Coast Guard responds to aground cruise vessel near Canton, KY

Coast Guard responds to aground cruise vessel near Canton, KY
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded Thursday to the aground cruise vessel American Jazz near Canton, Kentucky. American Jazz is aground near mile marker 62 on the Cumberland River outside the ship channel and is carrying 120 passengers and 54 crewmembers. Coast Guard Sector Ohio Valley watchstanders received a call Thursday morning from...

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters a mile west of Sarasota

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters a mile west of Sarasota
The 24-foot pontoon boat that started sinking Sunday, June 4, 2017 with six people aboard near New Pass Inlet, Sarasota, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Brigitta Lambright) SARASOTA, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people Sunday after their boat started sinking near New Pass Inlet. Rescued were: Kevin Kost, 57, from Sarasota Bill Eckert, 57, from Fairfield, Conn. J.D....

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man from sailboat near Fort Myers Beach
A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Fort Myers Beach and Lee County EMS personnel with a man (center) in need of medical attention aboard the SPC-SW near Estero Bay, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shae Currington) FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Coast Guard and Lee County EMS medevaced a 28-year-old man Tuesday from a sailboat near Estero Bay after the Coast Guard received...