Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast

Coast Guard assists sailing vessel taking on water off Charleston coast
The Coast Guard assists three people aboard a  sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday, Dec. 18, 2020.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted three people aboard a sailing vessel taking on water 37 miles southeast of Charleston, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrived on scene and lowered...

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy
Advantage at Sea WASHINGTON  ̶  The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy today, entitled Advantage at Sea. The document provides strategic guidance on how the sea services will prevail in day-to-day competition, crisis, and conflict over the next decade. It also directs the services to deepen tri-service integration, aggressively pursue force modernization,...

Coast Guard completes 30 day test of unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii

Coast Guard completes 30 day test of unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii
A Coast Guard prototype unmanned surface vehicle performs a test off Oahu, Hawaii, Oct. 7, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Research and Development Center) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard completed a 30 day demonstration and evaluation of unmanned surface vehicles (USVs) off Oahu, early November. The focus of the test was to explore how current and emerging technologies might...

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.

Coast Guard rescues stranded mariners on Raccoon Island, N.C.
The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted approximately 23 miles east of Hobucken, N.C., Nov. 24, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd class Jonathan Negron) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three stranded mariners from Raccoon Island after their vessel had drifted off the island where they were hunting, Tuesday morning.. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles east of Boston

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 160 miles east of Boston
File photo of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter at Massachusetts General Hospital BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 160 miles east of Boston, Thursday. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the 72-foot commercial fishing vessel Jennifer Anne, reporting a 35-year-old crewmember had fallen...

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020

Coast Guard concludes Operation Arctic Shield 2020
Coast Guard Cutter Healy file photo by Lt. Kellen Browne. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard concluded its annual Arctic Shield operations Sunday with the seasonal closure of its Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue, Alaska. Air Station Kodiak air crews and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters were forward deployed to Kotzebue to provide better response times and coverage to remote regions of Alaska during...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charter operations near Miami
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters over the holiday weekend near Miami. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boarding team conducted a boarding of a 24-foot pleasure craft Saturday with eight passengers aboard and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46...

Coast Guard to begin testing unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii

Coast Guard to begin testing unmanned surface vehicles off Hawaii
At left, a concept photo of the unmanned surface vehicle that will be demonstrated by Spatial Integrated System. At right, a SailDrone, shown here during a project with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ocean Climate Stations. Stock photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Acquisition Directorate HONOLULU — The U.S. Coast Guard Research and Development Center, in partnership with local...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr respondes to a vessel fire with three people aboard near the Houston Ship Channel entrance Oct. 3, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The Daniel Tarr crew arrived on scene and began extinguishing the fire alongside the Erin T, an offshore supply vessel and a good Samaritan safely removed the passengers from the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard...