Coast Guard responds to vessel allision near Dania Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel allision near Dania Beach
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a 26-year-old female Friday after a vessel allided with trees in Whiskey Creek, Intracoastal Waterway, near Dania Beach. The Dolphin aircrew lowered the rescue swimmer who assessed the situation and determined the female needed higher level medical attention....

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Port Fourchon, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off Port Fourchon, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescues three people from a vessel taking on water 8 nautical miles off of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, May 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS —The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel taking on water 8 nautical miles off of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call via VHF radio at 12:18 p.m. of...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue seven passengers from capsized vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue seven passengers from capsized vessel
The Coast Guard, with assistance from three good Samaritan vessels, rescued seven people from a capsized recreational vessel offshore Pensacola, Florida, May 22, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard, with assistance from three good Samaritan vessels, rescued seven people from a capsized recreational vessel offshore Pensacola, Florida, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 2 from aground houseboat in Napa River
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin hoists two men from an aground houseboat in Napa River, California. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people from an aground houseboat in the Napa River, Friday morning. Napa Police Department contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center watchstanders at approximately 6 a.m reporting...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Beluga file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted seven mariners after their vessel began taking on water 79 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Wednesday. At 10:29 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified by the crew of the 51-foot Smoker II that they were taking on water. The vessel’s dewatering pumps were keeping up with the flow of water,...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from disabled sailboat in Pillar Point
A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 Dolphin crew with rescued members of the 30-foot sailboat, Freedom.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo /Released) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled sailboat in Pillar Point Harbor, Wednesday morning. The owner of the 30-foot sailboat Freedom, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after vessel sinks near Tybee Island
Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued four boaters Wednesday after their vessel sank near Tybee Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a report of a 17-foot vessel sinking in the surf at 11:26 a.m. Watchstanders deployed a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard assists swimmer in Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists swimmer in Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Chinook file photo by Coast Guard Cutter Chinook CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a swimmer who drifted 400-yards from shore in Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan fishing on the Port Aransas jetties of a distressed swimmer who appeared to be struggling approximately 400-yards...

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers offshore Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 jet skiers offshore Texas City, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two jet skiers approximately two miles offshore the Texas City Dike in Texas City, Texas, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of an overdue jetski with two people aboard at approximately 5:30 p.m. Monday. Watchstanders issued...