Coast Guard continues to support Haiti, medevacs 20 from remote village

Coast Guard continues to support Haiti, medevacs 20 from remote village
Coast Guard MH-60 air crews land in the mountain village of Annette and medevacs 20 critically injured citizens to a higher level of care in Port au Prince, Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard aircrews medevaced 20 critically injured citizens to a higher level of care, Wednesday, after transporting medical personnel...

Coast Guard continues to provide support to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

Coast Guard continues to provide support to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake
Canadian Medical Assistant Team Cristina Coams alongside with Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Updike and Hero Client Rescue paramedic Nadia Van der Heyden evaluate an injured female Aug. 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa-Rodriguez) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues humanitarian efforts in impacted areas of Haiti following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake, Saturday. “On...

Coast Guard assists 5 after collision near Port O’Connor, Texas

Coast Guard assists 5 after collision near Port O'Connor, Texas
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Pelican tows a disabled 84-foot fishing boat after a vessel collision 15 miles off Port O’Connor, Texas, July 26, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Cutter Pelican) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted five crew members aboard an 84-foot fishing vessel near Port O’Connor, Texas, Monday. At approximately 9 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. rescue seven people aboard a 40-foot sport fishing boat beset by weather 60 nautical miles southeast of Cape May, N.J., July 25, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sport fishing boat beset by weather 69 miles southeast of Cape May Sunday. A small craft advisory for the area indicated...

Coast Guard hoists 3 from grounded vessel near Cape May, NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners after their vessel ran aground approximately 28 miles north west of Cape May, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape May received a relayed call from Cumberland County 911 dispatch regarding a 16-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard which ran aground near Back Creek. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay diverted an MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard Station Gloucester crews rescue 40 aboard Yankee Patriot II

Coast Guard Station Gloucester crews rescue 40 aboard Yankee Patriot II
Crews from Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescued 40 people aboard the Yankee Patriot II in the Gloucester harbor on July 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescued 40 people aboard the fishing charter Yankee Patriot II Wednesday after a reported engine fire. At approximately 8:40 a.m., Station Gloucester received a call on Channel 16 that the fishing...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat 30 miles west of Cedar Key

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat 30 miles west of Cedar Key
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people, Friday, who spent the night clinging to a boat that capsized in a heavy storm, 30 miles west of Cedar Key. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely hoisted the four people, and they were taken to Crystal River airfield to awaiting emergency medical personnel. The four people were reported to have mild...

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...