Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Sunday from the Tugboat Pop stating a 42-year-old man...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a vessel taking on water on the St. John’s River near Fort Caroline, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) crew arrived on scene and removed the two men from the vessel taking on water. The RB-S...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a man near Blount Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a man near Blount Island
The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island in Jacksonville Nov. 22, 2020. The 42-year-old man worked for a commercial tugboat and was transiting from the vessel to a barge when he fell overboard not wearing a lifejacket. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard searching for 2 men near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for two men who went missing after their fishing vessel capsized, Tuesday. The fishing vessel was located by a good Samaritan who reported the vessel was capsized near the south end of St. Helena Sound, South Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification at 3:47 p.m.,...

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel in Raritan Bay, N.J.

Coast Guard responds to overturned vessel in Raritan Bay, N.J.
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a report of an overturned vessel and a person in the water in Raritan Bay, N.J., Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New York watchstanders received a call on VHF radio at approximately 10 a.m., from a good Samaritan reporting an overturned 21-foot vessel with one person in the water in Raritan...

Coast Guard investigates barge allision with the Centerville Turnpike Bridge

Coast Guard investigates barge allision with the Centerville Turnpike Bridge
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. CHESAPEAKE, Va. — The Coast Guard is investigating an allision between a barge and the Centerville Turnpike Bridge which occurred early Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received the report of the allision at 4:46 a.m. and released a safety marine information broadcast alerting...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water Sunday near Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Naval Support Activity Panama City security at 2 p.m. of a 14-foot Gheenoe that washed up on the beach at the entrance of the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Port of Savannah

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Port of Savannah
USCG file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday evening for a man who went missing after he fell while transiting the gangway to the motor vessel Maersk Tukang in the Port of Savannah. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received the initial notification from the Georgia Port Authority at approximately 3 a.m., Tuesday, stating a man had fallen into the water...