Coast Guard, Hawaii County hold successful search and rescue exercise off Hilo

Coast Guard, Hawaii County hold successful search and rescue exercise off Hilo
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Hawaii County Fire Department, and Hawaii County Police Department conducted a successful joint Search and Rescue Exercise off Hilo, Hawaii, Tuesday, and Wednesday. The SAREX took place over two days with a meeting between agency leaders to discuss planning and review of each other’s capabilities...

Coast Guard rescues two people near Benjamin Franklin Bridge, PA

Coast Guard rescues two people near Benjamin Franklin Bridge, PA
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast Guard Station Philadelphia. US Coast Guard File Photo. PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two men after their personal watercraft overturned near the Benjamin Franklin Bridge Friday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a call from a Good Samaritan at approximately 11:30 a.m. who reported two persons in the water clinging...

Coast Guard conducts double medevac from cruise ship southeast of Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard conducts double medevac from cruise ship southeast of Wilmington, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, medevaced two passengers off of a cruise ship approximately 160 miles southeast of Wilmington, Friday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District headquarters in Portsmouth were contacted by the crew of the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas late...

Coast Guard law enforcement team assists woman, investigates fisherman for BUI off of Oregon Coast

Coast Guard law enforcement team assists woman, investigates fisherman for BUI off of Oregon Coast
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard law enforcement team assisted an injured woman and are investigating the circumstances surrounding a commercial fisherman allegedly boating under the influence 12 miles off the Oregon Coast, Friday morning. A boat crew and law enforcement team aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up
A Coast Guard Auxiliary member passes out boating safety information to a boater preparing to launch his personal fishing vessel at the boat launch in the Port of Chinook, Wash., Aug 17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are conducting routine patrols on the Columbia River as the Buoy 10 salmon season...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from capsizing vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from capsizing vessel
A Coast Guard Cutter William Flores small boat crew rescues four people from a 25-foot Grady White pleasure craft taking on water Friday, Aug. 16 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter William Flores MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel taking on water Friday 34 miles east of Lake Worth. Watchstanders aboard Coast Guard Cutter William Flores (WPC-1103) received...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Cordova, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship near Cordova, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a head injury from a cruise ship southeast of Cordova, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 68-year-old woman at approximately 10 p.m. and transferred her to an awaiting LifeMed aircraft crew in Cordova. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 1, continues search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 1, continues search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman and continues the search for another near Port O’Connor, Texas, Friday morning. Missing is a 22-year-old man, last seen wearing a red and yellow checkered plaid shirt with tan shorts and olive green waders, near Grass Island. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders...

Coast Guard, local responders rescue swimmers near Quillayute River inlet

Coast Guard, local responders rescue swimmers near Quillayute River inlet
Coast Guard crewmembers aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Quillayute River prepare to rescue a swimmer sitting on rocks near James Island, Aug. 16, 2018. U.S Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Louis Keating. La Push, Wash. — Coast Guard crews and La Push Police rescued two men, in their mid-to-late twenties, who were attempting to swim across the Quillayute River inlet near James...