Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel off Baffin Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old male from a fishing vessel 15 miles off Baffin Bay, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 8:30 p.m. Thursday from the crew of the 77-foot fishing vessel Los Nietos, stating a crewmember...

Coast Guard works with Florida to remove oil from Gulf Islands National Seashore

Coast Guard works with Florida to remove oil from Gulf Islands National Seashore
The Coast Guard coordinated efforts to remove weathered oil, discovered after Hurricane Sally, from a half-mile area of Johnson Beach, Florida, Oct. 15, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ed Wargo. MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard federal on scene coordinator and the state on scene coordinator from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in consultation with Federal...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from vessel taking on water
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dustin R. Williams HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from a sailing vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a mayday call at 2:45 a.m. via VHF Chanel 16 from passengers aboard the 28-foot sailing vessel Irish Eyes, stating...

Coast Guard members help rescue injured pelican

Coast Guard members help rescue injured pelican
Service members from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles rescued a pelican in distress near Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles, Virginia, Oct. 10, 2020. Photo courtesy of Wildlife ER. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources rescued a pelican in distress near Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles, Virginia, Saturday. Coast Guard Station Cape Charles watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people in Sitkinak Lagoon, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 people in Sitkinak Lagoon, Alaska
The Coast Guard rescued two men from Sitkinak Lagoon, Alaska, approximately 85 nautical miles Southwest of Kodiak, after their skiff capsized, October 4, 2020. KODIAK – The Coast Guard rescued two men from Sitkinak Lagoon, Alaska, approximately 85 nautical miles Southwest of Kodiak, after their skiff capsized, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted both men,...

Coast Guard airlifts family to safety off Washington jetty

Coast Guard airlifts family to safety off Washington jetty
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo Warrenton, OR — The Coast Guard rescued a family Saturday from the Washaway Beach Jetty on the North Cove of Willapa Bay, Washington, after they became trapped by the rising tide. Two male adults, one minor and a canine were airlifted to safety without any reported injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received notification...

Coast Guard marine environmental response teams conduct vessel assessments

Coast Guard marine environmental response teams conduct vessel assessments
Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Alysha Nagel, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Garrett Ragland conduct post Hurricane Sally assessments to determine environmental threats posed by vessels, in Perdido Bay in Lillian, Alabama, Oct. 3, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Melissa Leake. NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard marine environmental response teams conducted vessel assessment operations...

Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii

Coast Guard, partners medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii
US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy successfully medevaced a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Friday. A Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 37 MH-60 Seahawk aircrew transported the mariner directly to Queen’s Medical Center. He was reportedly in stable condition. “One...

Coast Guard rescues man 6 miles east of Government Cut

Coast Guard rescues man 6 miles east of Government Cut
A man holds onto the capsized 25-foot pleasure craft, Vita Beata, approximately 12 miles east of Government Cut, Florida, Sept. 25, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sonya Alcocer. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one man from a capsized 25-foot pleasure craft approximately 6 miles east of Government Cut. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a VHF radio distress signal...