Coast Guard medevacs boater near Morehead City, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Morehead City, North Carolina
Coast Guard 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a boater one mile west of Spooner Creek Thursday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center were notified by the owner of a 54-foot vessel that a 15-year-old aboard had fallen and sustained possible injuries when the vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 2 teens near Fort Stevens, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues 2 teens near Fort Stevens, Oregon
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photoSEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two female teenagers Wednesday afternoon near Fort Stevens State Park in Hammond, Oregon. At 5 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Astoria dispatch reporting a 14-year-old and 18-year-old female stranded on rocks in a lagoon. They...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near South Padre Island

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near South Padre Island
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause CORPUS CHRSTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 26-year-old male who was last seen swimming near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Missing is Christian Reddix a 26-year-old African-American male with red hair last seen wearing black shorts and a white tank top. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard medevacs 63-year-old man from fishing boat off San Clemente Island

Coast Guard medevacs 63-year-old man from fishing boat off San Clemente Island
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel GuzmanSAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old man, Wednesday, from a commercial fishing boat approximately 75 miles west of San Diego. Crewmembers aboard the 84-foot fishing boat Searcher, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard assists distressed cargo ship M/V Island Express off San Juan

Coast Guard assists distressed cargo ship M/V Island Express off San Juan
The 412-foot motor vessel Island Express takes on water about 4 miles off San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Air and surface rescue crews at Coast Guard Sector San Juan responded and assisted the distressed M/V Island Express Wednesday afternoon, after the ship started taking on water when it departed the Port of...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. WilliamsHOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted a 77-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 77-foot fishing vessel with three mariners aboard taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Virginia Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Virginia Beach
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 67-year old man who reportedly entered the water near 86th Street in Virginia Beach Monday evening. The Coast Guard joined the multi-agency search Monday evening after notification from the Virginia Beach Fire Department, who reported a family...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for several Florida ports

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for several Florida ports
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard has set port condition Whiskey for several Florida ports including the Port of Key West, the Port of Tampa and the Port of Miami, due to possible sustained gale force winds, greater than 39 mph, arriving within 72 hours. These ports and facilities are currently open to all commercial traffic and all transfer operations may continue while Whiskey remains in effect. Mariners...

Coast Guard rescues 4 kayakers on Cockspur Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 kayakers on Cockspur Island
A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew rescued four kayakers after they became stranded on Cockspur Island, Georgia, July 28, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Tybee Island) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four kayakers, Tuesday, after they became stranded on Cockspur Island, Georgia. At approximately 3:57 p.m., A Coast Guard Station...