Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers stranded by weather near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers stranded by weather near Rockport, Texas
Two members from a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew pose with two kayakers who were assisted after they became stranded due to weather on Grass Island near Rockport, Texas, Nov. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi). CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two kayakers after they became stranded due to weather on...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana. Missing is Mark Matherne from Slidell. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday of a sunken vessel approximately six nautical miles southwest of Empire,...

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification Sunday at 3:53 p.m., from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reporting a potential overdue 23-foot Blue Proline vessel with three people aboard....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after he intentionally ran his boat aground on Strait Island near Port Protection, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the man and hoisted him from the island’s rocky shoreline, then brought him to Sitka, uninjured. Coast Guard watchstanders in the Sector Juneau...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized near Shelter Island near Juneau, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the uninjured man from Shelter Island and brought him to Juneau. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center received a cell phone call from the man at about 10:54 a.m., stating his 12-foot Zodiac...

Coast Guard to name new cutters after FDNY, NYPD, USCG Reserve 9/11 heroes

Coast Guard to name new cutters after FDNY, NYPD, USCG Reserve 9/11 heroes
NEW YORK — The Coast Guard is scheduled to announce Nov. 12, that two of its new Sentinel Class Fast Response Cutters (FRCs) will be named in honor of Coast Guard heroes who also served in the New York City Police Department and New York City Fire Department respectively, and lost their lives responding on 9/11. Adm. Karl Schultz, Coast Guard Commandant, is scheduled to announce that the new cutters...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for one person aboard an overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard crews spent over 29 hours onscene and searched more than 1,560 square-nautical miles over the course of three days but were unable to locate the man. “Our condolences go out to the family,” said Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Plummer, the search and rescue mission...