Coast Guard searching for missing 34 year-old boater

Coast Guard searching for missing 34 year-old boater
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for Russell Hines, a 34 year-old boater who was reported overdue Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia were notified by the James City County Sheriff’s Office that Hines’s 29-foot boat was discovered aground with the engine running in the James River, in...

Coast Guard suspends response to overturned boat near Point Loma

Coast Guard suspends response to overturned boat near Point Loma
Coast Guard Cutter Haddock File PhotoSAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard has suspended its response to an overturned boat near the Point Loma Tide Pools in the Cabrillo National Monument. The Coast Guard Cutter Haddock crew relieved the Blackfin and remained on scene through the night to continue searching for survivors from the capsized, 40-foot trawler-style boat while the Coast Guard and partner agencies...

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast

Coast Guard responds to multiple cases along Gulf Coast
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to multiple search and rescue cases along the Gulf Coast over the weekend. Coast Guard crews at Sectors Corpus Christi, Houston-Galveston, New Orleans and Mobile worked six separate cases, with three of those occurring Sunday. “As the warmer weather approaches, boaters are becoming more active on the waterways throughout the region, and we want to remind...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from the water near Pinellas Point

Coast Guard rescues 2 from the water near Pinellas Point
A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew transits alongside the personal craft after assisting its two occupants May 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water after their personal watercraft capsized near Pinnelas Point, Sunday. A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew arrived on scene, located...

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel near Point Loma

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel near Point Loma
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to an overturned vessel Sunday near the Point Loma Tide Pools in the Cabrillo National Monument. TowBoat U.S. contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego command center watchstanders around 10 a.m., reporting a 40-foot trawler-style boat capsized on the rocks. Coast...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Tiger Shark file photo by Fireman Ross Ruddell. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 22-year-old male in the water at Surfside Beach near Freeport, Texas. Missing is Elijah Posada, U.S. Air Force, who was last seen wearing a maroon shirt. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification Sunday of a 22-year-old Posada who was swimming approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers from ledge in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers from ledge in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David MosleySEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued two hikers from the side of a cliff early Sunday near Hoh Head in Olympic National Park. Rescued were Tessa Allen and Reed Farber, both in their 20s. Olympic National Park Rangers contacted Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders at about midnight Sunday requesting...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offCameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offCameron, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 60-year-old man from a fishing vessel 46 miles offshore Cameron, Louisiana, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a medevac request by radio from the fishing vessel Jennifer and David stating a...

Coast Guard ends search for man near Miami Marine Stadium

Coast Guard ends search for man near Miami Marine Stadium
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended the search for a 27-year-old man, Sunday, after a good Samaritan located him in the water near Miami Marine Stadium. Deceased is Latrell Harris, from New York City. Coast Guard Sector Miami command center watchstanders received initial notification Friday...