Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard coordinated three at-sea cruise ship medevacs within the Miami and St. Petersburg areas of responsibility Saturday and Sunday. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders oversaw the medevac of one Celebrity Infinity crew member with COVID-19 like symptoms. The cruise ship’s small boat tender transported...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing canoers near Annapolis

Coast Guard suspends search for missing canoers near Annapolis
ANNAPOLIS, Md — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday evening for two canoers who went missing near Herring Bay, Maryland, Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capitol Region command center initially received a report from Maryland State Police members that two individuals were seen struggling to return to shore in a canoe near Herring Bay and not seen...

Coast Guard ensures delivery of medical supplies to American Samoa

Coast Guard ensures delivery of medical supplies to American Samoa
Petty Officer 3rd Class Clint Carpenter loads medical supplies onto a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft at Air Station Barbers Point, Hawaii, March 31, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Air Force worked together with FEMA to ensure the timely delivery of a shipment of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to medical responders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Disappearing Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Disappearing Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water near Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered both people from the water and safely transferred them to awaiting EMS at Station Ponce where they were transported...

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Saint Andrews Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in water near Saint Andrews Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Saint Andrews Bay near Panama City, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 5 p.m. Sunday of a black male wearing black swim trunks going overboard from a pontoon boat in the vicinity of Saint Andrews Bay. Currently involved...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Saturday from a boat southwest of Kodiak Island. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 49-year-old man from the 58-foot fishing vessel Alaskan Dream at approximately 1:15 p.m. He was transported to Air Station Kodiak and...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle cancels Charleston port call

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle cancels Charleston port call
Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle file photo by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ruben Reed CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle has canceled its upcoming port call Thursday in Charleston. Due to health and safety concerns, the Eagle will no longer arrive in Charleston as expected. “Eagle always enjoys visiting Charleston and interacting with the community,” said Capt....

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 dog from vessel off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 dog from vessel off Oregon coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two people and their dog early Saturday morning from their boat several miles off the coast of northwest Oregon. On Friday at 2:30 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received notification that a 56-year-old female and a 55-year-old male aboard a 44-foot recreational...

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Scandies Rose

Coast Guard convenes Marine Board of Investigation into loss of F/V Scandies Rose
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard has convened a Marine Board of Investigation into the loss of F/V Scandies Rose and five of its seven crewmembers. A Marine Board of Investigation is the highest level of investigation in the Coast Guard. Upon completion of the investigation, the Board will issue a report to the commandant with the evidence collected, the facts established and its conclusions and...