Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Port of Savannah

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Port of Savannah
USCG file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a man who went missing after he fell while transiting the gangway to the motor vessel Maersk Tukang in the Port of Savannah. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received the initial notification from the Georgia Port Authority at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday, stating a man had fallen into the water...

Beach cleanup operation extends from upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City

Beach cleanup operation extends from upper Delaware Bay to Ocean City
Members of a contracted oil spill response organization cleans oily debris from Rehoboth Beach in Delaware as part of the Broadkill 2020 oil spill response, Oct. 26, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Isaac Cross.) MILFORD, Del. — The Maryland Department of the Environment has joined the U.S. Coast Guard and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from 60-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from 60-day patrol
The Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 51-year-old cutter homeported in Astoria, Oregon, returns to homeport Tuesday, October 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer First Class Cynthia Oldham) ASTORIA, Ore. – The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC-630) returned to their home port Tuesday following a 60-day living marine resources patrol that began in late August. The cutter and crew...

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man near Raccoon Cay

Coast Guard medevacs 34-year-old man near Raccoon Cay
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter deployed in support of Operations Bahamas, Turks and Caicos (OPBAT) hoists a fishing vessel, Chin, crew member near Raccoon Island, Oct. 27, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 34-year-old man from the fishing vessel, Chin, near Raccoon Cay, Bahamas, Monday. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter deployed in support of Operations Bahamas,...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near St. Catherines Sound

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near St. Catherines Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard and Georgia Department of Natural Resources rescued two people from a sailing vessel taking on water two miles offshore of St. Catherines Sound, Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted a woman from the sailing vessel Garden of Eden and Georgia Department of Natural Resources...

Coast Guard oversees clean-up of sunken vessel in Hawaii Kai

Coast Guard oversees clean-up of sunken vessel in Hawaii Kai
Coast Guard pollution response teams working with the State of Hawaii and responsible party in the removal of a recreational vessel that sank in Honolulu, Oct. 26, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard curtesy photo) HONOLULU — A Coast Guard pollution response team is working with the State of Hawaii and responsible party in the removal of a recreational vessel that sank in Hawaii Kai Saturday night. “The...

Coast Guard informs public of cold weather precautions

Coast Guard informs public of cold weather precautions
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is reminding mariners and outdoors enthusiasts of the dangers presented by cold weather as temperatures drop in the Great Lakes region. Cold air and freezing water temperatures significantly decrease survival time for persons immersed in the water or exposed to the elements. Units throughout the Coast Guard Ninth District, which covers the Great Lakes region, conduct hundreds...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man in Port of Savannah

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man in Port of Savannah
Coast Guard Station Tybee 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard in the Port of Savannah, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday from Georgia Port Authority stating a 70-year-old man fell off...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hole in the Wall Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hole in the Wall Glacier, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka, Alaska, share a moment at the Juneau Airport with three boaters they rescued about an hour earlier, Oct. 25, 2020, near Hole in the Wall Glacier.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Sitka) KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three jet boaters Sunday whose boats had become stuck in ice, approximately five miles northeast...