Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel in Neka Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel in Neka Bay
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick crew members rescue fishing vessel Reluctant that ran aground south of Hoonah in Neka Bay, Alaska, Sept. 22, 2020. The McCormick crew towed the Reluctant to Hoonah. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter John McCormick) KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued two people, Tuesday from a grounded fishing vessel in Neka Bay, south of Hoonah. Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick...

Coast Guard concludes public hearing for Golden Ray capsizing incident

Coast Guard concludes public hearing for Golden Ray capsizing incident
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The U.S. Coast Guard, National Transportation Safety Board, Republic of the Marshall Islands Maritime Administrator and the Korean Maritime Safety Tribunal concluded the formal public hearing proceedings Tuesday. The joint investigation board reviewed and considered evidence related to the capsizing of the motor vessel Golden Ray, which occurred on Sept. 8, 2019. The hearing was...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 75 miles off WA coast

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 75 miles off WA coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man Monday morning experiencing severe leg pain aboard a fishing vessel 75 miles off the Washington coast. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center received a call from an off-duty Coast Guard officer aboard the vessel at 8:40 a.m., stating a 59-year-old male aboard was...

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home to Port Angeles

Coast Guard Cutter Active returns home to Port Angeles
Coast Guard Cutter Active file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier SEATTLE — Coast Guard Cutter Active and its crew returned to their home port in Port Angeles, Saturday after a 56-day deployment off the Pacific Northwest Coast. Despite the challenges presented by Covid-19, the crew of the Active continues to operate, executing all statutory missions. Throughout the patrol, the crew...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel near Delta Cut, Tampa

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel near Delta Cut, Tampa
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized 20-foot vessel half a mile east off Delta Cut, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat—Medium arrived on scene and embarked the seven people in distress and safely transferred the survivors to Port Manatee...

Coast Guard assists divers over weekend off Florida Keys

Coast Guard assists divers over weekend off Florida Keys
Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — Coast Guard assisted two divers Sunday after they became unresponsive in the water off the Florida Keys and needed emergency medical services to go to the hospital. Sector Key West watchstanders were alerted by the dive boat operator of the Sea Star at approximately 10:30 a.m. that a 21 year-old...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 36 of 38 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) cutter boat on scene with an illegal migrant vessel in waters south of Mona Island, Puerto Rico Sept. 17, 2020.  During the interdiction, the Winslow Griesser crew also seized seven kilograms of cocaine, which are estimated to have wholesale value of more than $154,000 dollars. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Lake Borgne

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Lake Borgne
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a commercial fishing vessel Sunday near Lake Borgne. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report of two people aboard the disabled 48-foot shrimp boat Sau Nguyen taking on water due to inclement weather. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard prepares for storm, coastal flooding along Texas coast

Coast Guard prepares for storm, coastal flooding along Texas coast
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is advising mariners and the public to use caution and be prepared for dangerous winds and coastal flash flooding as Tropical Storm Beta approaches the Texas coast Sunday. The storm is expected to create very dangerous conditions along much of the Texas coast as it brings high tides, high seas, heavy rains, and potential sustained winds near 60 mph. Beachgoers are asked...