Coast Guard responds to breakaway barges striking I-10 San Jacinto River bridge

Coast Guard responds to breakaway barges striking I-10 San Jacinto River bridge
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is responding after at least two barges struck the I-10 San Jacinto River Bridge near Channelview, Texas, Friday. At 12:05 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report that nine barges had broken away from their moorings at the San Jacinto River Fleet, north of the San Jacinto River bridge. A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. The missing person was recovered by Citrus County Sheriff and identified by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification from Citrus County Sheriff of a 43-year-old male paddle boarder, dressed as “Captain Jack Sparrow,” who left Hunter Springs Park Saturday evening...

Coast Guard assist capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida

Coast Guard assist capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew tows four University of South Florida St. Petersburg students on two sailing vessels that were capsized in Bayboro Harbor St. Petersburg, Thursday, September 12, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rebecka Hengstler. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted multiple capsized and aground sail students from the University of...

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration

Coast Guard reopens Houston Ship Channel after protest demonstration
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard reopened the Houston Ship Channel Friday after a protest demonstration near Baytown, Texas. “Our partnerships with federal, state and local agencies as well as stakeholders allows us to quickly respond to any maritime safety concerns and mitigate impact to the waterway,” said Capt. Richard Howes, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston deputy commander. “The work...

Coast Guard closes portion of Houston Ship Channel due to protestors

Coast Guard closes portion of Houston Ship Channel due to protestors
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard has closed a portion of the Houston Ship Channel due to protestors near Baytown, Texas, Thursday. At 6:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that approximately 11 individuals were suspended from the Fred Hartman Bridge. A Coast Guard Station Houston 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew were launched to the scene. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 6 people after boat capsizes near Davenport

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 6 people after boat capsizes near Davenport
A Coast Guard Station Santa Cruz 29-foot Response Boat-Small boatcrew approaches six individuals on their capsizing vessel near Davenport, Calif., Sept. 1, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and Santa Cruz Harbor Master rescued six people from the water Sunday after their boat capsized near Davenport. At 11:13 a.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued a 12-year-old boy Monday afternoon stranded on the rocks at Salt Creek Recreation Area in Port Angeles. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the boy from the rocks and transported him to safety. At 12:53 p.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay
USCG file photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing man Monday in Indian Slough near Discovery Bay, after a man was reported missing Sunday morning. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 487 square nautical miles over the course of 27 hours. Missing is Efferin Cruz, a man in his mid 30’s, approximately 5’6″ and 185 pounds. googletag.cmd.push(function()...