Coast Guard suspends search for fallen Oregon hiker

Coast Guard suspends search for fallen Oregon hiker
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 17-year-old male after completing more than 9.5 hours of combined intensive searches in the vicinity of Norton Gulch. Coast Guard Sector North Bend coordinated three searches throughout Sunday night and Monday morning to assist the Coos County Sheriff’s Office....

Coast Guard, partners rescue 7 from cliffs near Yaquina Head

Coast Guard, partners rescue 7 from cliffs near Yaquina Head
A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescues 7 people trapped on a cliff. AGATE BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three adults and four children from the cliffs Friday south of Yaquina Head near Agate Beach. The seven people were reportedly swept away by a rip current and became trapped on the cliffs. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners after their vessel ran aground and began taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by a good Samaritan vessel of a 16-foot vessel that had run aground and begun taking on water with three mariners aboard on the southern side of the Sabine Pass Jetty. Watchstanders issued an urgent...

Coast Guard takes delivery of Fast Response Cutter Myrtle Hazard

Coast Guard takes delivery of Fast Response Cutter Myrtle Hazard
Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard photo courtesy of Bollinger Shipyards. LOCKPORT, La. – The Coast Guard took delivery of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard from Bollinger Shipyards LLC in Key West, Florida on Thursday. This is the 162nd vessel Bollinger has delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard over a 35-year period and the 39th Fast Response Cutter (FRC) delivered under the current program. The...

Coast Guard Cutter James interdicts $53.5 million of cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter James interdicts $53.5 million of cocaine
A low-profile go-fast vessel is shown next to the Coast Guard Cutter James in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Central America.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard seized more than 3,100 pounds of cocaine in mid-May with an estimated value of $53.5 million from a low-profile go-fast vessel in international waters of the Pacific Ocean off Central America. A maritime patrol...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing persons near Perdido Pass, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is actively searching for two missing people last seen swimming near Perdido Pass, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from a 911 operator at 5:54 p.m. of three people in distress who were swimming in the vicinity of Perdido Pass. Two swimmers are still missing. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Provincetown coast

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Provincetown coast
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. Boston — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man off Provincetown pending new information. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England received a call at approximately 11 p.m. Friday, reporting an overdue kayaker, 50-year old Carol Madru. Madru was reportedly last seen with 51-year-old...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men presumed lost at sea

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men presumed lost at sea
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two fishermen, Monday, who were presumed lost at sea, 23 miles northeast of Cat Island, Bahamas. Rescued were Domingo Jimenez, 45, and Ramon Castillo, 29, both from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed...

Coast Guard Cutter Kiska conducts patrol off Northern Mariana Islands

Coast Guard Cutter Kiska conducts patrol off Northern Mariana Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska patrols off the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands May 11, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter Kiska)   SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kiska (WPB 1336) concluded a successful 18-day patrol in support of counter-Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported (IUU) fishing and regional security operations in Northern Marianas and...