Coast Guard rescues 2 people 31 miles off Homosassa Springs, FL

Coast Guard rescues 2 people 31 miles off Homosassa Springs, FL
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater air crew rescued two people aboard a disabled 42-foot sailing vessel 31 miles off Homosassa Springs, Florida Sunday. The MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew safely returned the two men to Air Station Clearwater in good health. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a registered 406MHz Personal...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard medevaced an injured boater Saturday near Pensacola Bay, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Pensacola received a call at approximately 2 p.m. from a 911 operator relaying a man had been struck by a propeller near Pensacola Bay, Florida. Watchstanders coordinated with local emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Gulfport, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners near Gulfport, Mississippi
Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Petty Officer Thomas Blue NEW ORLEANS–The Coast Guard rescued two mariners after their vessel started taking on water Saturday near Gulfport, Mississippi. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a report from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources at approximately 11 p.m of a vessel taking on water near...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking vessel Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking vessel Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew boat crew rescues four people from a 19-foot vessel taking on water in Tampa Bay Oct. 17, 2021. The  four people were transferred to the Ft. DeSoto boat ramp where one person was sent with EMS for medical concerns. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued four people...

Coast Guard issues “party in interest” designation in pipeline investigation

Coast Guard issues "party in interest" designation in pipeline investigation
Alameda, CA – U.S. Coast Guard and National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) marine casualty investigators boarded the container ship MSC DANIT, Saturday, in the Port of Long Beach. Prior to the visit, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Braden Rostad, Chief of Investigations, Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach determined that the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) DANIT was involved in a January...

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell

Coast Guard commissions fast response cutter Emlen Tunnell
The crew of the USCGC Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145) renders a hand salute during the commissioning of the Tunnell in Philadelphia on Oct. 15, 2021. The Tunnell is the Coast Guard’s 45th Sentinel-class fast response cutter. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno/Released.) PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Coast Guard commissioned the Coast Guard Cutter Emlen Tunnell (WPC 1145), Coast...

Revenue Cutter Bear located, ending decades-long mystery

Revenue Cutter Bear located, ending decades-long mystery
U.S. Revenue Cutter Bear in the Arctic. (USCG photo) For nearly two decades, a team of researchers from NOAA, U.S. Coast Guard and partnering academic institutions had been on a complex quest to solve the mystery of the storied U.S. Revenue Cutter (USRC) Bear’s final resting place. Today at a press event in Boston, Rear Adm. Nancy Hann, on behalf of NOAA and the U.S. Coast Guard, announced that the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Oahu

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Oahu
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing swimmer off Oahu who was last seen Monday. The 24 year-old swimmer remains missing. “Since Monday our crews have worked closely with Ocean Safety, the Honolulu Fire Department and the Navy covering...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan crew rescue 3 near Cape Flattery, WA

Coast Guard, good Samaritan crew rescue 3 near Cape Flattery, WA
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel crew rescued three people aboard a 48-foot fishing vessel taking on water Friday one mile north of Tatoosh Island near Cape Flattery. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a report at 1:15 a.m. Friday that the 48-foot commercial...