Coast Guard medevacs two ailing cruise ship Carnival Pride passengers

Coast Guard medevacs two ailing cruise ship Carnival Pride passengers
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated two ailing passengers aboard a cruise ship approximately 9 miles east of Virginia Beach this morning. The captain aboard the cruise ship Carnival Pride contacted watchstanders at the Coast...

ATC cables capped, sealed in Straights of Mackinac, response continues

ATC cables capped, sealed in Straights of Mackinac, response continues
A permanent cap is soldered and affixed to a severed American Transmission Company cable April 26, 2018 in the Straits of Mackinac.  (Photo courtesy of the American Transmission Company) MACKINAW CITY, Mich., — All of the affected utility cables owned by American Transmission Company have been soldered, capped, sealed and laid on the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac in its original position. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard hosts Narragansett Bay Task Force training in Rhode Island

Coast Guard hosts Narragansett Bay Task Force training in Rhode Island
Members from the Narragansett Bay Task Force receive a tour of Station Point Judith’s 29-foot response boat small Thursday, April 19, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Point Judith hosted a National Association of State Boating Law and Administration boat crewman course April 23-27, in Narragansett, Rhode Island, for marine...

Coast Guard, Navy complete joint OMSI patrol in Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard, Navy complete joint OMSI patrol in Pacific Ocean
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 28, 2018) Members from U.S. Coast Guard and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) visit, board, search and seizure team board a foreign-flagged fishing vessel during an Oceania Maritime Security Initiative (OMSI) boarding mission. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jasen Morenogarcia/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard repatriated 12 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic navy vessel in Dominican waters April 29, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 12 Dominican nationals Sunday to the Dominican Republic following the interdiction of a migrant vessel in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico. “The quick response and coordination between the Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man 35 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs man 35 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak file photo PHILADELPHIA — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 36-year-old man suffering from a possible stroke aboard a fishing vessel approximately 35 miles east of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, Sunday evening. The captain aboard the fishing vessel contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia at about 5:45 p.m. to request a medical evacuation. An...

Coast Guard rescues 1 from water near Gwynn Island, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 1 from water near Gwynn Island, Va.
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a man from the water approximately a half-mile north of Gwynn Island, Virginia, Sunday afternoon. A resident of the island contacted Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth at 2:45 p.m. and reported an overturned catamaran with one visible person in the water. A 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard assists boaters stranded on island in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard assists boaters stranded on island in Chesapeake Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey, arrives to assist two boaters stranded on Adam Island in the Chesapeake Bay, April 29, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kensuke Caldwell) BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard aircrew safely recovered two men stranded on Adam Island in the Chesapeake Bay this morning. The men intentionally ran...

Coast Guard assists father and daughter aboard tugboat taking on water

Coast Guard assists father and daughter aboard tugboat taking on water
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew assisted a man and child whose boat ran aground and was taking on water near the mouth of the York River Sunday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads Command Center in Portsmouth were notified by the man’s wife at 11:05 p.m. Saturday evening that her husband and 10-year-old daughter...