Coast Guard assists 2 near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists 2 near South Padre Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters aboard a vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Station South Padre personnel received a phone call at 1:50 p.m. from a good Samaritan assisting two people aboard a 20-foot pontoon boat taking on water 500 yards offshore in the Laguna Madre. A 24-foot...

Coast Guard rescues 18 year old from flooded vessel in Port Aransas

Coast Guard rescues 18 year old from flooded vessel in Port Aransas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued an 18-year-old boater from a flooded vessel in Port Aransas, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a report at 5 p.m. from Port Aransas Police Department personnel that an 18-foot pleasure craft was taking on water near the Port Aransas...

Coast Guard rescues woman from water off South Padre Island

Coast Guard rescues woman from water off South Padre Island
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued a 24-year-old woman from the water off South Padre Island, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received notification at 11 a.m. from Cameron County Beach Patrol stating a woman was swimming approximately 1 mile offshore Beach Access #5 without...

Good Samaritan finds missing person’s body near Mule Key

Good Samaritan finds missing person's body near Mule Key
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — Coast Guard, partner agencies and a good Samaritan located the body of a missing person, Friday, at approximately 12:40 p.m. near Mule Key. The body of 28-year-old Jewel Hammond was located. A good Samaritan reported a deceased body about 200 yards east of Mule Key. A fellow...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and partner agency air and surface assets continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized vessel in the Mona Passage, approximately 10 nautical miles north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals, of which eight remain hospitalized....

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat off Oahu

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart assisted one mariner and two dogs aboard the disabled 32-foot sailboat Wind Rush north of Oahu, May 9, 2022.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Ian Callahan) HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart assisted one mariner and two dogs aboard the disabled 32-foot sailboat Wind Rush north of Oahu, Monday. The Wind Rush was disabled...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing hiker off Oahu

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing hiker off Oahu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu Police Department, Ocean Safety, and Honolulu Fire Department are searching for missing hiker Chase Ingalls in the vicinity of Makapu’u Lighthouse, Monday. Ingalls is described as being 23-years-old, 6 feet, 1 inch tall, with brown hair. Anyone with information is requested to contact Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier recovered the body of a woman and rescued 56 persons from the water Saturday while assisting a Dominican Republic Navy vessel, following the capsizing of an illegal voyage vessel in the Mona Passage. The Dominican Republic Navy crew reportedly recovered twelve 12 other persons from...

Coast Guard rescues 7 aboard yacht 25-miles off Wash. Coast

Coast Guard rescues 7 aboard yacht 25-miles off Wash. Coast
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews from Station Grays Harbor and Station Quillayute River respond to a 143-foot yacht taking on water 25-miles off the Washington Coast, May 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued seven people over the weekend after the 143-foot yacht they were aboard took on water and became disabled 25-miles off the Washington coast. Watchstanders...