Coast Guard invistigating allision between USS Cod and Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay

Coast Guard invistigating allision between USS Cod and Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher M. YawCLEVELAND — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Cleveland is investigating an allision between the USS COD and the Coast Guard Cutter MORRO BAY. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on June 13, 2021, the USS COD, being towed by the vessel Manitou, allided with the moored USCGC MORRO BAY during the COD’s scheduled movement. The...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard conducts medevac 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Auxiliarist David Lau MANASQUAN INLET, N.J. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from a tugboat approximately 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet on Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received an alert that the individual was suffering from abdominal pain while aboard...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Big Lagoon

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Big Lagoon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer near Big Lagoon, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report at approximately 4 p.m. Friday from a good Samaritan who stated there was a person in the water who appeared to be in distress. Watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a boater Saturday whose vessel capsized after taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain. Rescued was James McGhee, who was transferred to University Medical Center in reportedly fair condition. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a distress call around 2 a.m. from McGhee...

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducts change-of-command ceremony
Coast Guard Eighth District Chief of Staff Capt. John Reed presides of a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Air Station Houston, Texas, June 11, 2021. Cmdr. Matson relieved Capt. Canady as the commanding officer. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause) HOUSTON — Coast Guard Air Station Houston conducted a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Houston. During the ceremony,...

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment

Coast Guard Cutter Stratton returns home following 105-day deployment
Coast Guard Cutter Stratton moored in Kodiak, Alaska, May 15, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Stratton personnel ALAMEDA, Calif. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stratton (WMSL 752) returned to their homeport Friday following a combined 105-day deployment to Alaska and their biannual shipboard training off the coast of San Diego. Stratton’s crew, along with an embarked...

Coast Guard Base Galveston conducts change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Base Galveston conducts change-of-command ceremony
HOUSTON — Coast Guard Base Galveston conducted a change-of-command ceremony Friday in Galveston, Texas. During the ceremony, Cmdr. Eric Cain transferred command of Base Galveston to Cmdr. Chad Brick. Cain served as the commanding officer of Base Galveston since June 2018 and oversaw a 162-member workforce providing mission support services to 28 Coast Guard units and 1,700 service personnel throughout...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 9 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 9 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 74-year-old male from a charter vessel 9 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 8:42 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the crew of the charter vessel Thunderbird stating a mariner was exhibiting...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from a vessel taking on water near Atlantic City

Coast Guard rescues 6 from a vessel taking on water near Atlantic City
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six boaters after their boat began taking on water approximately 34 miles east of Atlantic City, Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received an alert that a 28-foot pleasure craft with six people aboard...