Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 100 miles off Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 100 miles off Cape Hatteras, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old Canadian man from a cruise ship 100 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, initially received the report via phone call from personnel aboard the cruise ship Anthem...

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago
Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay crewmembers gather to honor and remember the crew of CG-6549, June 7, 2019, who were lost on June 8, 1997 in an effort to rescue mariners in distress approximately 60 miles West of Cape Mendocino, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard honored the sacrifice of four crewmembers lost at sea in 1997 off the coast of Cape Mendocino,...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 2 miles east of Little River Inlet

Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old diver Friday 2 miles east of Little River Inlet. At 10:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of an unresponsive female aboard the dive boat Safari IV. The diver regained consciousness and was experiencing signs of decompression sickness. A Coast...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll HOUSTON —The Coast Guard has ended the search for a missing swimmer at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas, Tuesday morning. At approximately 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a 17-year-old boy was reported missing after not making it...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the Mississippi River in St. James Parish, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8:22 p.m. Wednesday of a missing man from the towing vessel St. Genevieve who was last seen on the vessel between mile marker 161 and 162 on the...

Coast Guard releases results of investigation into the death of Cutter Hickory crewmember

Coast Guard releases results of investigation into the death of Cutter Hickory crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter Hickory file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The U.S. Coast Guard released the results of the Major Incident Investigation Tuesday, into the Jan. 31 crane accident in the Coast Guard buoy yard in Homer, which resulted in the death of Chief Warrant Officer Michael Kozloski. The investigation found improper operation of the shoreside crane was the direct cause of the mishap. The investigation...

Coast Guard host workshop to discuss safe operation of commercial passenger vessels

Coast Guard host workshop to discuss  safe operation of commercial passenger vessels
CHICAGO — Representatives from Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Chicago and the Chicago Harbor Safety Committee co-hosted a workshop for mariners and the boating public interested in learning how to comply with federal regulations when renting a boat, bringing paying passengers aboard, or when operating as a chartered boat, Saturday. The workshop coincided with the start of National Safe Boating Week,...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from vessel near South Padre Island, Texas
A Sector/ Air Station Corpus Christi aircrew transfers a crewmember of a motor vessel to emergency medical services personnel at Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas May 16, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from a vessel 35 miles northeast of South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard, FEMA, Cal OES meet to discuss emergency response in San Francisco

Coast Guard, FEMA, Cal OES meet to discuss emergency response in San Francisco
Adm. Karl Schultz, the Coast Guard commandant, Mr. Robert Fenton, the FEMA Region 9 administrator, Mr. Mark Ghilarducci, the California Office of Emergency Services director and representatives from other local agencies discussed emergency response tactics while traversing San Francisco Bay, May 15, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama. SAN FRANCISCO — Top officials...