Coast Guard assists 2 aboard vessel taking on water near Galveston

Coast Guard assists 2 aboard vessel taking on water near Galveston
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters after their vessel began taking on water near the Galveston Jetties, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston watchstanders received notificaton at 5:47 p.m. of a 19-foot pleasure craft taking on water with two people aboard. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Gulfport

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel taking on water near Gulfport
A Coast Guard Station Gulfport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew rescues two people Sept. 25, 2021 from a 17-foot vessel taking on water near Gulfport, Mississippi.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Gulfport) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people Saturday after a vessel began to take on water near Gulfport, Mississippi. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island

Coast Guard medevacs 2 from fishing vessel off South Padre Island
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced two crew members from a commercial fishing vessel 3 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 10:34 a.m. from the commercial fishing vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 3 swimmers near Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 3 swimmers near Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three swimmers caught in a rip current Sunday near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a phone call at 2:19 p.m. from a good Samaritan of three swimmers caught in a rip current just offshore. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Betton Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Betton Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Fireman Jessica Fontenette. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a 90-year-old man suffering symptoms of a stroke from a yacht Thursday near Betton Island. A Coast Guard 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Station Ketchikan with two South Tongass Fire Department EMTs aboard arrived at the 177-foot yacht Ice Bear,...

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct mass rescue exercise off San Diego coast

Coast Guard, partner agencies conduct mass rescue exercise off San Diego coast
Coast Guard members from Sector San Diego and partnership agencies conduct mass rescue exercises off the San Diego coast Sept. 14, 2021.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Stanton) SAN DIEGO — Coast Guard personnel, San Diego and Los Angeles county lifeguards, harbor police, emergency response organizations and first responders conducted a mass rescue exercise off the San...

Coast Guard searching for missing 23 year-old male at Dam Neck Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing 23 year-old male at Dam Neck Beach
Coast Guard Station Little Creek, Virginia 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Stephen Lehmann.PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 23-year-old male who was last seen going under the surface of the water while swimming at Dam Neck Beach, Saturday evening. The male was last seen wearing dark swim trunks. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariner off Oahu after 6-day search

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariner off Oahu after 6-day search
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard and partner agencies have rescued Philip Grenz, the operator of the disabled sailing vessel Epic, approximately 310-nautical miles southwest of Oahu, Friday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart rescued Grenz, last seen Sept. 2, 2021, and is currently transporting him back to Oahu. Grenz...

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing mariner off Kauai

Coast Guard, partners continue search for missing mariner off Kauai
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews and partners are searching for Philip Grenz, a 67 year-old male last seen departing Nawiliwili Harbor, Kauai, towards Haleiwa, Oahu, Tuesday. The mariner is operating the 42-foot sailing vessel Epic with a black-hull and teak deck. Multiple Coast Guard air and surface crews are searching with assistance...