Coast Guard rescues 2 people and dog near Vermillion Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and dog near Vermillion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and a dog near Southwest Pass, Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 8:40 a.m. of an overdue 19-foot aluminum vessel with two people and a dog aboard who departed for a fishing trip yesterday between Vermillion Bay...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Watson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation at Watson Island
A 20-foot pleasure craft moored at Watson Island, Florida, Feb. 18, 2019.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Stephen Pierce. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 20-foot pleasure craft with seven people aboard Monday at Watson Island after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation in Fort Lauderdale
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crewmembers board a 28-foot pontoon boat Feb. 17, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 28-foot pontoon vessel with 10 people aboard Sunday at 15th Street Marina, Fort Lauderdale after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision with 4 people in the water
45-foot RB-M. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to a report of four people in the water after two vessels collided near Baptiste Collette Bayou, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 10:45 a.m. of a vessel collision between a 40-foot commercial deck boat with eight...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Saturday for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that a body was recovered matching the description of the missing fisherman. “Our hearts go out to the families and friends affected by this loss,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, search...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard assists in rescue of five people from sunken vessel near Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak helicopter aircrews searched and assisted the good Samaritan fishing vessel Kona Kai with locating five people in a life raft from the sunken commercial fishing vessel Pacific 1, approximately 40 miles west, southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Friday. The Kona Kai safely...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard searching for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a family member that Dale Wolf was overdue from a routine fishing trip. Wolf’s 16-foot fishing vessel was found at anchor...

Coast Guard requests comment on proposed Idaho bridge

Coast Guard requests comment on proposed Idaho bridge
SEATTLE — Rear Adm. David G. Throop, Commander of the Coast Guard’s Thirteenth District, has received an application from the Idaho Department of Transportation (IDOT), Feb. 14, 2019, requesting approval for the location and plans for replacement of the Marsing City SH-55 Bridge over the Snake River, which is a navigable waterway of the United States. The public is highly encouraged to...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire near Rockport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews responded to a vessel fire near Rockport, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a radio mayday call at 6:51 a.m. from a good Samaritan reporting a vessel on fire in Copano Bay. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...