Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou
The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge in Rattle Snake Bayou, southwest of Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 9, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to an oil discharge near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the National Response Center that a crude oil well in Rattle Snake Bayou,...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 83-year-old man from a fishing vessel 70 nautical miles off the coast of Los Angeles Saturday. At approximately 9:00 a.m., the captain of a chartered fishing vessel requested assistance from the Coast Guard for an 83-year-old man aboard the vessel who...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat capsized near Grand Bay, Mississippi, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Pascagoula received a report from Jackson County dispatchers that there were two people in the water in Grand Bay. Station Pascagoula watchstanders relayed the report to Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Saturday near Jekyll Island, Georgia, after they were unable to make it back to shore. Rescued was Lana Patrick, 38. At 12:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call from a 38-year-old woman stating she was kayaking,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Saturday after their boat capsized and sank in Jericho Creek. At 11:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from Charleston County Dispatch stating a skiff capsized with three people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, approaches the adrift fishing vessel Ocean Pearl about 16 miles southeast of Cape May, Dec. 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brent Tilley/Released) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a life raft after a commercial fishing vessel caught fire about 16 miles southeast of...

Coast Guard monitoring salvage of partially-sunken vessel in Manasquan Inlet, NJ

Coast Guard monitoring salvage of partially-sunken vessel in Manasquan Inlet, NJ
The commercial fishing vessel Miss Kathleen sits aground and partially-sunken near Dog Beach in Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, Dec. 8, 2018.(U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Manasquan Inlet) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is monitoring the salvage of a partially-sunken commercial fishing vessel in Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey, Saturday morning. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware...

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol
Fijian navy Sub-Lt. Opeti Enesi, a navigation officer, and an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew fly over the Fijian islands, Dec. 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) SUVA, Fiji — A Fijian navy shiprider flew with a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew on patrol over the Fijian Islands, Saturday. “What we were tasked...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 35 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man approximately 30 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the sailing vessel Tenacious stating a mariner aboard the vessel was exhibiting signs of a heart attack and in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders...