Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi

Coast Guard establishes safety zone in Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas — The Coast Guard has established a safety zone due to multiple vessel groundings that occurred in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway near Corpus Christi, Texas, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a tug began taking on water in one of the two barges it was towing. An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone on section of Cape Fear River

Coast Guard establishes temporary safety zone on section of Cape Fear River
The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat became submerged, blocking the channel, Thursday evening. The zone is projected to be enforced until December 9th at 6 p.m. or whenever the submerged boat can be salvaged. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has established a temporary safety zone on a section of the Cape Fear River after a boat...

Coast Guard rescues person in water off South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues person in water off South Padre Island
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a 28-year-old woman after she drifted approximately a quarter mile offshore of South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island watchstanders were notified by the Cameron County Police Department of...

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from USS Ralph Johnson 34 miles off Washington coast

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from USS Ralph Johnson 34 miles off Washington coast
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a Sailor from a U.S. Navy destroyer Tuesday off the coast of Washington. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received an initial request for medevac from crew members aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Bliss off Hatteras, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Bliss off Hatteras, North Carolina
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 40 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a medevac request from the captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss for a passenger reportedly experiencing symptoms...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Ocean Park Beach in San Juan

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Ocean Park Beach in San Juan
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued two kayakers Sunday morning, in waters just of Ocean Park Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The two men rescued were reported to be tourists, who used a smart watch to relay a distress...

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Oahu

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Honolulu Fire Department are searching for a missing man who was swept out to sea off Yokohama Bay Sunday. “We are currently looking for a 19-year-old man who is described as 5-foot 11-inches tall and was last seen wearing black shorts,” said Petty Officer 3rd Class Austin Shaw, a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from vessel taking on water near Venice, Louisiana
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced one passenger aboard a fishing vessel near Venice, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 3:30 a.m. of a fishing vessel taking on water after striking a wellhead, with one of the three passengers sustaining a head injury. A Coast Guard Station...