Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port of Jacksonville, Fernandina

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port of Jacksonville, Fernandina
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Whiskey. Please visit Coast Guard Homeport for specific information regarding your port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 8 p.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Jacksonville (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for the Port of Jacksonville and Fernandina due to the earliest Tropical...

First Coast Guard cutter visits Maldives since 2009

First Coast Guard cutter visits Maldives since 2009
A small boat from the Maldivian Coast Guard ship Ghazee transits near U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) during a joint exercise held in the waters east of the Maldives, Sept. 22, 2022. These professional exchanges are designed to share expertise and best practices in completing missions. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier) MALDIVES – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Midgett...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Galveston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for a 65-year-old man who went missing in the water near Galveston, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 1,323 square miles for over 56 combined hours. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a call at about 7 p.m. Thursday from a woman...

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for St. Petersburg

Coast Guard sets Port Condition Whiskey for St. Petersburg
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Whiskey. Please visit Coast Guard Homeport for specific information regarding your port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) for St. Petersburg set port condition Whiskey for the Port of St. Petersburg, due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph...

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port of Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Whiskey for Port of Canaveral
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Whiskey. Please visit Coast Guard Homeport for specific information regarding your port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —Effective 8 a.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Whiskey for the Port of Canaveral due to the earliest Tropical Storm Force Winds arriving within...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Key West sets Port Condition Whiskey

Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Key West sets Port Condition Whiskey
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port sets Port Condition Whiskey. Please visit Coast Guard Homeport for specific information regarding your port. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port for Key West set port condition Whiskey for the Port of Key West due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of 25 mph and gusts up to 40 mph generated...

Sector Sault Ste. Marie to receive Purple Heart for long-lost WWI sailor

Sector Sault Ste. Marie to receive Purple Heart for long-lost WWI sailor
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — On the 104th anniversary of the torpedoing of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Tampa, Sector Sault Ste. Marie will receive a Purple Heart on behalf of the family of one of the ship’s crewmen, local Coast Guard sailor Alfonso J. Busho. Personnel from the sector will gather to mark the event at 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26 in the sector dining facility. A Sault Ste. Marie native,...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Casey Key

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Casey Key
A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew assist two people whose boat was taking on water approximately 14 miles west of Casey Key, Florida September 22, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard assisted two people whose boat was taking on water Thursday, approximately 14 miles west of Casey Key, Florida. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Galveston

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Galveston
A Coast Guard Station Galveston 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew approaches an unmanned, adrift, 19-foot vessel near the entrance to the channel in Galveston, Texas, Sept. 22, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Galveston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 65-year-old man Friday who went missing while boating near Galveston, Texas. Missing is a 5-foot-9, white male last...