Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., for a possible person in the water 14 miles south of Matecumbe. The missing person is 77-years-old, Paul James. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received an emergency position-indication radio beacon activation on a 30-foot Grady White at approximately 1 p.m., Monday. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner, dog near Yellow Cotton Bay

Coast Guard medevacs mariner, dog near Yellow Cotton Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 aircrew medevac one mariner and his dog from an aground vessel Nov. 18, 2020, near Yellow Cotton Bay, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced one mariner and his dog Wednesday from an aground vessel near Yellow Cotton Bay. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report from Plaquemines Parish...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Tulalip Tribal Officer
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Lion file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Tulalip Tribal Police Department Officer missing in the waters near Naval Station Everett on the Snohomish River. Of the two crew members who went missing after their vessel capsized in rough waters, only one has been recovered. At 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received...

Coast Guard assists vessel 28 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel 28 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas
A Station South Padre Island Response Boat-Medium boat crew assist a shrimping vessel taking on water 28-miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Nov. 17, 2020. No injuries were reported. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a 56-foot shrimping vessel approximately 28 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus...

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men who went missing after their fishing vessel capsized, Tuesday. The fishing vessel was located by a good Samaritan who reported the vessel was capsized near the south end of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at 3:47 p.m.,...

Coast Guard assists injured shrimper 47 miles off Key West

Coast Guard assists injured shrimper 47 miles off Key West
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce MIAMI — The Coast Guard medically assisted a 56-year-old man from the 67-foot shrimp boat, Lexi Joe, Monday, approximately 47 miles northwest of Key West. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lowered a rescue swimmer to the Lexi Joe who medically assisted the man until...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner offshore Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner offshore Corpus Christi, Texas
A Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter responds to a medevac request near Christi, Texas, Nov. 16, 2020.  (U.S Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner nine miles offshore Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a crewmember aboard the tanker vessel Hoegh Galleon...

Coast Guard urges paddle craft labeling, owner responsibility

Coast Guard urges paddle craft labeling, owner responsibility
(U.S. Coast Guard illustration) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and its Washington and Oregon boating safety agency partners urge the labeling of paddle craft and owner responsibility on the waters of the Pacific Northwest. Reports of unmanned and adrift paddle craft divert federal, state and local response boat and air crews on hundreds of dangerous and costly searches that turn out to be false alarms....

Coast Guard assists in medavacing snorkeler near Plantation Key

Coast Guard assists in medavacing snorkeler near Plantation Key
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew assists in medevacing an unconscious snorkeler near Plantation Key, Florida. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilfredo Lugo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded Saturday to a report of an unconscious snorkeler aboard the commercial dive boat, Lost Continent, near Plantation Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification...