Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near Slidell, La
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-small boatcrew departs for a search and rescue operation Sept. 22, 2022 near New Orleans.  (Coast Guard photo, courtesy Coast Guard Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard located two boaters reported overdue Thursday near Slidell, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by New Orleans Police Department...

Coast Guard holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new Vallejo station

Coast Guard holds ribbon cutting ceremony for new Vallejo station
Coast Guard Station Vallejo held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new search and rescue facility in Vallejo Municipal Marina, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Taylor Bacon) Vallejo, Calif. — Coast Guard Station Vallejo held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new search and rescue facility in Vallejo Municipal Marina, Friday. Station Vallejo’s new $14...

Coast Guard responds to natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, LA

Coast Guard responds to natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, LA
Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded to a natural gas pipeline explosion at Lake Lery, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received reports of a large fire at Lake Lery and coordinated the launch of an Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Cape May Villas, N.J.

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Cape May Villas, N.J.
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and New Jersey State Police are searching for an overdue boater Tuesday approximately 1 miles east of Cape May Villas, New Jersey. Missing is Christian Johnathon Hosford, Jr., 33, last seen around sunset on Monday in a 10-foot John boat near his home in Cape May Villas. Hosford reportedly did...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing doctor from Naples, FL

Coast Guard suspends search for missing doctor from Naples, FL
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile file photo by PA3 Rob Simpson ST. PETERSBURG Fla.— The Coast Guard has suspended the search for Dr. Chaundre Cross of Naples, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard crews covered an area of approximately 13,100 square miles over the course of 100 hours. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center began initial investigation and follow-on searches for Cross,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Port Isabel

Coast Guard rescues 3 from water near Port Isabel
A Coast Guard Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement crew rescues three people from the water after their vessel capsized near Port Isabel, Texas, Aug. 9, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station South Padre Island) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Tuesday after their vessel capsized near Port Isabel, Texas. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes near Elizabeth City

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes near Elizabeth City
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-SMALL II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters after their boat capsized in the Pasquotank River Sunday night. Watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified that a boat capsized near Whitehall Shores, leaving three boaters stranded in the water. Two of the boaters...

Coast Guard, state, locals rescue 5 after boat capsizes near Barnegat Inlet

Coast Guard, state, locals rescue 5 after boat capsizes near Barnegat Inlet
47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Barnegat Inlet BARNEGAT INLET, N.J. – The Coast Guard, along with state and local responders, rescued five people from the water Sunday after their personal boat capsized at the entrance to Barnegat Inlet. At approximately 6:57 p.m. Sunday watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were informed that a vessel had capsized, stranding six people in the water. A...

Coast Guard, partners assist 4 after fatal boat crash near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard, partners assist 4 after fatal boat crash near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Alejandro Rivera HOUSTON — The Coast Guard and its partners assisted four people Saturday after a fatal boat crash near Freeport, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a phone call at 9:15 p.m. from the operator of a 22-foot pleasure craft stating he had been involved in a boat collision with...