Coast Guard searching for owner of an adrift kayak south of Everglade City

Coast Guard searching for owner of an adrift kayak south of Everglade City
Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an unmanned and adrift kayak near Everglades City at approximately 5 pm. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned and adrift kayak Friday, south of Everglade City. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report from an Everglades Park Ranger of an unmanned and adrift kayak...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from sinking vessel near Cape Fear

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from sinking vessel near Cape Fear
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three mariners after their vessel began to take on water approximately 46 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center received an alert from an unregistered emergency positioning indicating...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 2 men near Lake Worth Inlet
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two men Thursday, after their vessel capsized near Lake Worth Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a notification of an 18-foot vessel with two people aboard taking on water who launched three red flares one mile east of Lake Worth Inlet at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 2 dogs from stranded boat near Concord

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 2 dogs from stranded boat near Concord
Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and two dogs Wednesday afternoon from a boat that was stranded near Concord. The vessel owner contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 10:45 a.m. stating they had run aground and were stranded near Seal Islands. Watchstanders launched...

Coast Guard Meritorious Advancement in Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard Meritorious Advancement in Ketchikan, Alaska
Petty Officer 2nd Class Alta Jones, a boatswains mate, is meritoriously advanced to Petty Officer 1st Class during a ceremony at Coast Guard Station Ketchikan, Alaska, Nov. 25, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Jessica Fontenette KETCHIKAN, Alaska – The Coast Guard meritoriously advanced a boatswains mate during a ceremony at Coast Guard Station Ketchikan Wednesday. Rear Adm. Matthew T. Bell, Jr.,...

Coast Guard completes 30 day test of unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii

Coast Guard completes 30 day test of unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii
A Coast Guard prototype unmanned surface vehicle performs a test off Oahu, Hawaii, Oct. 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard completed a 30 day demonstration and evaluation of unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) off Oahu, early November. The focus of the test was to explore how current and emerging technologies might...

Coast Guard medevacs man 70 miles northwest of Saint Paul Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 70 miles northwest of Saint Paul Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists a 43-year-old man 170 miles northwest of Saint Paul Island, Alaska, Nov. 24, 2020. The man was transported to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Saint Paul Island for further transport to Anchorage. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin HOUSTON, Texas — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued 5 people Tuesday after their fishing vessel began taking on water and sinking approximately 180 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas. Coast Guard 8th District command center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 10:12 p.m. registered...

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.
The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted approximately 23 miles east of Hobucken, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Jonathan Negron) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted off the island where they were hunting, Tuesday morning.. Watchstanders...