard House in Narragansett, Rhode Island. An officer from Narragansett police called watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Castle Hill reporting the woman in the water....

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Huntington Beach airshow

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Huntington Beach airshow
An illustration of the safety zone enforced by the Coast Guard Los Angeles-Long Beach Captain of the Port for the scheduled Sept. 28 – October 1, 2017 Huntington Beach air show. The Captain of the Port establishes safety zones during high-profile events to minimize hazards. U.S. Coast Guard illustration. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — For the safety of the air show spectators, a temporary safety zone...