Coast Guard halts illegal passenger vessel operation near Sunset Key

Coast Guard halts illegal passenger vessel operation near Sunset Key
The 40-foot pleasure craft, Ocean Motion Too, near Sunset Key, Florida, Sept. 25, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacob Post. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal passenger vessel operator Friday near Sunset Key. A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team conducted a boarding of the 40-foot vessel, Ocean Motion Too,...

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from Bodega Bay cliffside

Coast Guard crew rescues 2 from Bodega Bay cliffside
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescues two men from the side of a cliff in Bodega Bay, California, Sept. 25, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two men who were stranded on the side of a cliff near Bodega Bay Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received notification from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard rescues man 6 miles east of Government Cut

Coast Guard rescues man 6 miles east of Government Cut
A man holds onto the capsized 25-foot pleasure craft, Vita Beata, approximately 12 miles east of Government Cut, Florida, Sept. 25, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sonya Alcocer. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one man from a capsized 25-foot pleasure craft approximately 6 miles east of Government Cut. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a VHF radio distress signal...

Coast Guard welcomes new 5th District commander

Coast Guard welcomes new 5th District commander
Rear Adm. Laura Dickey, incoming 5th District commander, salutes Rear Adm. Keith Smith as she relieves him as district commander during the 5th District’s change-of-command ceremony in Portsmouth, Virginia, Sept. 25, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Rear Adm. Laura Dickey assumed the duties and responsibilities of Coast Guard 5th District...

Coast Guard rescue two mariners from disabled catamaran near Oahu

Coast Guard rescue two mariners from disabled catamaran near Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA3 Luke Clayton HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from their dismasted 20-foot catamaran off Kahuku, Thursday. An Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew was deployed and recovered the mariners, bringing them to Dillingham airfield. There were no reports of injury. “Our crews train regularly...

Coast Guard rescues two hunters on Mount Kelly, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues two hunters on Mount Kelly, Alaska
A Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft forward-looking infrared camera captures an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flying over Mount Kelly, north of Kotzebue, Alaska, Sept. 24, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak) KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two hunters Thursday that were stranded for six days on Mount Kelly, north of Kotzebue, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130...

Coast Guard rescues father and son offshore Destin, Florida

Coast Guard rescues father and son offshore Destin, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a father and son in the water Thursday evening near Destin Harbor, Florida. Rescued was Chris Best, 52, and his 4-year-old son. Both were recovered and returned to shore with no reported injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at...

Guam’s first Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter arrives at Apra Harbor

Guam's first Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter arrives at Apra Harbor
Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard file photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman HONOLULU — The Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) arrived at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Thursday. The crew of the Myrtle Hazard traveled from Key West, Florida to Guam, covering a distance of over 10,000 nautical miles during the two month journey. The new Fast Response...

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche arrives in Japan following an onboard fire

Coast Guard Cutter Waesche arrives in Japan following an onboard fire
Fire teams on board the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche combat a fire onboard the cutter in the Western Pacific Ocean, September 19th 2020. (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Waesche (WMSL 751) arrived at Yokosuka, Japan Tuesday after combatting a shipboard engineering fire on Sept. 20, during a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th...