Coast Guard assists 5 after collision near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 after collision near Port O'Connor, Texas
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Pelican tows a disabled 84-foot fishing boat after a vessel collision 15 miles off Port O’Connor, Texas, July 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Pelican) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted five crew members aboard an 84-foot fishing vessel near Port O’Connor, Texas, Monday. At approximately 9 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. rescue seven people aboard a 40-foot sport fishing boat beset by weather 60 nautical miles southeast of Cape May, N.J., July 25, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sport fishing boat beset by weather 69 miles southeast of Cape May Sunday. A small craft advisory for the area indicated...

Coast Guard hoists 3 from grounded vessel near Cape May, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners after their vessel ran aground approximately 28 miles north west of Cape May, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape May received a relayed call from Cumberland County 911 dispatch regarding a 16-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard which ran aground near Back Creek. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay diverted an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard Station Gloucester crews rescue 40 aboard Yankee Patriot II

Coast Guard Station Gloucester crews rescue 40 aboard Yankee Patriot II
Crews from Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescued 40 people aboard the Yankee Patriot II in the Gloucester harbor on July 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescued 40 people aboard the fishing charter Yankee Patriot II Wednesday after a reported engine fire. At approximately 8:40 a.m., Station Gloucester received a call on Channel 16 that the fishing...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat 30 miles west of Cedar Key

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat 30 miles west of Cedar Key
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people, Friday, who spent the night clinging to a boat that capsized in a heavy storm, 30 miles west of Cedar Key. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely hoisted the four people, and they were taken to Crystal River airfield to awaiting emergency medical personnel. The four people were reported to have mild...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from a vessel taking on water near Atlantic City

Coast Guard rescues 6 from a vessel taking on water near Atlantic City
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six boaters after their boat began taking on water approximately 34 miles east of Atlantic City, Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay Command Center in Philadelphia received an alert that a 28-foot pleasure craft with six people aboard...

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key buoy on Patapsco River in Baltimore

Coast Guard sets historic Francis Scott Key buoy on Patapsco River in Baltimore
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin, home-ported in Baltimore, salutes the Francis Scott Key buoy after its seasonal launch in the Patapsco River, Baltimore, June 10, 2021.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Breanna Centeno) BALTIMORE — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin set the Francis Scott Key Memorial Buoy on the Patapsco River on Thursday. The specially...

Coast Guard Cutter Active offloads $220 million in drugs in San Diego

Coast Guard Cutter Active offloads $220 million in drugs in San Diego
Bails of seized cocaine sit on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) before being offloaded in San Diego, Wednesday. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alex Gray) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Active (WMEC 618) offloaded approximately 11,500 pounds of seized cocaine in San Diego, Wednesday. The drugs, worth an estimated $220 million, were seized in the international...

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Port Mansfield

Coast Guard rescues 4 near Port Mansfield
Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters after their vessel began taking on water approximately 13 miles north of Port Mansfield, Texas, Monday. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification from a...