Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 35 miles southwest of Golden Gate Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott HandlinSAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 76-year-old woman approximately 35 miles southwest of the Golden Gate Bridge, Tuesday morning. Crew aboard the cruise ship Star Princess contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders at approximately 5 a.m. requesting assistance for a passenger experiencing symptoms...

Coast Guard offloads more than 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads more than 6 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma offloaded approximately 6 tons of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean were offloaded Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 in Port Everglades. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Brent Sargent MIAMI — Approximately six tons of cocaine seized in the Eastern Pacific Ocean were offloaded Monday in Port Everglades by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma (WMEC-908). The...

Coast Guard Hurricane Florence response operations continue in North Carolina

Coast Guard Hurricane Florence response operations continue in North Carolina
Coast Guard aviation search and rescue operations in North Carolina during the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Sept. 16, 2018. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – Coast Guard Hurricane Florence response operations are underway in support of the state of North Carolina.  As of Sunday: Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 193 people and 91 pets in North Carolina since Hurricane Florence...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near False Pass, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs diver near False Pass, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt FredricksonANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man after a diving accident near False Pass, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew based out of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the man and brought him to receive medical care at Cold Bay Clinic in Cold Bay. Coast Guard watchstanders in the 17th District command center...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 290 miles southwest of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 290 miles southwest of Point Loma
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Henry G. Dunphy SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old man from a tanker ship approximately 290 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Tuesday. The crew of the 525-foot tanker vessel, Chembulk New York, contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego’s Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately...

Off-duty Coast Guard helicopter pilot rescues 2 people after boat sinks

Off-duty Coast Guard helicopter pilot rescues 2 people after boat sinks
A Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office marine unit prepares to transfer two survivors to a Sanibel Fire Rescue boat crew after a 22-foot boat sank near John’s Pass, Florida, Saturday, Aug. 25. (Courtesy photo) CLEARWATER, Fla. — An off-duty Coast Guard helicopter pilot and his family rescued two people from the water Saturday near John’s Pass. Rescued were a 51-year-old Clearwater man and a...

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel near Jenner, Calif.

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel near Jenner, Calif.
A Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew escorts a fishing vessel to Bodega Bay after the vessel became disabled three miles off the coast of Jenner, Calif., Aug. 17, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assisted a fisherman Friday evening near Jenner, after his 33-foot fishing boat became disabled. The boater contacted Coast Guard Sector San Francisco...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 70 miles west of Anclote Key

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 70 miles west of Anclote Key
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photoTARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man Thursday from a fishing boat 70 miles north west of Anclote Key. Medevaced was Sean Haas, 49. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 9:25 a.m. from a crew member aboard the 25-foot fishing boat, Awesome Angler....

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Air Station Savannah/Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 47-year-old man Tuesday from a vessel 46 miles east of Myrtle Beach. At 12:53 p.m, the Super Voyager III, a 110-foot charter vessel, contacted Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders stating a passenger was suffering from chest pains and was in need of emergency care. An...