Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking lancha off Texas coast
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted and rescued five people Monday from a sinking lancha off southern Texas. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew of four lancha crews engaged in illegal fishing. Two...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Cape Johnson, WA

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Cape Johnson, WA
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker from the beach near Cape Johnson in Olympic National Park Monday afternoon. At 1:50 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a call from the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center relaying park rangers’ request for assistance in...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man in Chatham Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs man in Chatham Strait, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medically evacuated a man from the cruise ship Norwegian Encore in Chatham Strait, Alaska, Monday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at 7:27 a.m. and safely hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel at the Mt. Edgecumbe Medical...

Coast Guard medevacs man 57 miles offshore Newport, OR

Coast Guard medevacs man  57 miles offshore Newport, OR
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, Oregon, medevacs a man from a vessel approximately 57 miles offshore Newport after he suffered a medical emergency July 18, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a vessel approximately 57 miles offshore Newport after he suffered a medical emergency. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from cruise ship
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 62-year-old man Monday from the Carnival Glory cruise ship approximately 86 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a 62-year-old man Monday from the Carnival Glory cruise ship approximately 86 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New...

Spirit of Norfolk Unified Command crews complete tow

Spirit of Norfolk Unified Command crews complete tow
Tug boats have the Spirit of Norfolk in tow under Coast Guard supervision while a Coast Guard Station Portsmouth 45-foot response boat crew prepares to escort the boat out of Norfolk Naval Station, Virginia, June 12, 2022. NORFOLK, Va. — Spirit of Norfolk salvage crews completed the tow of the vessel to Colonna’s Shipyard Sunday morning where the joint Coast Guard and National Transportation...

Coast Guard rescues 1 from aground vessel near Lake Charles, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 1 from aground vessel near Lake Charles, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued a boater from a sailing vessel that ran aground near Lake Charles, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 9 p.m. from a 19-year-old man stating his 30-foot sailing vessel had run aground...

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Morgan City

Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Morgan City
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember Monday from a commercial fishing vessel 21 miles offshore Morgan City, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a notification at 7:46 p.m. from the commercial fishing vessel GP Amelia of a crewmember suffering...

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded boaters near Hopedale, La.

Coast Guard rescues 4 stranded boaters near Hopedale, La.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four stranded boaters Tuesday near Hopedale, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 12:45 p.m. from a 21-foot recreational vessel that was beset by the weather stranding the four people aboard in Mosquito Point. Watchstanders coordinated the launch of an...