Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assists disabled boat

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assists disabled boat
A rescue and assistance team from Coast Guard Cutter Decisive repairs a disabled vessel’s engine January 16, 2020. (Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assisted a disabled vessel offshore Mobile, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:23 a.m. Friday that the 52-foot vessel, Sava, was disabled and adrift with four...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship mariner from Christmas Island to Hawaii

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship mariner from Christmas Island to Hawaii
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 46-year-old mariner from Christmas Island to Hawaii, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew transported the crew member to Oahu, where he was brought by ambulance to Queen’s Medical Center. While...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues hiker in the Olympic Mountains near Hoh River

Coast Guard aircrew rescues hiker in the Olympic Mountains near Hoh River
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley PORT ANGELES, Wash. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a hiker after he fell into the Hoh River Friday evening and became unable to finish his hike in the Olympic Mountains. A Coast Gaurd Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted the 39-year-old hiker, who was...

Coast Guard medevacs man with gunshot wound near Lake Borgne

Coast Guard medevacs man with gunshot wound near Lake Borgne
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans arrives on scene to medevac a hunter with a gunshot wound near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, January 17, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo)NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man with a gunshot wound near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:55 a.m. of...

Coast Guard, partners rescue adrift mariner off Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue adrift mariner off Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia Police rescued an adrift mariner off the Lukunor Atoll in the Mortlock Islands of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, Friday. “Our good working relationship with our partners in the region was vital...

Coast Guard urges preparedness as high water season approaches

Coast Guard urges preparedness as high water season approaches
The inspected towing vessel, STEVE G, lists due to strong currents on the Ohio River near West Franklin, Indiana, January 12, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – As the high water season begins on the Mississippi and the Western Rivers, the Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for the risks associated with high water levels and strong currents. High water and strong river...

Search suspended for missing fishermen after vessel collision near Galveston

Search suspended for missing fishermen after vessel collision near Galveston
HOUSTON — The unified command has suspended the search Thursday for two missing fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that capsized after a collision near the Galveston Jetties in Galveston, Texas. Responders searched more than 49 square miles over the past three days. “It is never an easy decision to suspend a search,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from burning vessel

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from burning vessel
A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew from Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island assists Dauphin Island Fire Rescue fight a fire aboard a vessel near Dauphin Island, Alabama, January 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people who went into the water after their vessel caught fire near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 fishermen after vessel collision

Coast Guard continues search for 2 fishermen after vessel collision
The stern of the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride appears above the waterline beside the vessel’s inflatable life raft after a collision near the Galveston jetties in Galveston, Texas, Jan 15, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Galveston). HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is continuing the search Wednesday for two fishermen from the 81-foot fishing vessel Pappy’s Pride that capsized...