Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas

Coast Guard reopens La Quinta Channel near Ingleside, Texas
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard reopened the La Quinta Channel to vessel traffic Thursday evening near Ingleside, Texas. The closure began Tuesday when Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received notification that the vessel Cristi sank approximately 100 yards north of Ingleside Point at 10:30 a.m. Due to the location of the sunken vessel, the La Quinta Channel was...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Folly River
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled sailing vessel near the Folly River Entrance, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the two boaters and transported them to Charleston Executive Airport with no medical concerns. At...

Coast Guard assists three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey

Coast Guard assists three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey
Coast Guard Station Cape May 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters near Cape May Inlet, New Jersey, Tuesday night. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification from Station Cape May watchstanders that three boaters were in need of assistance after their boat reportedly allided with...

Coast Guard ends search for missing man near Sanibel Island

Coast Guard ends search for missing man near Sanibel Island
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.- The Coast Guard ended its search for a missing man after a Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew located a man near the southeast side of Sanibel Island, Monday. The Station Ft. Myers Beach RB-S boat crew located a deceased man two miles south of Sanibel Island and brought him to Sanibel Police...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana. Missing is Mark Matherne from Slidell. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 1:30 p.m. Monday of a sunken vessel approximately six nautical miles southwest of Empire,...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for one person aboard an overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard crews spent over 29 hours onscene and searched more than 1,560 square-nautical miles over the course of three days but were unable to locate the man. “Our condolences go out to the family,” said Lt. Cmdr. Patrick Plummer, the search and rescue mission...

Coast Guard searching for one person aboard overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay

Coast Guard searching for one person aboard overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for one person aboard an overdue vessel in Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from St. Mary Sheriff’s Department at 8:35 p.m. Thursday of an overdue 17-foot Boston Whaler. The vessel...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Metropolitan Park

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Metropolitan Park
A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew conducts a boarding of a 75-foot pleasure craft, with 22 passengers aboard near Metropolitan Park, Jacksonville, Nov. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 75-foot pleasure craft, with 22 passengers aboard near Metropolitan Park, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot...

Coast Guard, Sauvie Island FD rescue 2 women out of Willamette River

Coast Guard, Sauvie Island FD rescue 2 women out of Willamette River
US Coast Guard Station Portland 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard and Sauvie Island Volunteer Fire Department crews rescued two women out of the Multnomah Channel on the Willamette River after their 16-foot aluminum skiff overturned early Saturday morning. The two women were pulled from the water by the Sauvie Island firefighters and treated for symptoms related...