U.S., Canadian crews conduct joint training exercise

U.S., Canadian crews conduct joint training exercise
Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB 20) Executive Officer Cmdr. Jessica Worst observes Canadian coast guard ship Amundsen transit alongside Healy during a passing exercise near Resolute, Nunavut, Canada on Sept. 6, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer First Class Michael Underwood. ALAMEDA — The Coast Guard Cutter Healy’s (WAGB 20) crew conducted a search-and-rescue exercise and professional...

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew BarresiBOSTON- The U.S., and Canadian Coast Guards, and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued 31 fishermen from a disabled, Canadian fishing vessel over 130 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday night. At 7:05p.m., Tuesday, the Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard hosts’ anniversary ceremony for joint cooperative with Canada

Coast Guard hosts’ anniversary ceremony for joint cooperative with Canada
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Adm. Jack Vogt shakes hands with Canadian Coast Guard Rear Adm. Roger Girouard during an ceremony held in Seattle, Dec. 19, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steve Strohmaier) SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian Coast Guard celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Cooperative Vessel Traffic Services (CVTS) in Seattle on Thursday evening. The...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Detroit River

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Detroit River
Coast Guard Air Station Detroit MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo from Coast Guard Cutter Bristol Bay. DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard received notification from Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton at approximately 2 p.m., Sunday, that the 641-foot Canadian motor vessel Tecumseh had an engine room fire near Zug Island on the United States’ side of the Detroit River. Coast Guard Sector Detroit...

Statement from Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard regarding the Port Huron Float Down

Statement from Canadian, U.S. Coast Guard regarding the Port Huron Float Down
A U.S. Coast Guard boat crew from Coast Guard Station Port Huron, Mich., stands by to provide assistance as needed at the start of  Port Huron Float Down, during which more than 1,000 people gathered Aug. 16, 2015, to float 7.5 miles down the St. Clair River between Port Huron and Marysville, Mich., on the border of the U.S. and Canada in inflatable and makeshift rafts. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by...

U.S., Canadian Coast Guard crews rescue man from capsized vessel near Sekiu

U.S., Canadian Coast Guard crews rescue man from capsized vessel near Sekiu
Coast Guard crew members aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Station Neah Bay transfer a survivor from a small boat of the Canadian Coast Guard Ship John P. Tully, near Sekiu, Washington, July 28, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Port Angeles. SEATTLE – U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard crews rescued a 60-year-old man from a capsized vessel near the Hoko River in...

Coast Guard conducts international oil spill drill in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard conducts international oil spill drill in the Strait of Juan de Fuca
Boat crewmembers aboard Western Canada Marine Response Corporation vessels deploy u-boom during the CANUSPAC equipment deployment drill, May 22, 2019, in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Tippets. SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard and the Canadian coast guard conducted an oil spill response drill in partnership with the Washington Department of Ecology...

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater in Lake Erie off Vermilion, Ohio

Coast Guard ends search for missing boater in Lake Erie off Vermilion, Ohio
Coast Guard Station Marblehead 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo. CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing boater in Lake Erie after a body matching the description was located, Saturday. The missing boater was located at 12 p.m. by a good Samaritan approximately three miles north of the mouth of the Vermilion River, and was not wearing a life jacket. The search for the missing...

Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger near the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard recovers cruise ship passenger near the Strait of Juan de Fuca
A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles transfers an unresponsive individual to local Emergency Medical Service personnel after recovering him the water near the Strait of Juan de Fuca on July 10, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard helicopter rescue crew recovered an unresponsive individual from the water near the Strait of Juan de Fuca this afternoon,...