Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers two patients to emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Sector San Diego Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 15 people and continue to search for three more after a fishing vessel caught fire 28 miles south of Point Loma Saturday night. The crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard, Hawaii DMAT medevac Hilo woman to Oahu

Coast Guard, Hawaii DMAT medevac Hilo woman to Oahu
The Coast Guard, with an embarked disaster medical assistance team, conducted a medical evacuation of an ill 37-year-old woman from Hilo to Honolulu in the early morning Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Eric Ferree) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of an ill 37-year-old woman from Hilo to Honolulu early Saturday morning. “We routinely work with the state...

Coast Guard, local agencies recover missing diver off Nahant, Mass.

Coast Guard, local agencies recover missing diver off Nahant, Mass.
Coast Guard Station Boston 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies recovered a diver that was reported overdue Saturday morning approximately one mile south of Nahant. Coast Guard watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston command center received notification from the captain of the charter boat Keepah at 10 a.m. that the diver, a 37-year-old...

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 hunters found near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 hunters found near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two seal hunters after the men were located by good Samaritans near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were located five miles south of the east tip of Kigigak Island. Coast Guard aircrews, four good Samaritan vessels, one Civil Air Patrol aircrew searched more than...

Coast Guard oversees damaged vessel lift operation near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard oversees damaged vessel lift operation near Cameron, Louisiana
The Coast Guard monitored the lift operation of a damaged vessel Oct. 19, 2018 near Cameron, Louisiana.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. HOUSTON — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel oversaw the salvage of the offshore supply vessel Candy Store which ran aground north of Monkey Island near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. The damaged vessel is being transported to a shipyard in...

Coast Guard medevacs man off oil platform near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man off oil platform near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a man off an oil platform Friday afternoon near Galveston, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from an employee on an oil platform reporting that a 33-year-old male had fallen while working on the platform and was experiencing severe back pain. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard medevacs man near Santa Cruz Island
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Channel Islands Harbor transported a 61-year old man that sustained severe wrist and hand injuries from a 25-foot recreation boat to Channel Islands Harbor, October 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo released by Petty Officer 3rd Class DaVonte’ Marrow SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 61-year-old man near...

Coast Guard crews rescue 1 of 2 missing overdue boaters off Loiza, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard crews rescue 1 of 2 missing overdue boaters off Loiza, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez rescued one of two missing overdue boaters Friday afternoon, approximately half a mile off the north coast of Loiza, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard crews continue to search for Jan Carlos Olivos Castro, 20, the remaining boater of four others, who reportedly were onboard 16-foot...

Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue Thursday from a seal hunt near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were last seen departing in a 16-foot skiff from Newtok and transiting to Kigigak Island in Hazen Bay. Alaska State Troopers reported that one man is wearing a blue...