Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Betton Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Betton Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a 90-year-old man suffering symptoms of a stroke from a yacht Thursday near Betton Island. A Coast Guard 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Station Ketchikan with two South Tongass Fire Department EMTs aboard arrived at the 177-foot yacht Ice Bear,...

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts

Coast Guard continues to support Hurricane Ida recovery efforts
Chief Petty Officer Tariq Hill, division group supervisor for salvage for the Hurricane Ida Morgan City, Louisiana Incident Command Post, plans salvage operations in Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Sept. 14, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to respond to impacts to the waterways and assess the environmental threats across Southeast...

Coast Guard receives proposal for bridge project over Salmon Bay

Coast Guard receives proposal for bridge project over Salmon Bay
SEATTLE — The Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District, has received a request for a preliminary navigation clearance determination (PNCD) from the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit) in preparation for compiling a Coast Guard Bridge Permit application for a proposed West Seattle and Ballard Link Extensions light-rail transit project across Salmon Bay over the Lake Washington...

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen aircrew rescues swimmer in distress

Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen aircrew rescues swimmer in distress
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescued a swimmer in distress just off Rompe Olas Beach near downtown Aguadilla Sept. 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescued a swimmer in distress just off Rompe Olas Beach near downtown Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Rescued was...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from cruise ship 80 miles off Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from cruise ship 80 miles off Grand Isle, Louisiana
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans aircrew medevacs crew member from cruise ship 80 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Sep. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember Monday from a cruise ship 80 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1:02 p.m. from Coast...

Coast Guard rescues crew of 3, dog after fishing vessel sinks off Lincoln City, OR

Coast Guard rescues crew of 3, dog after fishing vessel sinks off Lincoln City, OR
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued 2 men, a woman and a dog found adrift in a life raft after their vessel sank Sunday afternoon approximately 45 miles off Lincoln City. At 2 p.m., watchstanders at Sector North Bend received a distress signal from an electronic position indicating radio beacon [EPIRB]. The beacon was registered to the 44-foot...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Lake Pontchartrain, La.

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Lake Pontchartrain, La.
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans aircrew medevaced a mariner, from  the disabled 23-foot sailing vessel, Pierce, Sep. 12, 2021 and  safely transferred him back to the air station. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner Sunday from a sailing vessel near Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report...

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee in Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard sets port condition Yankee in Corpus Christi, Texas
The Coast Guard Captain of the Port set Port Condition Yankee. (U.S. Coast Guard graphic by PA3 Jose Hernandez) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Effective 10:15 a.m. Monday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port set port condition Yankee for the Port of Corpus Christi from Rockport, Texas, to the Colorado River Locks in Matagorda, Texas, as Tropical Storm Nicholas continues to move ashore. Port condition Yankee...

Coast Guard, partner agencies end search for missing 23 year-old male

Coast Guard, partner agencies end search for missing 23 year-old male
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd. Class Mark Jones PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies ended their search, Sunday, for a 23-year-old male who was last seen going under the surface of the water while swimming at Dam Neck Beach, Saturday evening. Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire Department recovered a body matching the description of the...