Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur

Unified Command continues response to container ship fire west of Big Sur
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Unified Command continues to respond to the fire aboard a container ship approximately 80 miles southwest of Big Sur, Saturday. The crew of the container ship NYK Delphinus reported the engine room has seen a steady decline in temperature through Saturday morning. Smoke is no longer visible and the...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA
A boatcrew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Grays Harbor transits toward waters off Westport, Washington.  File photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark GRAYS HARBOR, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a 47-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard while underway fishing for halibut 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor. Missing is Jason LaBrie of Oregon City,...

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey

Unified Command responds to container ship off coast of Monterey
The motor vessel NYK Delphinus contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at 4:54 a.m., reporting an engine fire aboard the ship approximately 50 miles west of Monterey, Calif., May 14, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) SAN FRANCISCO — A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, the State of California, and Resolve Marine is responding to a fire aboard a container ship approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Chadwick Bay, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Chadwick Bay, North Carolina
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. SNEADS FERRY, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted in medically evacuating a boater who sustained injuries aboard a pleasure craft that ran aground in the vicinity of Chadwick Bay, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a call via VHF Channel 16 from the operator of the 50-foot cabin cruiser, Lisa...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Taylor Point, WA

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Taylor Point, WA
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley LA PUSH, Wash. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured hiker Wednesday morning from the beach between Taylor Point and Scotts Bluff on the west coast of Olympic National Park. The 21-year-old male had reportedly fallen from a nearby cliff Tuesday evening, leaving him unable to walk and stranded overnight. At...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 25 miles off Tillamook Bay, OR

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 25 miles off Tillamook Bay, OR
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo TILLAMOOK, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 19-year-old crew member aboard the 38-foot commercial fishing vessel Joseph Tuesday afternoon 25 miles west of Tillamook Bay. At approximately 1:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call from the vessel’s captain reporting the crew member was experiencing...

Coast Guard searches for missing child in the water near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing child in the water near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing seven-year-old male near the Galveston Seawall near 37th St. and Seawall Boulevard in Galveston, Texas. The child was last seen wearing black shorts. At approximately 8:09 p.m., Tuesday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Boca Raton Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Boca Raton Inlet
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search for Wonny Kerr, Tuesday, who was reported as missing on Friday approximately 1.5 miles north of Boca Raton Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Miami command center watchstanders received initial notification from Boca Raton Police Department 911...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Port Orford, WA

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Port Orford, WA
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker who fell from the cliffs above Nellies Cove Monday evening near Port Orford. At approximately 6:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an agency assistance request from Curry County Dispatch. A 21-year-old male hiker had reportedly fallen...