Coast Guard, partner agencies locate overdue man in Port Richey

Coast Guard, partner agencies locate overdue man in Port Richey
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard and partner agencies located a missing man in Port Richey, Wednesday. Cole Torrent, 28, was located by a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit after he was reported overdue on a jet ski Tuesday by his friend. He was transported to Nick’s...

Coast Guard rescues 65-year-old man from water near Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 65-year-old man from water near Ponce Inlet
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 65-year-old man from the water near Ponce Inlet, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered the man from the water and safely transported him to Station Ponce in good condition. At approximately 1:30 p.m., as they...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port O’Connor, Texa

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Port O'Connor, Texa
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor boatcrew members assist in transferring a mariner in need of medical attention during a medevac offshore Matagorda Bay near Port O’Connor, Texas, Feb. 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Port O’Connor) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner from a fishing vessel approximately two miles offshore Matagorda Bay near Port...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Olympic National Park
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew stand on the Air Station Port Angeles runway shortly after medically evacuating an injured hiker near Olympic National Park, Washington, Feb. 22, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Puget Sound) SEATTLE – A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medically evacuated an injured hiker Saturday near Olympic National...

Coast Guard airlifts man from Loon Lake

Coast Guard airlifts man from Loon Lake
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew airlifted a 65-year-old man Friday stranded near Loon Lake. The man had been reported missing Wednesday but was located by a Douglas County search and rescue team Friday morning. The Oregon search and rescue coordinator contacted the Coast Guard for...

Coast Guard, other agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise near Perdido Bay

Coast Guard, other agencies to conduct search and rescue exercise near Perdido Bay
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and other agencies are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise in Perdido Bay, Florida, Saturday, from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The exercise will take place between the Lillian Bridge and the Intracoastal Waterway. It will include searches on land, water and air. An incident command post will be established at the Lillian Boat Launch on Perdido Bay. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard  HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida Thursday. Overdue are Gerald Cook, 81, and Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs aboard the 52-foot yellow steel vessel Rom’e. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard locates two boaters in life raft off Florida gulf coast

Coast Guard locates two boaters in life raft off Florida gulf coast
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard located two boaters in a life raft five miles off Caladesi Island Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater C-130J Hercules aircrew saw the debris of a commercial fishing vessel and two people while conducting a search pattern for two different overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida. The two survivors...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters three nautical miles south of Guanica, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Marcos Mattei Garcia, a 45 year-old man and resident of Guanica, who reportedly was last seen fishing at 3 p.m. Sunday, aboard a 22-foot center console Robalo fishing boat,...