Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 1 child, 3 adults from capsized boat

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 1 child, 3 adults from capsized boat
CLEVELAND — A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station St. Joseph, Mich., and a good Samaritan rescued three adults and one child in Lake Michigan near South Haven, Mich., after the 17-foot recreational boat they were aboard capsized, Tuesday afternoon. The child aboard the capsized vessel was wearing a life jacket, while the three adults were not. The radio watchstander at Station St. Joseph received...

Coast Guard assists 4 people aboard disabled vessel in Lake Michigan

Coast Guard assists 4 people aboard disabled vessel in Lake Michigan
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew assisted four people after their 21-foot recreational vessel became disabled in Lake Michigan, Wednesday morning. Search and rescue controllers at the Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan Command Center, in Milwaukee, received a call from a man on land, who stated that his friend was experiencing engine troubles aboard his boat. The reporting source then lost...

Coast Guard ends search for man missing from beach in Michigan City, Ind.

Coast Guard ends search for man missing from beach in Michigan City, Ind.
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews ended their active search Tuesday morning for a man who went missing when he fell from a rubber raft near Beverly Shores, Ind., Monday evening. The radio watchstander at Coast Guard Station Michigan City, Ind., was contacted Monday at 3:02 p.m. by someone reporting two people, a man and a woman, on a rubber raft who were struggling to return to shore. A rescue boatcrew...

Coast Guard closes seasonal air facilities on Great Lakes

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard’s Great Lakes air stations closed their seasonal air facilities in Muskegon, Mich., and Waukegan, Ill., Tuesday following their annual assignment to support Coast Guard operations in southern Lake Michigan and the surrounding areas. The air facilities are open during the traditional boating season, which runs from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend, to provide...

Coast Guard rescues man after sailboat capsizes in Lake Michigan

CLEVELAND — A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Muskegon, Mich., rescued a man after his sailboat capsized in Lake Michigan about three miles from White Lake Channel Saturday afternoon. A 911 dispatcher notified Coast Guardsmen at Station Muskegon after the man’s wife called to report she saw his 19-foot sailboat capsize in 4-to-6-foot waves and never saw it re-right. Station Muskegon immediately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmers near Saugatuck Dunes State Park

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing men, who were last seen swimming near Saugatuck Dunes State Park, Mich., at about 4 p.m., Tuesday. Search crews from Coast Guard Stations Holland and Grand Haven, Mich.; Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon, Mich.; Coast Guard Air Station Detroit; and a Canadian C-130 aircraft searched for more than 25 hours in an area covering...

Coast Guard opens seasonal air facility in Muskegon, Mich.

DETROIT – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, Mich., opened its seasonal air facility in Muskegon, Mich., Friday, in order to provide increased search and rescue capabilities and faster response times throughout the Lake Michigan area. The seasonal air facility located at Muskegon County Airport operates annually from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Two crews and one MH-65C rescue...

Coast Guard searching near Michigan City Lighthouse for missing teenagers

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard crews are searching the waters near the Michigan City, Ind., Lighthouse for two teenage boys who were last seen struggling while swimming on the east side of the lighthouse at about 6:20 p.m. CST, August 22, 2010.