Coast Guard rescues 2 near the Chandeleur Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 near the Chandeleur Islands
Coast Guard  45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer Patrick D. Kelley NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Saturday after their vessel began taking on water near the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at 8:13 a.m. Saturday via Channel 16 of a 20-foot recreational fishing vessel taking on water after their...

Coast Guard rescues man from boat near Cloverdale, OR

Coast Guard rescues man from boat near Cloverdale, OR
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo Astoria Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a man Wednesday, who was reportedly experiencing a medical emergency aboard a boat near Cloverdale. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a report at approximately 2 p.m. of a 56-year-old man who was fainting aboard a 16-foot aluminum boat adrift in the Nestucca River. Watchstanders...

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 rescues 19 Haitians stranded by smugglers on Monito Island

Coast Guard rescues 19 Haitians stranded by smugglers on Monito Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier rescued 19 Haitians Sunday, who were left abandoned by smugglers on the uninhabited natural reserve of Monito Island, Puerto Rico. The rescue was part of ongoing multi-agency efforts in support of Operation Caribbean Guard and the Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG). Coast Guard...

Coast Guard conducts MEDEVAC 85 miles southeast of Nantucket

Coast Guard conducts MEDEVAC 85 miles southeast of Nantucket
BOSTON — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of a cruise ship passenger 85 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Wednesday.  Coast Guard Sector Southeast New England watchstanders received a notification of an 82-year-old passenger with a suspected pulmonary embolism, aboard the cruise ship Queen Mary II. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched,...

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 boaters near San Juan

Coast Guard crews rescue 2 boaters near San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard surface and air unit combined efforts to rescue two boaters following a vessel capsizing Wednesday morning, approximately six and a half nautical miles northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Rescued are Stephen McGrath, 54, and Tyler Penfield, 25, who reportedly were fishing for Mahi when a swell came over the bow of the 25-foot vessel Vida Azul causing the vessel...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews off Texas coast
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted five lancha crews and seized 590 pounds of illegally caught fish in federal waters off southern Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boat crews and the Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo crew, in coordination with Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi...

Coast Guard rescues 1 person, 2 dogs from Canadian waters

Coast Guard rescues 1 person, 2 dogs from Canadian waters
Petty Officer 3rd Class Austen Marshall, an avionics electrical technician and a flight mechanic at Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, sits near a dog his aircrew rescued from a grounded sailing vessel near Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Dec. 28, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued one person and two dogs Wednesday from a grounded sailing vessel offshore...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded near Port O'Connor, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 29-foot Response Boat–Small file photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters stranded near Port O’Connor, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor personnel at 6:18 p.m. of two boaters whose 21-foot pleasure craft was disabled in the vicinity...