Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain

Coast Guard rescues boater taking on water near Lake Pontchartrain
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a boater Saturday whose vessel capsized after taking on water in Lake Pontchartrain. Rescued was James McGhee, who was transferred to University Medical Center in reportedly fair condition. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a distress call around 2 a.m. from McGhee...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 9 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 9 miles offshore South Padre Island, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 74-year-old male from a charter vessel 9 miles off South Padre Island, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 8:42 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the crew of the charter vessel Thunderbird stating a mariner was exhibiting...

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from yacht near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan crew members, Petty Officer 3rd Class Corben Hill (left) and Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb Hoskins work a tow line for a yacht near Ketchikan, after another Ketchikan crew medevaced the yacht’s captain June 9, 2021. . U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman George Haver. KETCHIKAN, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a yacht anchored in Blank Inlet near Gravina...

Coast Guard suspends search for boy near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for boy near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing ten-year-old male Monday evening after a body was located matching the missing child’s description near the mouth of the Colorado River in Matagorda, Texas. On Sunday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 6:53...

Coast Guard searches for missing child near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing child near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing ten-year-old male Monday near Jetty Park in Matagorda, Texas. The child was last seen wearing black swim trunks. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification at 6:53 p.m. Sunday of a ten-year-old male and a 30-year-old male who had gone missing while swimming. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters 8 miles offshore Port O’Connor, Texa

Coast Guard rescues 6 boaters 8 miles offshore Port O'Connor, Texa
Coast Guard Station Port O’Connor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued six boaters from the water after their vessel capsized and sunk Friday eight miles offshore Port O’Connor, Texas. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a mayday call via VHF Channel 16 at 11 a.m....

5 people rescued from boat fire 5 miles off Capers Inlet

5 people rescued from boat fire 5 miles off Capers Inlet
A good Samaritan and the Coast Guard rescued five people from a life raft after their 57-foot boat caught fire 5 miles offshore Capers Inlet, South Carolina, June 02, 2021.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) CHARLESTON, S.C. — A good Samaritan and the Coast Guard rescued five people, Wednesday, after a 57-foot boat caught fire 5 miles east of Capers Inlet. The survivors deployed a life raft and disembarked...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water Tuesday after a body was located matching the missing person’s description near Sargent Beach, Texas. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification on Monday at approximately 2:12 p.m. from the owner of a disabled and adrift 21-foot center console...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard searches for person in the water near Freeport, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the vicinity of the mouth of the Brazos River in Freeport, Texas. At approximately 2:12 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification from the owner of a disabled and adrift 21-foot center console vessel with four individuals...