Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for overdue fisherman near Texas City, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended its search Saturday for a 60 year-old-man who was reported overdue near Swan Lake in Texas City, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that a body was recovered matching the description of the missing fisherman. “Our hearts go out to the families and friends affected by this loss,” said Cmdr. Jordan Baldueza, search...

Coast Guard assists towing vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas

Coast Guard assists towing vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. HOUSTON — A Coast Guard crew assisted a 72-foot towing vessel taking on water near Port Arthur, Texas, Thursday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that the towing vessel, Antietam, was taking on water and in need of assistance. Antietam, who was pushing two barges, intentionally...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Bald Head Island, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from Bald Head Island, NC
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man suffering severe abdominal pains from Bald Head Island, North Carolina, Monday. Coast Guard Station Oak Island watchstanders received a report of the 49-year old man’s condition and the request for a medevac from medical personnel with the Bald Head Island Public Safety Department. Station...

Coast Guard rescues stranded man from island near Barley Point Island

Coast Guard rescues stranded man from island near Barley Point Island
29-foot Respoonse Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. NEW YORK — Coast Guard crews rescued a distressed individual stuck on an unnamed island west of Barley Island, Monday morning. At approximately 9:40 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook received notification from Rumson Police Department of a 21 year-old-man stuck on an island west of Barley Island...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Atlantic Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues kayaker off Atlantic Beach, NC
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard pulled a man from the water after his kayak capsized and sank about a half-mile southeast of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, Saturday morning. Carteret County Police dispatchers contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina this morning and notified them that the two kayakers were requesting assistance...

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel on Tennessee River

Coast Guard responds to sunken vessel on Tennessee River
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken towing vessel near the Kentucky Lock and Dam on the Tennessee River, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley received a report at approximately 10 p.m. Monday that the inspected towing vessel Tom Bussler capsized at mile marker 15 on the Tennessee River. The inspected towing vessel George Leavell recovered the two crewmembers...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 after helicopter crash

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 after helicopter crash
Coast Guard Station Cortez 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by by Seaman Meredith A. Manning ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three people after a helicopter crash Wednesday near Anna Maria Island. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RBS) boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cortez was dispatched at 10:55 a.m. after a report of a helicopter crash 2 miles west...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Jekyll Island, Georgia
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker Saturday near Jekyll Island, Georgia, after they were unable to make it back to shore. Rescued was Lana Patrick, 38. At 12:58 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call from a 38-year-old woman stating she was kayaking,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Saturday after their boat capsized and sank in Jericho Creek. At 11:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from Charleston County Dispatch stating a skiff capsized with three people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot...