Coast Guard searching for overdue jet skier near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard searching for overdue jet skier near South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Alligator file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue jet skier who was last seen between Port Isabel and South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of an overdue 27-year-old man who was due to return his rented jet ski at 5 p.m. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay, N.J.

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Barnegat Bay, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo BARNEGAT BAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman after two boats allided approximately two miles north of Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, Sunday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report from a Sea Tow employee at 2:58 p.m. that a recreational boat had allided with a second boat that had run aground, causing injuries...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 57 miles offshore Vermilion Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 57 miles offshore Vermilion Bay, Louisiana
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old man approximately 57 miles offshore of Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from an offshore supply vessel stating that a crew member was experiencing symptoms of a heart...

Coast Guard recovers three people after seaplane crash

Coast Guard recovers three people after seaplane crash
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered three people in the water in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, after a seaplane crash, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:56 p.m. that a local fishing charter service, Bourgeois Fishing Charters, had lost communications with one of its seaplanes that...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Watson Island
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beachboatcrew terminated the voyage of a 22-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 after discovering multiple violations. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 22-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard Saturday in the vicinity of Watson Island after discovering multiple...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Uganik Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Uganik Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 56-year-old man from a fishing vessel near Uganik Bay, Alaska, Saturday. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the crewman from fishing vessel Caiti Jo and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak at 7:00 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Shark River, N.J.

Coast Guard rescues missing diver near Shark River, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. SHARK RIVER, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued a missing diver near Shark River Inlet Saturday afternoon after she was reported missing by her dive group. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a distress call via VHF-FM radio Channel 16 at 11:20 a.m. from the captain of the commercial dive...

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District
The Napakiak School fuel storage facility sits 76 feet from the riverbank’s erosion point, along the Kuskokwin River in Alaska, Aug. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has issued an Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) to remove all fuel oils from the Napakiak School fuel storage facility by Aug. 30. The fuel storage facility...

Hawaii welcomes third Sentinel-class Coast Guard cutter

Hawaii welcomes third Sentinel-class Coast Guard cutter
Coast Guard Cutter William Hart file photo by Chief Petty Officer Sherri Eng HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter William Hart (WPC 1134) arrived in Honolulu Harbor Saturday becoming the third 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (FRC) homeported in Hawaii. The FRCs are some of the newest Coast Guard vessels to come on-line, replacing the aging patrol boat fleet currently in use. The FRCs represent the Coast...