Coast Guard crews tow fishing vessel 65 miles east of Kennebunk, Maine

Coast Guard crews tow fishing vessel 65 miles east of Kennebunk, Maine
Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak crew successfully tows disabled fishing vessel, Sea Farmer II to Gloucester Harbor October 22, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lieutenant Christian Dibari/ Released) BOSTON — The crews of Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak and Coast Guard Station Gloucester, Mass., towed a disabled fishing vessel 65 nautical miles off of Kennebunk, Maine, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Northern...

Coast Guard medevacs captain from aground boat in Santee Bay

Coast Guard medevacs captain from aground boat in Santee Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a man from a 40-foot pontoon boat near Santee Bay, Oct. 20, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Savanah. CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard medevaced a captain from a 40-foot pontoon vessel with 19 passengers aboard in Santee Bay, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted...

Coast Guard medevacs man 100 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man 100 miles off Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel Tuesday approximately 100 miles northwest of Cold Bay. An Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man at 6:55 a.m. and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard urges caution during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges caution during spiny lobster season
SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard is urging all divers and mariners to exercise caution and utilize safe diving practices during of the California spiny lobster season in the greater Los Angeles area. Opening weekend led to an increase in diving activity, and unfortunately, two diving-related deaths in Southern California. “The importance of boating and diving safety cannot be overstated,”...

Coast Guard locates body of missing jet skier in Great South Bay, New York

Coast Guard locates body of missing jet skier in Great South Bay, New York
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The Coast Guard located the body of a 52-year-old male, Monday morning, who was reported missing after being last seen underway on a jet ski in Amityville, New York, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders were contacted by Joe Kelly’s wife Monday morning after he did not...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 6 mariners in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 6 mariners in Tampa Bay
Coast Guard Stations Cortez and St. Petersburg rescue six people from a capsizing recreational vessel near the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, Oct. 17, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a capsizing recreational vessel near the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Saturday. Coast Guard Stations Cortez and St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat — Medium...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from overturned vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from overturned vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of Oahu, Oct. 16, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) Honolulu — Coast Guard and Ocean Safety crews rescued three mariners from an overturned vessel off the south of Oahu, Friday. Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and Ocean Safety Jet Ski...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off of Fire Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off of Fire Island
The Coast Guard rescued three people from their disabled boat off of Fire Island, New York, October 15, 2020. The Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted the men and transported them to Coast Guard Station Fire Island. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a disabled recreational boat caught in rough...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off Baffin Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old male from a fishing vessel 15 miles off Baffin Bay, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8:30 p.m. Thursday from the crew of the 77-foot fishing vessel Los Nietos, stating a crewmember...