Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two mariners from their disabled vessel after they ran aground in Yaquina Bay, Sunday afternoon. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely hoisted and transported the individuals to the Air Facility. At approximately 4 p.m., the individuals aboard the 14-foot recreational...

Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 42 miles off Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs sick fisherman 42 miles off Nantucket
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod helicopter crew medevaced a sick 54-year-old man from the 87-foot fishing boat Generation Sunday night 42 miles off Nantucket. The captain of the Generation contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 5:20 p.m. and requested assistance for his sick crew member. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs man from Lake Borgne, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 7 a.m. of a 52-year-old man aboard a fishing vessel in Lake Borgne who was going in and out of consciousness. Sector watchstanders diverted an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Sunday. “Coast Guard crews from multiple units diligently searched 167 square-nautical miles for approximately 22 hours but, unfortunately, were unable to locate the individual,” said Cmdr. Michael Wolfe, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cuban migrants
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111) crew repatriated 36 Cuban migrants Sunday to Cabañas, Cuba. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a possible migrant vessel heading northbound approximately 23 miles north of Havana, Cuba. Watchstanders diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108) crew and launched...

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 57-year-old man suffering chest pains aboard a 48-foot sailing vessel approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth received Personal Locater Beacon and Emergency Position Indicating...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Fort Jackson, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:41 a.m. of a vessel with three people aboard taking on water near mile marker 20 on the Mississippi River. The vessel sank and two of the three people...

Coast Guard trains first responders for first LNG entering Port of Corpus Christi

Coast Guard trains first responders for first LNG entering Port of Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi’s prevention department coordinated three days of instruction to help prepare maritime first responders for the Port of Corpus Christi’s first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) cargoes. Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi personnel worked with Cheniere Energy, the Coast Guard’s Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise (LGC...

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 86 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Thetis (WMEC-910) crew repatriated 86 Haitian migrants Saturday to Cap-Haïtien, Haiti. While on routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, located a 40-foot overloaded sail freighter 26 nautical miles north of Punta Maisi, Cuba. The Coast Guard Cutter...