Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue paddleboarder off Maui

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue paddleboarder off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew successfully rescued a man who was beset by weather one mile off Ukumehame Beach Park, Tuesday. “Our crews are constantly training to respond effectively in situations such as this,” said Lt. Jg. Seth...

Coast Guard seeks input for Les Cheneaux Islands AtonN system

Coast Guard seeks input for Les Cheneaux Islands AtonN system
SAULT SAINTE MARIE, Mich. – Coast Guard Sector Sault Sainte Marie is seeking input for a Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) study of the Les Cheneaux Islands. The WAMS study will review the short range Aids to Navigation system that covers the waters surrounding the Les Cheneaux Islands, including: Cedarville East Channel, Les Cheneaux Islands Middle Entrance, Les Cheneaux Islands...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue crew of dismasted sailing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue crew of dismasted sailing vessel
A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules observes the crew of the commercial vessel Kalamazoo as they rescue the crew of the dismasted 42-foot sailing vessel Coco Haz III about 656 miles off Hawaii Dec. 29, 2019. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard two commercial vessels located and rescued the crew of the 42-foot white dismasted sailing vessel Coco Haz III 656 miles west southwest of...

Coast Guard ends search for two overdue boaters off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for two overdue boaters off Puerto Rico
FAJARDO, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard ended the search for two overdue boaters Monday following their rescue from Culebrita Island, Puerto Rico. Samuel Osorio, 28, and another man in his 30’s, were reported by the wife of Osorio to be safe after they were rescued by their friends and safely returned to the nearby municipality of Culebra Island Monday morning. The men were reported overdue...

Coast Guard boards illegal charter in Longboat Pass

Coast Guard boards illegal charter in Longboat Pass
SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard boarded a 21-foot uninspected passenger vessel with seven passengers aboard Sunday in Longboat Pass, Florida. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 29-foot Response Boat-Small law enforcement boatcrew discovered the vessel was operating a commercial passenger service, and was not in compliance with regulations governing passenger vessels. Uninspected passenger vessels...

Coast Guard responds to deadly New York harbor pilot accident

Coast Guard responds to deadly New York harbor pilot accident
SANDY HOOK, N.Y. – The Coast Guard responded with units from the New York Fire Department and New York Police Department Harbor Police to an incident where a Sandy Hook Harbor pilot fell while boarding the merchant vessel Maersk Kensington at 4:30 this morning. The pilot, who was transported to a hospital on Staten Island by a Sandy Hook pilot vessel, eventually succumbed to injuries received in...

Coast Guard, good samaritan rescue 3 duck hunters near Milltown, Wash.

Coast Guard, good samaritan rescue 3 duck hunters near Milltown, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo MILLTOWN, Wash. — The Coast Guard and a good samaritan rescued three duck hunters after their vessel capsized Sunday near the Skagit River entrance. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received an initial request for assistance from the Skagit County Sheriff Department as deputies were attempting to rescue the two men...

Coast Guard searching for 2 overdue boaters off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for 2 overdue boaters off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico. — The Coast Guard along with Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) are searching for two overdue boaters Monday in the vicinity of Culebra Island and Culebrita Island, Puerto Rico. Overdue are Samuel Osorio, 28, and another man in his 30’s, who...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off coast of New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off coast of New Jersey
A U.S. Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Atlantic City medevacs a man from the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas Dec. 28, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Joshua Mitcheltree) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship approximately 17 miles off the coast of Little Egg Inlet, Saturday night. The captain of the cruise ship Anthem...