Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel north of Montauk Point, N.Y.

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel north of Montauk Point, N.Y.
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady NEW YORK — A Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 50-year old man from a fishing boat near Montauk Point, New York, Sunday afternoon. At approximately 4:10 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound command center received notification stating a crewmember aboard fishing boat Blackhawk was experiencing...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan medevac injured man northeast of Biorka Island, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritan medevac injured man northeast of Biorka Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew and a good Samaritan boat crew medevaced a vessel captain after he was injured aboard a fish processing vessel northeast of Biorka Island, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka transported the captain from shore near the vessel to the air station, where they transferred...

Coast Guard Station Washington crew assists boaters in distress

Coast Guard Station Washington crew assists boaters in distress
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo WASHINGTON D.C. — A Coast Guard crew working with the Washington D.C. Fire Department and good Samaritans, rescued nine people from a vessel taking on water on the Anacostia River near the East Potomac Park, Sunday. The watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Washington D.C., received a phone call at 1:39 p.m., from the captain of...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon
A rustic vessel approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew safely embarked the five Cuban adult males, destroyed the vessel as a hazard to navigation. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted five Cuban migrants Friday approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144...

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season
A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer measures lobsters during a vessel examination. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urges the public to stay safe and follow fishing regulations during the spiny lobster season, which occurs July 24-25. Starting Tuesday, FWC...

Maritime Safety and Security Team Honolulu welcomes new commanding officer

Maritime Safety and Security Team Honolulu welcomes new commanding officer
Lt. Cmdr. Leo Danaher (left), commanding officer of Marine Safety Security Team Honolulu, relieved Lt. Cmdr Mathew J. Doyle (right) while Capt. Laura Collins, the Coast Guard Pacific Area Operations Chief, presided during a change of command ceremony at Base Honolulu, July 19, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West/Released) HONOLULU — Lt. Cmdr. Leo Danaher relieved...

Coast Guard rescues woman, dog from bottom of cliff near Ludington, Mich.

Coast Guard rescues woman, dog from bottom of cliff near Ludington, Mich.
A U.S. Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a woman and her dog after she had been stranded on Lake Michigan’s shoreline at the bottom of a sand bluff, near Ludington, Michigan, Friday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon’s MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a woman and her dog after she had been stranded on...

New commanding officer at helm of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry

New commanding officer at helm of Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry
Lt. Eric Johnson (left), the commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry (WPC 1124), relieved Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth Franklin (right) while Capt. Arex Avanni (center), commander, Sector Honolulu, presided at a change of command ceremony at Base Honolulu, July 18, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — Lt. Eric Johnson relieved Lt. Cmdr. Kenneth...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs woman off fishing vessel near Noyes Island, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs woman off fishing vessel near Noyes Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 42-year-old woman off a fishing vessel near Noyes Island, Thursday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka transported her to Sitka where they transferred the woman to waiting emergency medical service personnel, who took her to Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital for further...