Coast Guard rescues 4 from water near St. Catherine’s Sound

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water near St. Catherine's Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners from the water after their sailing vessel ran aground and began taking on water near St. Catherine’s Sound, Georgia, Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the mariners and transported them to Hunter Army Airfield where EMS was...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two divers in Port Royal Sound

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue two divers in Port Royal Sound
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies and good Samaritans rescued two overdue divers in Port Royal Sound, Friday. Rescued was Allen Devier, 49, and Jimmy Armstrong, 66. At 1:31 a.m., a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located, hoisted and transported Armstrong to Savannah Memorial Hospital.  At...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailing vessel in St. Augustine

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailing vessel in St. Augustine
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to rescue a man from a 26-foot sailing vessel March 5, 2020, near St. Augustine, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Savannah) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled sailing vessel in St. Augustine, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Belle River, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Belle River, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana. Coast Guard crews searched over 8 square-nautical miles of the river continuously for approximately 20 hours but were unable to find the missing person. Involved in the search were: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Belle River, Louisiana

Coast Guard, local agencies search for person in the water near Belle River, Louisiana
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a person in the water in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 9:50 p.m., Monday, that a 14-foot skiff carrying four crewmembers from the ITV Melvin L. King struck a towing...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to plane crash in Humboldt Bay
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin pilot from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay scans the site of a downed aircraft, Feb. 6, 2020, in North Humboldt Bay, California. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard) EUREKA, Calif. — Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a plane crash in North Humboldt Bay, Thursday morning. At approximately 7:10 a.m., the Eureka Police Department relayed a distress call to Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men in Poquoson River, Virginia

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men in Poquoson River, Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for two missing men after their canoe capsized near the mouth of the Poquoson River Monday morning. A passenger who was also aboard the canoe was able to swim to shore and call York County 911, who then contacted the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center at approximately 4:30...

Coast Guard responding to towing vessels collision on Mississippi River

Coast Guard responding to towing vessels collision on Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local agencies are responding to a report of two towing vessels that collided on the Mississippi River at mile marker 123, near Luling, Louisiana, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 5:37 a.m. that the towing vessel RC Creppel and the towing vessel Cooperative Spirit had collided and that four members of the RC Creppel are...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Tampa

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Tampa
Crew members from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg respond to a boat fire close to Gandy Bridge in Tampa, Florida January 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) TAMPA, Fla — The Coast Guard responded to a boat fire near Gandy Bridge in Tampa Saturday. Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew members arrived first to the scene and used dewatering pumps to put out the fire. Coast...