Coast Guard responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard responds to gas pipeline fire near Port O'Connor, Texas
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard responds to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard responded to a gas pipeline fire near Port O’Connor, Texas, Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call from the dredge...

Coast Guard Cutter Bluebell propeller to be displayed at Columbia River Maritime Museum

Coast Guard Cutter Bluebell propeller to be displayed at Columbia River Maritime Museum
Sam Johnson and Bruce Jones, executive and deputy directors of the Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria, Ore., kneel with Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Boss, commanding officer Coast Guard Cutter Bluebell, and Rear Adm. David Throop, commander, Coast Guard 13th District, behind a decommissioned propeller off the cutter Bluebell, April 17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st...

Coast Guard, partners continue mineral oil leak response in Straits of Mackinac

Coast Guard, partners continue mineral oil leak response in Straits of Mackinac
C.J. Kirwer, a contractor from T&T Subsea, stands next to a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), April 15, 2018. Weather permitting, the ROV is slated for deployment by the American Transmission Company in the next few days. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ens. Pamela Manns). MACKINAW CITY, Mich. – The Unified Command has announced that the American Transmission Company is slated to deploy...

Coast Guard seeks public information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks public information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard seeks information from the public to locate a suspect or suspects who pointed a green laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting training at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, Wednesday evening. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely landed after they were hit by a laser multiple times. The aircrew conducted visual acuity...

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder arrives at new homeport in Atlantic Beach, NC

Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder arrives at new homeport in Atlantic Beach, NC
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The crew of the new Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder arrived at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Cutter Smilax, the oldest commissioned cutter in the Coast Guard’s fleet, led the Richard Snyder into port. The Richard Snyder is the Coast Guard’s...

Coast Guard medically transports two people from Catalina Island

Coast Guard medically transports two people from Catalina Island
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco Forward Operating Base Point Mugu MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew embarks an 84-year-old man during a medevac on Catalina Island, California, March 13, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducted two separate medical transports from Catalina Island Tuesday. At approximately 1:40 p.m., Catalina Island Medical Center...

Secretary of Homeland Security announces selection of the 26th Commandant of the US Coast Guard

Secretary of Homeland Security announces selection of the 26th Commandant of the US Coast Guard
WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen announced the nomination by President Donald J. Trump of Vice Adm. Karl L. Schultz to be the 26th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Thursday. Vice Adm. Schultz, the commander of the Coast Guard’s Atlantic Area, currently serves as the operational commander for all Coast Guard missions from the Rocky Mountains to the Arabian Gulf,...

Coast Guard helps passengers to safety after boat runs aground near Wachapreague, Virginia

Coast Guard helps passengers to safety after boat runs aground near Wachapreague, Virginia
U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague boat crew members return back to the station pier in Wachapreague, Virginia, with six people who’s boat ran aground on Feb. 22, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Devyn Bohl) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard boat crew brought six passengers to safety Thursday night, after the fishing boat they were on ran aground in the mud in a channel just north of Bradford...

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...