Coast Guard medevacs 2 after boat collision northwest of Dry Tortugas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 after boat collision northwest of Dry Tortugas
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers from the fishing vessel, Miss Amy J, after the boat collided with another fishing vessel approximately 35 miles northwest of Dry Tortugas, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crew arrived on scene and determined...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near LaFitte, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near LaFitte, Louisiana
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water near LaFitte, Louisiana, Monday. A 24-foot Special Purpose Craft—Shallow Water boatcrew from Coast Guard Station New Orleans recovered a body matching the description of Kevin Lege, who had been reported overdue early Monday morning. “We extend our sincere condolences...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Lummus Park

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Lummus Park
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boat crew terminated the voyage of a 21-foot vessel at Lummus Park after they discovered that the vessel was operating illegally Sunday, October 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 21-foot pleasure craft with eight people aboard Sunday at Lummus Park after discovering multiple violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami...

Coast Guard experiencing VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard experiencing VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau personnel are experiencing multiple VHF-FM radio outages throughout Southeast Alaska and may not be able to hear or respond to distress calls on channel 16. Currently, waterways affected by Coast Guard VHF-FM radio site outages include the Gulf of Alaska between Yakutat and Sitka, Cross Sound, Peril Strait, Hoonah Sound, Southern Chatham Strait, Sumner Strait,...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near LaFitte, Louisiana
The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, October 14, 2019.  (U.S Coast Guard courtsey photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water in The Pen in LaFitte, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 1:20 a.m. of an overdue vessel with one person aboard who was...

Coast Guard medevacs man 1 mile east of Jekyll Island

Coast Guard medevacs man 1 mile east of Jekyll Island
Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony L. Soto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man Tuesday from a fishing vessel 1 mile east of Jekyll Island, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Brunswick 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the man to Morningstar Marina where EMS was waiting. At 11:12 a.m., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations in Miami
The Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew takes a photograph Saturday, October 13, 2019, after terminating the voyage of a 42-foot meridian pleasure craft with 14 passengers aboard near Mulroy Channel.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continued its crackdown on illegal charter vessels this weekend. On Saturday, the Coast Guard terminated the voyage of...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized eight miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a Mayday call via VH-FM radio from a member of a capsized vessel with four mariners aboard....

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel in the vicinity of Dania Beach
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew terminated the voyage of a 26-foot pleasure craft with seven passengers aboard in the vicinity of Dania Beach where the operator was boating under the influence, Saturday. A Station Fort Lauderdale crew arrived...