Coast Guard suspends search for 3 missing migrants

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 missing migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at 6:30 p.m. Thursday for three missing Dominican migrants near Rincon. Search crews completed 16 searches covering more than 2,100 square miles. “Suspending a search is one of my most difficult responsibilities,” said Capt. Eric King, commander of Coast Guard Sector San Juan....

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to collision in Boston Harbor

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to collision in Boston Harbor
A Coast Guard Station Boston 45-foot response boat crew stands by at Long Wharf in Boston, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 after responding to a collision between a water taxi and sailboat in Boston Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA3 Andrew Barresi) BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with state and local agencies responded to a collision between a water taxi and a sailboat on a mooring ball Thursday afternoon...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man off sailboat near Nantucket

Coast Guard medevacs injured man off sailboat near Nantucket
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll BOSTON — A Coast Guard Station Brant Point response boat crew medevaced a 49-year-old man Thursday afternoon after he sustained a head injury while sailing off the coast of Nantucket. The crew from Station Brant Point responded at around 3 p.m. to the call for assistance. Upon arriving they found the man...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 70 miles west of Anclote Key

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 70 miles west of Anclote Key
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photoTARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man Thursday from a fishing boat 70 miles north west of Anclote Key. Medevaced was Sean Haas, 49. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 9:25 a.m. from a crew member aboard the 25-foot fishing boat, Awesome Angler....

Coast Guard Station Indian River medevacs man 8 miles off of Fenwick Beach

Coast Guard Station Indian River medevacs man 8 miles off of Fenwick Beach
Boat crew members from Coast Guard Station Indian River medevac mariner off of Fenwick Beach, Delaware, August 15, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Reece Raxter) FENWICK ISLAND, Del. — A Coast Guard station boat crew medevaced a man with an injured back on a pleasure craft eight miles off of Fenwick Beach, Delaware, Wednesday. A person from the vessel called the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard responds to capsized barge near Surfside Beach, SC

Coast Guard responds to capsized barge near Surfside Beach, SC
The Coast Guard responded to a 30-foot barge which capsized near Surfside Beach, South Carolina August 15, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized. Sector...

Coast Guard, partners searching for 3 missing migrants near Rincon, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, partners searching for 3 missing migrants near Rincon, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Wednesday for three missing migrants near Rincon, Puerto Rico. The three Dominican men were last seen at 7 a.m. wearing white disposable protective coveralls aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon. The cutter was transiting less than two miles from shore with 22 interdicted...

Coast Guard conducts law enforcement operation throughout 430 miles of coastline

Coast Guard conducts law enforcement operation throughout 430 miles of coastline
A Coast Guard response boat stops a recreational boater in the Charleston Harbor, S.C. Aug. 11, 2018, as part of Operation SHRIMP and GRITS, a multi-state and multi-jurisdiction maritime enforcement operation. The name stands for “Save Harbor Reach on Intelligence for Multi-state Partnerships and Guarding Responsible Interests for Target Safety.” (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Tenley Long) JACKSONVILLE,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Air Station Savannah/Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach. At 12:53 p.m, the Super Voyager III, a 110-foot charter vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care. An...