Coast Guard rescues 55 migrants stranded on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 55 migrants stranded on Monito Island
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez Over the Horizon boat rescues a group of 55 migrants Jan. 19, 2023, who were left stranded by smugglers on Monito Island, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez rescued 55 migrants Thursday, who were left abandoned and stranded by smugglers on the uninhabited natural...

Coast Guard rescues person in water near La Porte, Texas

Coast Guard rescues person in water near La Porte, Texas
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston 29-foot Response Boat–Small crewmember treats a woman for a head injury after falling in the water near the Houston Yacht Club, Texas on Jan. 18, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a person from the water near the Houston Yacht Club in La Porte, Texas,...

Coast Guard rescues crewmember 40 miles offshore Destin

Coast Guard rescues crewmember 40 miles offshore Destin
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a 39-year-old male crewmember approximately 40 miles offshore Destin, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 at 11:15 a.m. from the crew aboard the motor vessel No Pressure stating a crewmember was suffering...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from tug 30 miles from Ocean City

Coast Guard rescues 7 from tug 30 miles from Ocean City
A disabled tug and barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City, Maryland, on Jan.15, 2023, after a tow line snapped and the Coast Guard hoisted the tug’s seven crew members. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member aboard the tug Legacy notified watch standers...

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewman near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewman near Galveston
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to medevac a crew member aboard the CMA CGA Samson who sustained a severe lower leg injury near Galveston, Texas, Jan. 13, 2023. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured crewman Friday from a container ship in the Houston Ship Channel near Galveston, Texas. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel south of Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel south of Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Alex Morris,  hoists a 48-year-old man into an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter 220 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Jan. 11, 2023. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Scott Kellerman. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward-deployed to Cold Bay, medically evacuated a mariner from a vessel 220 miles south of Dutch Harbor, Alaska,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel near Port Mansfield
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Monday from a vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8 p.m. from a friend of two boaters, a 59-year-old man and an 80-year-old man, whose 17-foot skiff was reportedly taking on water...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Elliot Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Elliot Key
Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish file photo by Petty Officer Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search, Monday, for a 60-year-old male diver who went missing in the vicinity of Elliott Key. Missing is Roberto Salgado. On Saturday, a good Samaritan reported to Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders, at approximately 5 p.m., that a person went missing while snorkeling. A Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater on Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard suspends search for boater on Lake Pontchartrain
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for a missing boater on Lake Pontchartrain near New Orleans. Coast Guard crews searched for approximately 16 hours, covering more than 230 nautical square miles. Missing is a Billy Coile, a 44-year-old Caucasian male last seen wearing a blue shirt and khakis. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received...