Coast Guard medevacs unresponsive diver 40 miles east of Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs unresponsive diver 40 miles east of Ponce Inlet
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard crews medevaced an injured diver Tuesday 40 miles east of Ponce Inlet. The diver, a 37-year old male, was experiencing signs of decompression sickness. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification from the vessel Fishues at 4:18 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Station Ponce de...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana
A Station Lake Charles 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew and Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles personnel respond to a vessel taking on water near Cameron, Louisiana, Oct. 15, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles. HOUSTON —Coast Guard crews assisted a 145-foot offshore supply vessel taking on water, near Cameron, Louisiana, early Monday morning. At 12:00 a.m., the crew...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Wassaw Sound, Georgia

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water near Wassaw Sound, Georgia
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters Friday after their vessel began taking on water near Wassaw Sound, Georgia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received a distress relay at 5:02 p.m. from Tow Boat U.S. stating an 18-foot vessel was taking on water with two people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Tybee Island 29-foot...

Coast Guard Terminates Illegal Passenger Vessel’s Voyage

Coast Guard Terminates Illegal Passenger Vessel’s Voyage
ST. LOUIS – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a vessel violating small passenger laws and regulations in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, on Saturday. A Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River 29-foot Response Boat-Small law enforcement boatcrew conducted a boarding on a 26-foot rental pontoon and determined the vessel was operating with passenger counts exceeding the legal limit of 12, with...

Coast Guard assists overdue boater near Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard assists overdue boater near Cape Charles, VA
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va.–The Coast Guard assisted an overdue boater who went missing near Cherrystone Campground in Cape Charles, Virginia, late Monday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads were notified at about 9 p.m., Monday, by the man’s wife stating he left for a 15-minute trip in a Jon Boat, and had failed to return after over two hours. Sector...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 5 in Lake Tahoe

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 5 in Lake Tahoe
A Coast Guard boat crew and Placer County Marine 6 personnel pose with five recreational boaters after rescuing them when their vessel began taking on water near King’s Beach in Lake Tahoe, Calif., Sept. 2, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo). TAHOE CITY, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Placer County Marine unit crews rescued five boaters whose 45-foot recreational vessel was taking on water...

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider in New Hampshire

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider in New Hampshire
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 12:39 p.m. Monday for a possible paraglider near Seabrook, New Hampshire. At approximately 7:15 p.m. Sunday, a beach patron called 911 to report a paraglider in the water about 600 yards off Seabrook Beach. Local emergency dispatch crews relayed the call to the Coast Guard. Coast Guard crews searched...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible person in the water near Seabrook, NH

Coast Guard, local agencies search for possible person in the water near Seabrook, NH
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with the Salisbury Fire Department are searching Sunday evening for a possible person in the water near Seabrook, New Hampshire. At approximately 7:30 p.m., a person on shore called 911 and reported a blue hang glider and possible person in distress 600 yards off Seabrook Beach. Currently searching...

10 people rescued from capsized boat near James River Bridge, VA

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Coast Guard, Newport News Fire Department and Virginia Marine Police worked together to rescue 10 people from the water after their vessel capsized near the James River Bridge, early Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call from Newport News Police Department who reported the capsized vessel with ten people in the water. A 29-foot...