Coast Guard rescues 3 people from disabled boat

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from disabled boat
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled boat south of Hopedale, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 6:15 p.m. on Friday of a disabled 18-foot recreational boat with three people aboard in Seven Dollar Bay. Sector watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard offloads more than 7.1 tons of cocaine in San Diego

Coast Guard offloads more than 7.1 tons of cocaine in San Diego
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche poses with pallets holding more than 7.1 tons of contraband Friday at Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego April 5, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Joel Guzman) SAN DIEGO — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Waesche offloaded more than 14,300 pounds of cocaine in San Diego Friday. The cocaine was seized in international waters...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Homosassa

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Homosassa
A 26-foot boat sits capsized 26-miles west of Homosassa, Florida, Saturday, March 30, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Levi G. Mcfarland) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people Saturday after their 26-foot boat capsized 35 miles west of Homosassa. Rescued were Inverness natives Brittany Thompson, 34, and Brian Thompson, 35. Also rescued were Joanna Fraser, 42, and Lincoln...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Atlantic City
U.S. Coast Guard Air Stations Atlantic City, New Jersey and Elizabeth City, North Carolina medevac a man from the cruise ship MSC Divina approximately 100 miles off Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 19, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Elizabeth City) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from the cruise ship MSC Divina approximately 100 miles southeast of Atlantic City,...

Coast Guard urges caution to Bay Area boaters and beachgoers along California coast

Coast Guard urges caution to Bay Area boaters and beachgoers along California coast
A ‘no swimming’ sign warns the public of heavy surf conditions . SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard urges Bay Area boaters and beachgoers to take caution while along the coast due to strong swells and increased risk of sneaker waves, Tuesday. Strong rip currents and large shore breaks are expected along the coast from Sonoma County to the Monterey Bay, including Ocean Beach, Montara State...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 28 miles southwest Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 28 miles southwest 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 man from a cruise ship approximately 28 miles off the coast of San Diego, Sunday. Emerald Princess cruise ship crewmembers contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 6:30 p.m. Sunday, requesting assistance for...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker near Galveston

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from oil tanker near Galveston
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevacs a 58 year-old man from an oil tanker 50 miles south of Galveston, Texas, Mar. 10, 2018.  HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58 year-old man from an oil tanker near Galveston, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the captain of the oil tanker Nobel requesting the medevac of...

Coast Guard crews rescues 2 from sinking vessel near Fishers Island

Coast Guard crews rescues 2 from sinking vessel near Fishers Island
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium approach a 55-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Fishers Island, New York, Sunday March 10, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Station New London) NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London rescued two people after they abandoned their sinking fishing vessel near Fishers Island, New York, Sunday morning. At...

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward commissioned in San Francisco

Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward commissioned in San Francisco
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducts a fly-by as the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward crew renders a salute during a commissioning ceremony at Yerba Buena Island, California, March 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Alex Gray) SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard commissioned a new, California-based 154-foot Fast Response Cutter in San Francisco, Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward...