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...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Taylor Point, WA

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Taylor Point, WA
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley LA PUSH, Wash. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured hiker Wednesday morning from the beach between Taylor Point and Scotts Bluff on the west coast of Olympic National Park. The 21-year-old male had reportedly fallen from a nearby cliff Tuesday evening, leaving him unable to walk and stranded overnight. At...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 25 miles off Tillamook Bay, OR

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 25 miles off Tillamook Bay, OR
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo TILLAMOOK, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 19-year-old crew member aboard the 38-foot commercial fishing vessel Joseph Tuesday afternoon 25 miles west of Tillamook Bay. At approximately 1:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call from the vessel’s captain reporting the crew member was experiencing...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel east of Cape Cod
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five mariners from a vessel fire 85 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Friday. At approximately 5 p.m. Coast Guard First District watchstanders received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon notification from the 100-foot trawler Nobska. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews were launched...

Coast Guard delivers emergency supplies to Palau following Typhoon Surigae

Coast Guard delivers emergency supplies to Palau following Typhoon Surigae
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) deliver emergency supplies to the island of Kayangel, Palau, following Typhoon Surigae, April 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Philip Groff/Released) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) delivered emergency supplies including water and food to the island of Kayangel,...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 132 miles east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard conducts medevac 132 miles east of Cape Cod
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 132 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Tuesday. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Mary Anne, home-ported in New Bedford, Massachusetts, reporting a 56-year-old crewmember...