Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on fire near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight Command Center were alerted to the activation of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon approximately 35 miles offshore of Panama City at 1:33...

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) recovers a liferaft from the fishing vessel Miss Emma about eight miles off Ko’olina, Oahu, Sept. 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Provost) HONOLULU — Six crew and an NOAA observer are safe following a Coast Guard rescue eight miles off Ko’Olina, Tuesday. “We are so pleased to have this crew safe in less...

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing

Coast Guard responding to boat fire near Santa Cruz Island, 33 people missing
Coast Guard Cutter Narwhal file photo SAN PEDRO, Calif – Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to a vessel fire near Santa Cruz Island Monday. At approximately 3:15 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders overheard a mayday call via channel 16 of an engulfed 75-foot commercial diving vessel with 38 people aboard. Crews from the Coast Guard, Santa Barbara Fire Department,...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to boat fire in Cape Charles, VA

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to boat fire in Cape Charles, VA
The Coast Guard and other local agencies respond to a boat fire at Cape Charles Marina in Cape Charles, Virginia, Feb. 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CAPE CHARLES, Va. — The Coast Guard responded to a boat fire at Cape Charles Marina in Cape Charles, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report at 6 a.m. from Coast Guard Station Cape Charles crewmembers...

Response to fishing vessel fire in American Samoa continues

Response to fishing vessel fire in American Samoa continues
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa — The Coast Guard in American Samoa is continuing to investigate the loss of the commercial fishing vessel Jeanette Friday. “The vessel poses minimal risk to residents and the environment,” said Lt. Al Blaisdell, supervisor, Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment American Samoa. “Due to the depth of water, we understand there will be no salvage attempted. Any fuel remaining...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire 30 miles east of Miami Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire 30 miles east of Miami Beach
The pleasure craft, Family Time, sits in the water on fire approximately 30 miles east of Miami Beach, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from the water Friday approximately 30 miles east of Miami Beach after their 60-foot vessel, Family Time, caught on fire. At approximately 3:20 p.m., Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues

Coast Guard medevacs 2, good Samaritan rescues 13, search for 3 continues
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew transfers two patients to emergency medical services personnel at Coast Guard Sector San Diego Oct. 20, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued 15 people and continue to search for three more after a fishing vessel caught fire 28 miles south of Point Loma Saturday night. The crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from burning vessel
A passenger vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, October 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Venice) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel that caught fire in Chandeleur Sound, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District in New Orleans received a report at 2:36 a.m. that the passenger vessel Grand Sun...

28 Rescued After Fishing Boat Catches Fire

28 Rescued After Fishing Boat Catches Fire
MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to a fishing boat on fire, and a good Samaritan rescued 28 people aboard the boat Friday, 46 miles southwest of Serranilla Bank, Colombia. At 11:33 p.m. Thursday, Coast Guard Seventh District Miami, watch standers received a report from the Jamaican Defence Force stating a 131-foot fishing boat was on fire and needed emergency assistance. Watchstanders issued an...