Coast Guard rescues overdue boaters 16 miles east of Jacksonville

Coast Guard rescues overdue boaters 16 miles east of Jacksonville
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard crews rescued two overdue boaters Thursday 16 miles east of Jacksonville. The boaters were reported overdue by family after they did not return from a fishing trip. A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules search plane crew located the boaters 16 miles east of Jacksonville at 6:09 p.m....

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Mayport

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Mayport
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Thursday for two boaters who failed to return from a boating trip near Mayport. Dixan Diaz and Jamie Perrea were last at the Mayport boat ramp at 6 a.m. Wednesday where they departed in a 21-foot Sea Fox cuddy cabin. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 5:45 a.m. Thursday...

Coast Guard responds to two vessels beset by ice in St. Marys River

Coast Guard responds to two vessels beset by ice in St. Marys River
Coast Guard Cutter Biscayne Bay file photo SAULT STE. MARIE, Michigan — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Biscayne Bay crew is working to free the motor vessel Walter J. McCarthy from the ice in the up-bound Middle Neebish Channel of the St. Marys River, Thursday. After freeing the Walter J. McCarthy, the Biscayne Bay will then break out the motor vessel Edgar B. Speer from the ice near Sawmill Point in...

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in St. Lawrence Seaway

Coast Guard responds to grounded vessel in St. Lawrence Seaway
BUFFALO, New York — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation are responding to the motor vessel Pacific Huron, loaded with soybean, that ran aground late Wednesday in the Saint Lawrence Seaway near Wellesley Island, New York. The forward portion of the 623-foot motor vessel is aground and their stern anchor is deployed. The vessel is 1,000 feet outside of the channel....

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground near Rockaway Inlet, New York

Coast Guard responds to ferry aground near Rockaway Inlet, New York
Coast Guard Station New York 25-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK – Coast Guard and partner agency crews responded to a ferry aground with 27 people aboard near Rockaway Inlet, New York, Wednesday evening. The Flyer, an 80-foot New York City Ferry became stuck on a sandbar after departing from the Rockaway terminal at 5:15 p.m., en route to Wall Street’s Pier 11 at approximately...

Coast Guard seeks mariner input for Pacific Seacoast study

Coast Guard seeks mariner input for Pacific Seacoast study
HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking input from mariners for a study of navigation requirements in the Pacific Seacoast System. The Waterways Analysis and Management System study will review the short range Aids to Navigation system that covers American waterways from the Canadian border to the Mexican border and around Alaska, Hawaii and all U.S. territories throughout the Pacific. Interested...

Crews expand vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Crews expand vessel salvage operations in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria
Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Timothy Tamargo SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria ESF-10 Puerto Rico response teams continued on-site assessments today in Palmas del Mar, Puerto Chico, Fajardo, Salinas, Mayagüez, and Cabo Rojo to identify and remove boats damaged by Hurricane Maria. Since last update, salvage crews have removed impacted vessels from Puerto Chico...

Coast Guard medevacs man from bulk carrier near Annapolis, Md.

Coast Guard medevacs man from bulk carrier near Annapolis, Md.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old crewmember from the bulk carrier Kang Hong in the Annapolis anchorage Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region command center received a report from the ship stating a crewmember was experiencing...

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children near Sands Key

Coast Guard assists 3 adults, 2 children near Sands Key
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew takes a photo with some boaters they assisted, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Francis Bellocchio MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted three adults and two children Tuesday from a disabled pleasure craft in the vicinity of Sands Key. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Miami received a 911 relay call...