Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Pride off NC

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Carnival Pride off NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from the cruise ship Carnival Pride approximately 50 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Monday. Crewmembers on the Carnival Pride contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center and notified them that the 40-year-old woman was having abdominal pains and...

Coast Guard rescues 31 from disabled boat 9 miles north of Bimini

Coast Guard rescues 31 from disabled boat 9 miles north of Bimini
A Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber smallboat crew approaches the pleasure craft, Summer Art Jan. 20, 2019 approxim (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued 31 Haitians from the disabled pleasure craft, Summer Art, Sunday approximately 9 miles north of Bimini, Bahamas. At approximately 5 a.m., Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a disabled vessel with 31 people...

Coast Guard rescues stranded man from island near Barley Point Island

Coast Guard rescues stranded man from island near Barley Point Island
29-foot Respoonse Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews rescued a distressed individual stuck on an unnamed island west of Barley Island, Monday morning. At approximately 9:40 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook received notification from Rumson Police Department of a 21 year-old-man stuck on an island west of Barley Island...

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf and crew depart for Western Pacific patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf and crew depart for Western Pacific patrol
Cutter Bertholf departing for a patrol in the Western Pacific Ocean. On a gray and foggy morning, tears intermingled with rain as family members braved the elements to say goodbye to the 170 crewmembers of Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf (WMSL-750), a 418-foot national security cutter, which departed Alameda, California, Sunday for a patrol in the Western Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Coast Guard has an enduring...

Coast Guard rescues 3 hunters, dog near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 hunters, dog near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three hunters and their dog after their vessel overturned near Freeport, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the wife of one of the stranded men reporting that her husband and two others had fallen overboard near Bastrop Bayou. The men...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Atlantic Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Atlantic Beach, NC
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard pulled a man from the water after his kayak capsized and sank about a half-mile southeast of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, Saturday morning. Carteret County Police dispatchers contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina this morning and notified them that the two kayakers were requesting assistance...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Corpus Christi
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers near Corpus Christi, Texas, Saturday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call over Channel 16 from two kayakers near Baffin Bay, reporting that they were forced to beach their kayaks due to high winds and rough seas. A...

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local authorities responded to a vessel taking on water on the lower Mississippi River near Pilottown, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office at 4:55 a.m. of a 20-foot white center console with two people and a dog aboard grounded on the riverbank after taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard’s only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica

Coast Guard's only heavy icebreaker arrives at Antarctica
The Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star breaks ice in McMurdo Sound in support of Operation Deep Freeze.  U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen. ALAMEDA, Calif. – The 150 crewmembers of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived Thursday in Antarctica along with a resupply vessel during Operation Deep Freeze – a joint military service mission to resupply U.S. interests in...