Coast Guard commissions Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Edgar Culbertson in Galveston, Texas
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson man the ship and bring her to life during the commissioning ceremony at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, June 11, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Officer Trainee Marissa Skidmore) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson, the service’s 37th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard cautions public, investigates illegal operations in San Diego

Coast Guard cautions public, investigates illegal operations in San Diego
Pictured is a Coast Guard Sector San Diego created poster featuring examination decals displayed by charter vessels. If a charter company takes more than six passengers out on federal waterways, the vessel should have a valid Coast Guard Certificate of Inspection posted in a visible location along with an inspection decal. Smaller passenger vessels carrying six or fewer passengers are not required...

Coast Guard searching for two people near Slidell, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for two people near Slidell, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for two people on an overdue vessel, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 3:33 p.m. Sunday from St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office of two people and a 20-foot yellow skiff that were overdue. Ted Roach and Jennifer Lingoni...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sinking sailboat near Richmond
A Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued two people from their 16-foot sailboat after it began taking on water near Richmond, Calif., June 6, 2020. The crew transported the individuals in good health to the Richmond Marina and the owner was able to receive assistance to remove his vessel from the water. (U. S. Coast Guard photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water southeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water southeast of Tybee Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAVANNAH, Ga. — The Coast Guard assisted a vessel taking on water 8 miles southeast of Tybee Island, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assisted in dewatering the vessel with a P6 pump and towed the vessel to Lazaretto Creek where they conducted a tow transfer to Sea Tow. Coast Guard Sector Charleston...

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for local helicopter crew

Coast Guard to hold memorial service for local helicopter crew
The CG-6549 Memorial at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard honors the sacrifice of four crewmembers lost at sea in 1997 off the coast of Cape Mendocino, with a live stream scheduled Monday at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt. The public is invited to observe the memorial on the Sector Humboldt Bay Facebook page, which is scheduled for 8:15...

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...