Coast Guard rescues 3 high schoolers from Detroit River

Coast Guard rescues 3 high schoolers from Detroit River
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); 25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three high school students who fell into the Detroit River after their rowboat became swamped by the wake of passing vessels, Saturday morning. The students were members of the Grosse Ile High School crew...

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters aboard vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. File Photo SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard assisted seven boaters after their vessel began taking on water west of La Jolla, Friday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); At 10:25 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders were contacted by the operator...

Coast Guard continues to respond to sunken barge

Coast Guard continues to respond to sunken barge
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing its response to a sunken barge on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois, Thursday. The sunken barge carrying pig iron has been located near mile marker 964 on the Ohio River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Towing are developing a salvage plan to be approved by the Coast Guard. The Olmsted Lock and Dam has been reopened. There are no...

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka

Coast Guard responds to fishing vessel fire near Eureka
Aircrew members aboard a Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay MH-65 Dolphin helicopter respond to a fire aboard the commercial fishing vessel Midori near Trinidad, California, April 18, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) McKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is coordinating fuel removal and salvage operations Thursday for a fishing vessel that caught fire Wednesday near Eureka. Coast Guard Marine Safety...

Coast Guard responds to sunken barge on Ohio River

Coast Guard responds to sunken barge on Ohio River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken barge on the Ohio River near Cairo, Illinois. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at 1:10 p.m. Wednesday that six barges broke free from a towing vessel near mile marker 964 on the Ohio River. Five of the barges have been secured. One barge carrying pig iron sank and its location is unknown. The Army Corps of Engineers...

Coast Guard warns boaters of potential hazards due to NOLA Navy Week

Coast Guard warns boaters of potential hazards due to NOLA Navy Week
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is advising the boating community to use extreme caution on the Mississippi River during the NOLA Navy Week and Tall Ships events in New Orleans. Due to spring snow melt, the Mississippi River has crested in a high-water state increasing the risk of strong currents and floating debris making the river more hazardous to recreational boaters. A large number of vessels...

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old man 23 miles east of Jupiter

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old man 23 miles east of Jupiter
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old man from a 41-foot pleasure craft, Tuesday approximately 23 miles east of Jupiter. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from a friend aboard the pleasure craft at approximately 11 a.m., stating the man fell and suffered a hip injury. A...

Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland

Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland
BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew recovered the body of a man Tuesday, who fell off a 42-foot recreational boat on the Chester River, near Piney Point, Maryland. Two other people were aboard the boat and called 911 after the 69-year-old man slipped and fell off the boat and they reported that they could not maneuver the boat to help. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard rescues 76-year-old boater from aground sailboat in Crystal River

Coast Guard rescues 76-year-old boater from aground sailboat in Crystal River
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 76-year-old man after his sailboat ran aground in Crystal River, Monday. Rescued was Jack Baird, 76, from Dunnellon. At 11:32 a.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a report of a disabled and aground 45-foot sailboat near the Crystal River navigational marker 2A. Baird reported...