Coast Guard rescues 25 fisherman and 12 Coast Guardsman after fishing boat capsizes

Coast Guard rescues 25 fisherman and 12 Coast Guardsman after fishing boat capsizes
Fishing nets, life rafts, and debris from the 160-foot Ecuadorian fishing vessel Marujita float behind the capsizing vessel approximately 336 miles southeast of Clipperton Island, August 7, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 25 fishing boat crewmen and 12 Coast Guardsmen after the fishing boat they were aboard capsized and sank approximately 336...

Coast Guard, partners locate capsized workboat in Charleston Harbor

Coast Guard, partners locate capsized workboat in Charleston Harbor
Miss Anne, 25-foot commercial workboat, which capsized in the Charleston Harbor. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company survey boat Pearl River, in coordination with U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and Southern Dredging, located a capsized workboat Sunday morning on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor. The Coast Guard and port partners are monitoring the salvage efforts for...

Officials searching Lake Michigan for teen thrown from boat

HOLLAND, Mich. — Search efforts by the United States Coast Guard, Ottawa County Sheriff Department and Holland Fire Department are ongoing in the water a quarter mile off Holland for a missing 16-year-old boy. At approximately 8 p.m. EDT Sunday, a 16-year-old male, wearing a brown shirt and grey shorts, was thrown into the waters of Lake Michigan after the vessel he was aboard capsized during...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Coos Bay, Ore

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Coos Bay, Ore
A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay, in Charelston, Ore., searches for a missing fisherman next to the capsized 62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J  March 23, 2016. (Photo courtesy of NOAA) NORTH BEND, Ore. – Coast Guard crews are searching for a missing man after the 62-foot fishing trawler Patty A J capsized between the Coos Bay Bar  jetties near Charleston, Wednesday. An...

Three safe after boat capsizes near Key Biscayne, Florida

Three safe after boat capsizes near Key Biscayne, Florida
MIAMI — Three people are safe after the Coast Guard rescued them from their capsized vessel near Key Biscayne, Florida, just after midnight Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call via VHF-radio from one of the people aboard the vessel stating that their vessel was taking on water six nautical miles southeast of Key Biscayne. Coast Guard immediately diverted a Coast Guard Air...

Life jackets helped boaters survive 21 hours treading water in Lake Erie

Life jackets helped boaters survive 21 hours treading water in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — Three boaters were rescued by a good Samaritan Sunday morning after spending 21 hours treading water in Lake Erie after their fishing vessel capsized near Conneaut, Ohio. This case demonstrates how life jackets can help mariners remain alive while awaiting rescue. The Coast Guard was contacted Sunday at 12:55 p.m. and informed that four to five hours earlier, three men had been rescued...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters near San Mateo, Calif.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters near San Mateo, Calif.
SAN MATEO, Calif. – The Coast Guard suspended their search for two missing boaters at 3:30 p.m. on Monday after their vessel capsized in the San Mateo area at approximately 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The Coast Guard received a report of an 18-foot boat capsizing with four people onboard in the vicinity of the Pigeon Point Lighthouse. Two of the people were able to swim to shore on their own with one requiring...

3 rescued, 1 dead after boat capsizes

BOSTON — Three people are safe and one has been pronounced dead after their 24-foot pleasure boat began taking on water and capsized about five miles east of Cape Porpoise, Maine, Friday. At approximately 3:10 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Sector Northern New England command center watchstanders received a mayday call via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from the master of the Job Site 2, reporting they were taking...

Coast Guard conducting search after report of two capsized vessels in Galveston

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for an unspecified number of people in the water after two vessels were reported capsized near the Galveston railroad bridge, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from the operator of the railroad bridge at approximately 11 a.m., reporting the capsized vessels near the bridge. It is unknown how many people were onboard...