Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for teenage girl who fell off Pismo Beach Pier
Coast Guard Station Morro Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a teenage girl who reportedly fell off the pier in Pismo Beach, Thursday evening. The girl was reported to be wearing a pink or purple colored shirt and white pants. Cal Fire personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near Sabine, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a sinking vessel 35 miles south of Sabine, Texas, Thursday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a phone call from one of the five boaters aboard a disabled pleasure craft stating their vessel was taking on water. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information...

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island

Coast Guard Cordova FOL crew saves man stranded for three days on Montague Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cordova, poses with a man they rescued after he was stranded for three days on Montague Island near Cordova, Alaska, June 13, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Palen. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward-deployed to Cordova, rescued...

Coast Guard airlifts stranded hiker at Ecola State Park, Ore.

Coast Guard airlifts stranded hiker at Ecola State Park, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard airlifted a hiker stranded on a rock piling at Ecola State Park, Wednesday night. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted the uninjured man and transported him to Coast Guard Air Station Astoria. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people, 3 dogs from floodwaters near Alexander County, Illinois

Coast Guard rescues 17 people, 3 dogs from floodwaters near Alexander County, Illinois
Coast Guard flood punt team members from Sector Upper Mississippi River rescued 17 people and three dogs from floodwaters in Alexander County, Illinois, June 12, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued 17 people and three dogs from floodwaters in Alexander County, Illinois, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River deployed a Western Rivers Flood...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Prince William Sound, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship in Prince William Sound, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Valdez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medically evacuated a 61-year-old female suffering with cardiac problems from the cruise ship Island Princess in vicinity of Bligh Island, near Prince William Sound, Alaska, Tuesday. The woman was transported to emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a mariner near Espiritu Santo Bay, Texas, Tuesday evening. At approximately 7:00 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report that a 57-year-old mariner had been bitten by a snake while mooring his sailing vessel for the...

Coast Guard, U.S. Army rescues 2 people from submerged vessel in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard, U.S. Army rescues 2 people from submerged vessel in Chesapeake Bay
A U.S. Coast Guard crewmember from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles, Virginia, observes a submerged vessel in the Chesapeake Bay, June 10, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan Wyco) Portsmouth, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Army rescued two people from the water 6.5 miles west of Fisherman Island, Virginia, Monday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 146 miles southeast of Jamaica

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 146 miles southeast of Jamaica
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing mariner Tuesday approximately 146 miles southeast of Kingston, Jamaica. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a report from master of the sailing vessel Cinnamon Girl that a 71-year-old crewmember was went overboard. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) was diverted...