Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water near Destin, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a request for assistance at 12:41 p.m. from Okaloosa County Sheriff’s in the search for a man who entered the water after he and another man were ejected from...

Coast Guard locates disabled vessel with 23 people aboard on the high seas

Coast Guard locates disabled vessel with 23 people aboard on the high seas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the crew of the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy rescued 23 individuals on the high seas, 130 nautical miles off the Yucatan Peninsula, Sunday. The Eighth Coast Guard District and Seventh Coast Guard District command centers received a report at 1:15 a.m. from a Cuban national stating his brother and 22...

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible heart attack victim

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible heart attack victim
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NEW YORK – A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew medically evacuated a 71-year-old woman experiencing symptoms of a possible heart attack approximately 10 miles southeast of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Sunday morning. At approximately 10:25 p.m. Saturday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New York received a report stating a woman aboard the cruise ship Anthem of...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer near Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard suspended the search Saturday evening for an 18-year-old man who was last seen swimming between Packery Channel and Bob Hall Pier near Corpus Christi, Texas. The search began Thursday when Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report of three persons in the water, two males and one female,...

Coast Guard medevacs 81-year-old woman from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs 81-year-old woman from cruise ship
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship near mile marker 50 on the Mississippi River near Pointe a la Hache, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 7:19 p.m. of an 81-year-old woman experiencing heart attack-like symptoms aboard the cruise ship Carnival...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department assist vessel taking on water off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui and Maui Fire Department responders assist in dewatering a recreational vessel, Lahaina, Maui, April 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Martine Safety Team Maui/Released) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department assisted the crew of a 22-foot recreational vessel taking on water near Lahaina, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters west of Clearwater Pass

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters west of Clearwater Pass
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key boat crew assists three people aboard a 22-foot boat 6 miles west of Clearwater Pass, Florida, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Weiland) CLEARWATER, Fla. —The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday after a boat took on water 6 miles west of Clearwater Pass. At 10:27 a.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders...

Coast Guard locates missing dredge mariner near Charleston

Coast Guard locates missing dredge mariner near Charleston
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews suspended their search Friday for a missing mariner near Charleston Harbor after locating the mariner’s body near Orange grove Creek. The mariner went missing after a dredge workboat capsized Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification from a fisherman that they had found the man at approximately 7:50 a.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner after dredge workboat capsizes near Charleston

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner after dredge workboat capsizes near Charleston
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard and partner agency crews are searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. Two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified at 9:51 p.m, Thursday, the Dredge Brunswick...