Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a dog south of Morgan City, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a dog south of Morgan City, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three people and a dog from a fishing vessel that was taking on water south of Morgan City, Louisiana, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a VHF distress call at 4:30 a.m. Saturday from the fishing vessel Tiger Lilly reporting they were taking on water with...

Air Station Kodiak medevacs Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett crewmember

Air Station Kodiak medevacs Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett crewmember
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medically evacuated a Coast Guard Cutter John Midgett (WHEC 726) crewmember from the ship near Kodiak, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the patient to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel in Kodiak. At 10:00 a.m., District 17 Command...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sailboat off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sailboat off Oregon coast
Coast Guard crews rescued five people aboard a sailboat off the Oregon coast, Oct. 16, 2019. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued five adults aboard a disabled sailing vessel Wednesday 20-miles west of Yaquina Bay, Oregon. At approximately, 5:15 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from a 50-foot sailing vessel that the individuals were struggling to make way...

Coast Guard hoists man and two dogs near Smith Island, Maryland

Coast Guard hoists man and two dogs near Smith Island, Maryland
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CRISFIELD, MD — The Coast Guard hoisted a man and his dogs two miles south of Smith Island Thursday morning. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region, watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM radio at approximately 11 p.m. from a recreational boater reporting that his 26-foot sailing vessel had become disabled due to weather conditions...

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners after their vessel capsized eight miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a Mayday call via VH-FM radio from a member of a capsized vessel with four mariners aboard....

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 20 miles offshore Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewmember from the sailing vessel Impatience approximately 20 miles offshore of Port Aransas, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a call from a member onboard the Impatience requesting a medevac for a 34-year-old...

Coast Guard showcases array of units during San Francisco Fleet Week

Coast Guard showcases array of units during San Francisco Fleet Week
The Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast, a 210-foot vessel homeported out of Warrenton, Oregon, transits under the Golden Gate Bridge into San Francisco Bay during San Francisco Fleet Week’s Parade of Ships, October 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Akiyama) ALAMEDA, Calif. — Multiple Pacific region Coast Guard units showcased their capabilities Friday during San...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted a 46-foot vessel taking on water in the San Bernard River near Freeport, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 46-foot cabin cruiser aground after it began taking on water approximately a quarter-mile from the...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Valor off New Orleans

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Valor off New Orleans
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a man aboard a cruise ship 65 nautical miles off the coast of Venice, Louisiana, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a request at 1:14 a.m. for the medevac of a 23-year-old man with multiple significant injuries after he fell aboard the cruise ship Carnival Valor. Sector...