Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui

Coast Guard rescues missing kayaker off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — A 62-year-old woman is safely ashore after the Coast Guard rescued her off Maui early Monday morning. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Maui initially spotted Jill Lee at 12:45 a.m. on radar about a quarter mile offshore swimming with her kayak in tow. Moments...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from 336-foot tanker near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from 336-foot tanker near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner off the 336-foot tanker Kassos approximately 40 miles south of Galveston, Texas, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Station Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the Kassos who reported a crewmember had suffered a broken leg. Station Galveston notified Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five people near Boynton Beach

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five people near Boynton Beach
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, with the help of a good Samaritan, rescued five people from the water Saturday approximately four miles east of Lower Boynton Beach, Florida. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report at approximately 9:24 a.m. of a 31-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard rapidly...

U.S, Canadian Coast Guard renew icebreaking partnership

U.S, Canadian Coast Guard renew icebreaking partnership
Julie Gascon, Assistant Commissioner of the Canadian Coast Guard Central and Arctic Region and Rear Adm. Joanna Nunan, commander of the United States Coast Guard Ninth District, sign a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on icebreaking services for the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway, Jan. 18, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. CLEVELAND — Rear Admiral Joanna Nunan, Commander, United...

Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day

Coast Guard medevacs second cruise ship Carnival Pride passenger of the day
Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a 64-year-old woman Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Pride 35 miles east of Savannah. The woman was reported to have severe stomach pains. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification of a second passenger at 11:30 a.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 42-year-old man Wednesday from the fishing vessel Golden Alaska approximately 75 miles northwest of Cold Bay, Alaska. The Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the 42-year-old man from the 94-foot factory stern trawler Golden Alaska at approximately...

Coast Guard, locals rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County

Coast Guard, locals rescue mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County
Homes and streets of a neighborhood affected by the Santa Barbara County mudslides in Santa Barbara, California are shown, Jan. 9, 2018, from the perspective of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew involved in rescuing injured and stranded victims.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued and medevaced several mudslide victims in Santa Barbara County area, Monday...

Coast Guard sets seasonal ice condition 2 in northern Chesapeake Bay and tributaries

Coast Guard sets seasonal ice condition 2 in northern Chesapeake Bay and tributaries
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Sector Maryland National-Capital Region Captain of the Port (COTP) set seasonal ice condition two Wednesday, and cautions mariners to be aware of ice formation on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Seasonal ice condition two is set when ice of noteworthy thickness and coverage has formed within the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, the upper Potomac River, and on the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Dream

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Dream
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 17-year-old male from a cruise ship approximately 170 nautical miles southeast of South West Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8 a.m. from the cruise ship Carnival Dream that the male had suffered a seizure. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans...