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 searching for missing boater in Lake Erie off Vermilion, Ohio

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in  Lake Erie off Vermilion, Ohio
Coast Guard Station Marblehead 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Phillip Null) CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard, along with local authorities, is currently searching for a missing boater off of Vermilion, Ohio. Watchstanders in Coast Guard Sector Detroit Command Center received a call from local Erie County Sheriffs about 9 p.m., Friday, stating that an unmanned boat,...

Coast Guard Great Lakes responds to 16 cases over weekend

Coast Guard Great Lakes responds to 16 cases over weekend
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard Ninth District crews responded to a total of nine search and rescue cases and seven law enforcement cases throughout the Great Lakes Region over the weekend. Highlights from weekend search and rescue cases include: A 46-year-old male became overwhelmed by weather conditions while transiting from Peche Island to Belle Isle, Michigan, via kayak, Friday. He contacted his father...

Coast Guard hoists 5 people from breakwall near Harbor Beach, Michigan

Coast Guard hoists 5 people from breakwall near Harbor Beach, Michigan
Air Station Detroit MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo DETROIT – An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescued 5 people from the rocks after their fishing vessel lost power and was blown against a breakwall by high winds, Friday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Detroit command center received a call at 2 p.m. from the Huron County Sheriff Department about a 25-foot fishing vessel...

Coast Guard searching for PIW in Sandusky Bay

Coast Guard searching for PIW in Sandusky Bay
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in Sandusky Bay after he was reported missing Friday evening. Crews are searching for a 245-pound male with blond hair, wearing a black long-sleeve t-shirt. Just before 7 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Detroit Command Center watchstanders...

Coast Guard conducts ice rescues on Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard conducts ice rescues on Saginaw Bay
DETROIT – The Coast Guard conducted two ice rescues on Saginaw Bay, Sunday, rescuing one man who had fallen through the ice while on an ATV, and another man who became stranded while ice fishing Coast Guard Station Saginaw River Airboat file photo. . The Coast Guard was contacted by Bay City emergency 911 stating that an ice fisherman, about two miles off of Pinconning State Park, heard someone screaming...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from ice in Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from ice in Saginaw Bay
Coast Guard Station Saginaw River 20-foot Special Purpose Craft-Airboat file photo by Commodore Jerri Smith, Coast Guard Auxiliary, 9th District Central Region CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people who fell through the ice in Saginaw Bay, Michigan, Saturday evening. The individuals had been ice fishing and were returning to shore on an all-terrain vehicle when the ATV broke through...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from Lake Erie ice floe

Coast Guard rescues 5 from Lake Erie ice floe
Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric Delong DETROIT — Coast Guard Sector Detroit’s Command Center coordinated with U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Detroit​, Monroe County Sheriff’s Department and other local rescue responders to save five fishermen from Lake Erie after they were stranded on an ice floe Friday. Sector Detroit’s Command Center received a distress call...

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues man on Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues man on Lake St. Clair
Rescue crews from Air Station Detroit and EMS pose for a photo Jan. 11, 2018 following the rescue of a man from Lake St. Clair. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from the ice Thursday in Mitchell’s Bay, Ontario, on Lake St. Clair. Shortly after 6 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard 9th District Command Center were contacted...