Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to St. Paul, approaches the fishing vessel Kari Marie to medevac a man from it, approximately 201 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska, Feb. 18, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to St. Paul, medevaced a man from the fishing...

Coast Guard busts illegal “twerking” charter boat in Florida

Coast Guard busts illegal "twerking" charter boat in Florida
var _informq = _informq || []; _informq.push(['embed']); So much for hunting for booty on the high seas. The US Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 45-foot “twerk boat” in South Florida waters on Sunday, putting an end to the fun for fourteen passengers after a routine boarding of the charter vessel revealed several safety violations. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha crew illegally fishing US waters
A lancha moored to a pier after being seized by Coast Guard law enforcement crews in southern Texas Jan. 28, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted a Mexican lancha boat crew illegally fishing in federal waters off southern Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard crews stopped one lancha with a total of four Mexican fishermen...

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water

Coast Guard, local authorities assist boaters after vessel takes on water
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local authorities responded to a vessel taking on water on the lower Mississippi River near Pilottown, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification from Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office at 4:55 a.m. of a 20-foot white center console with two people and a dog aboard grounded on the riverbank after taking on water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution ahead of heavy weather conditions along California coast
Coast Guard Station Golden Gate 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews conduct surf training near Ocean Beach in San Francisco, Dec. 13, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ryan Estrada) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard encourages mariners to prepare for heavy sea conditions and high winds, which are expected to impact the California region over the next few days. The San Francisco Bay Area is expected to...

Coast Guard medevacs injured logger off Coos Mountain, Ore

Coast Guard medevacs injured logger off Coos Mountain, Ore
A Coast Guard aircrew, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Sector North Bend, medically evacuates an injured logger after he was struck by a tree, 17 miles east of Coos Bay, on Coos Mountain, Dec. 21, 3019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured logger after he was struck by a tree, 17 miles east of Coos Bay, on...

Coast Guard requests comments on proposed railroad bridges near Sand Point, Idaho

Coast Guard requests comments on proposed railroad bridges near Sand Point, Idaho
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard received two applications from Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad requesting approval of location and plans for two new bridges over navigable waterways of United States, near Sand Point, Idaho. The Coast Guard 13th District requests public comment concerning the proposed bridges planned for Lake Pend Orielle at 48-15-01.0N 116-32-14.9W and the other across Sand Creek...

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol
Fijian navy Sub-Lt. Opeti Enesi, a navigation officer, and an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew fly over the Fijian islands, Dec. 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) SUVA, Fiji — A Fijian navy shiprider flew with a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew on patrol over the Fijian Islands, Saturday. “What we were tasked...

50 Anniversary of the White Alder Sinking

50 Anniversary of the White Alder Sinking
The Coast Guard dedicated a memorial, at the Coast Guard base in New Orleans, to the White Alder and her crew on 7 December 1969. The memorial was moved to the new Coast Guard Group New Orleans offices in Metairie, Louisiana, and rededicated on 6 December 2002. NEW ORLEANS – Fifty years ago today, at 6:29 p.m. Dec. 7, 1968, the Coast Guard Cutter WHITE ALDER (WLM 541) collided with Motor Vessel...