Coast Guard rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island

Coast Guard rescues 7 people from capsized boat near Horn Island
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized vessel approximately 4 miles east of Horn Island, Mississippi, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued two kayakers from the water near the San Juan Islands, Saturday evening. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The boat crew arrived in their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, located and recovered the kayakers...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 11 people

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 11 people
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and good Samaritan boaters rescued 11 people from the water after their boat capsized near Pensacola Beach, Florida, Saturday. A 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Pensacola was enforcing a safety zone for the Pensacola Blue Angels Air Show and...

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 4 mariners from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jared Cleberg HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners from a recreational vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a notification at 3 a.m. of four people aboard a 20-foot recreational vessel that was hard aground and taking...

Coast Guard medevacs snorkeler from Molokini Crater off Maui

Coast Guard medevacs snorkeler from Molokini Crater off Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Levasseur HONOLULU — Coast Guard Station Maui crews evacuated a snorkeler requiring medical assistance near Molokini Crater, Tuesday. A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew along with a paramedic from the American Medical Association Medic 15 rendered assistance. At 9:25 a.m. Station Maui...

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island

Coast Guard rescues 80-year-old in Rhode Island
Coast Guard Station Castle Hill 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued an 80-year-old man Monday after he set sail from Cuttyhunk to New Bedford and didn’t check-in as expected. Peter Horan’s caretaker called watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England at about 11:45 a.m. reporting that Horan was missing in his 34-foot cabin cruiser,...

Inter-agency team recovers cocaine near Pensacola

Inter-agency team recovers cocaine near Pensacola
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection and local agencies recovered approximately 35 kilos of cocaine from the Gulf of Mexico, south of Pensacola, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday from a good Samaritan of a bale of cocaine floating in the water south of Pensacola. Watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue sinking boater near John’s Pass

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue sinking boater near John's Pass
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki SAND KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a boater Saturday after his 21-foot boat started to sink 21 miles west of John’s Pass. At 11:36 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a Mayday via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from the distressed boater. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember

Coast Guard, FDNY medevac Queen Mary II crewmember
Coast Guard Station New York 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steve Strohmaier) NEW YORK – Coast Guard rescue crews medically evacuated a 32-year-old woman suffering from abdominal pains near Breezy Point, Queens, New York, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector New York command center received notification at approximately 6:15 p.m., stating...