Coast Guard rescues 5 from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters after their disabled vessel began taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled 18-foot vessel taking on water with five boaters aboard at the mouth of the Brazos River...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist vessel taking on water near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist vessel taking on water near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assist a vessel taking on water near Sitka, Alaska, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka delivered a dewatering pump to the fishing vessel Tamarack, which was taking on water approximately 35 miles west of Sitka Saturday. The crew of Tamarack utilized...

Coast Guard, commercial salvage rescue 3 near Key Largo

Coast Guard, commercial salvage rescue 3 near Key Largo
Coast Guard Station Islamorada  crew members dewater a 30-foot pleasure craft approximately 6 miles south of Key Largo, Florida, March 28, 2020.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and a commercial salvage towing company rescued three people whose 30-foot pleasure craft was taking on water approximately 6 miles south of Key Largo, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot...

Coast Guard responds to grounded container vessel in Mississippi River

Coast Guard responds to grounded container vessel in Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a container vessel that ran around near mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River, Friday. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 3:20 a.m. that the Liberian-flagged container ship, the Belita had run aground near 12-mile point, at mile marker 81 of the Mississippi River. Sector New Orleans vessel traffic service has placed...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing people from plane crash near Emerald Isle
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing persons involved in a Cessna airplane crash 13 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were initially notified of the incident by Air Traffic Control Cherry Point that an aircraft reportedly dropped from their radar. Watchstanders at Sector North Carolina dispatched MH-60...

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore

Coast Guard medically evacuates ships captain over 100 miles offshore
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of a possible stroke during...

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from his 42-foot motor vessel, Indigo Falcon, Monday near Dry Tortugas National Park. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request from the man claiming he’d been experiencing chest pains for the past two days. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles southeast of Charleston

Coast Guard medevacs man 50 miles southeast of Charleston
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old man from the 544-foot cargo vessel Teal Arrow approximately 50 miles southeast of Charleston, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the man to the Charleston Executive...

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard searching for plane crash survivors near Emerald Isle, NC
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews are searching for survivors after a Cessna airplane crashed southeast of Bogue Inlet, near Emerald Isle, North Carolina, late Monday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call from Air Traffic Control Cherry Point at approximately 11 p.m., that an aircraft...