Coast Guard invistigating allision between USS Cod and Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay

Coast Guard invistigating allision between USS Cod and Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher M. YawCLEVELAND — Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Cleveland is investigating an allision between the USS COD and the Coast Guard Cutter MORRO BAY. At approximately 11:30 a.m. on June 13, 2021, the USS COD, being towed by the vessel Manitou, allided with the moored USCGC MORRO BAY during the COD’s scheduled movement. The...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard conducts medevac 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Manasquan Inlet 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Auxiliarist David Lau MANASQUAN INLET, N.J. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from a tugboat approximately 10 miles north of Manasquan Inlet on Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received an alert that the individual was suffering from abdominal pain while aboard...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Big Lagoon

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Big Lagoon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a surfer near Big Lagoon, Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report at approximately 4 p.m. Friday from a good Samaritan who stated there was a person in the water who appeared to be in distress. Watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a boater Saturday whose vessel capsized after taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain. Rescued was James McGhee, who was transferred to University Medical Center in reportedly fair condition. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a distress call around 2 a.m. from McGhee...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 9 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 9 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 74-year-old male from a charter vessel 9 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 8:42 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the crew of the charter vessel Thunderbird stating a mariner was exhibiting...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from a vessel taking on water near Atlantic City

Coast Guard rescues 6 from a vessel taking on water near Atlantic City
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six boaters after their boat began taking on water approximately 34 miles east of Atlantic City, Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received an alert that a 28-foot pleasure craft with six people aboard...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Lake Pontchartrain
A Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Rescue Boat-Small crew rescues a person from the water after his kayak capsized in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, June 9, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Dyer) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a capsized kayaker Tuesday near Lake Pontchartrain. A resident of New Orleans was safely rescued while wearing a life jacket and...

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan crew members, Petty Officer 3rd Class Corben Hill (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Hoskins work a tow line for a yacht near Ketchikan, after another Ketchikan crew medevaced the yacht’s captain June 9, 2021. . U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman George Haver. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a yacht anchored in Blank Inlet near Gravina...

SEACOR Power unified command provides salvage updates

SEACOR Power unified command provides salvage updates
HOUMA, La. — The unified command consisting of the Coast Guard and SEACOR updated family members of the crew on the status of salvage operations of SEACOR Power during a meeting in Houma, Wednesday. Family members were provided with information from SEACOR and the contracted Donjon-SMIT salvage team on efforts to remove the vessel and what the potential timeline for that process is expected to be. Throughout...