Coast Guard medevacs man 14 miles off Oak Island, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs man 14 miles off Oak Island, North Carolina
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. OAK ISLAND, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man reportedly suffering from chest pains and shortness of breath approximately 14 miles south of Oak Island, North Carolina, Sunday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina initially received the report via VHF-FM channel 16, and...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 swimmers near Destin, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 2 swimmers near Destin, Florida
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two swimmers who were in distress while swimming near East Pass in Destin, Florida, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report around 1 p.m. that two swimmers were struggling to make it back to land after their raft had been swept away from shore. A nearby Good Samaritan was able to retrieve...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct law enforcement exercise in San Francisco Bay
Coast Guard Station San Francisco 45 foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct an interagency maritime active-threat exercise in conjunction with Water Emergency Transportation Agency (WETA), Thursday. The exercise is scheduled to involve Coast Guard Sector San Francisco personnel along with participants from the Neptune Coalition, a partnership...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Brigantine, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man near Brigantine, New Jersey
A Coast Guard Station Atlantic City boat crew transferrs a 74-year-old man who was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms while boating in the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway to local emergency medical services personnel, June 30, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Robert Paulino) BRIGANTINE, N.J. — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a 74-year-old man who was experiencing...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from aground vessel on Savannah River jetties

Coast Guard rescues 3 from aground vessel on Savannah River jetties
Passengers aboard a 21-foot center console boat, are helped onto a Coast Guard Station Tybee Island boat after alliding with the North Savanah jetties June 29, 2020, in Charleston, S.C.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Tybee Island) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people after a 21-foot center console vessel went aground on the Savannah River North jetties, Saturday. A...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 on Oregon Coast

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 3 on Oregon Coast
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Chetco River salvage a capsized vessel outside the mouth of the Chetco River, Oregon, June 27, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Bowne) BANNING, Ore. — Crew members from Coast Guard Station Chetco River and good Samaritans rescued three men from a capsized vessel Saturday outside the mouth of the Chetco River. At 10:45 a.m. watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Red Rocks, Lake Champlain

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Red Rocks, Lake Champlain
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews suspended their search for a 52-year-old man off Red Rocks, on Lake Champlain, Vermont, Wednesday afternoon. At 5:44 p.m., Tuesday, Coast Guard Sector Northern New England Command Center received a report of multiple people in the water. A total of six people were in an 18-foot boat and four people ended...

i911 system helps Coast Guard rescue 2 stranded on Gates Island

i911 system helps Coast Guard rescue 2 stranded on Gates Island
Coast Guard Station New London 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London rescued two paddle boarders after they became disoriented in fog and stranded on Gates Island, Connecticut, Monday evening. At approximately 7:25 p.m., watchstanders at Station New London received a report from a good Samaritan stating that from their home on Mason Island...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Delanco, New Jersey

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Delanco, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Philadelphia 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo. DELANCO, N.J. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a missing 22-year-old male swimmer in the vicinity of Delanco on the Delaware River, Sunday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a relayed report from the City of Burlington Police Department Dispatch notifying them of the...