Coast Guard ends search for missing diver on Chickahominy River

Coast Guard ends search for missing diver on Chickahominy River
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies ended their search,Wednesday, for a 69-year-old diver who was reported missing on the Chickahominy River. James City County dive units recovered a body matching the description of the missing man Wednesday afternoon. The Coast Guard searched with an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver on Chickahominy River

Coast Guard searching for missing diver on Chickahominy River
MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy video) PORTSMOUTH, Va — Coast Guard and local response crews are searching for a 70-year-old diver reported missing on the Chickahominy River, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received initial notification from the James City County 911 Dispatcher at 6:41 p.m., Tuesday, reporting...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariner off Oahu after 6-day search

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariner off Oahu after 6-day search
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard and partner agencies have rescued Philip Grenz, the operator of the disabled sailing vessel Epic, approximately 310-nautical miles southwest of Oahu, Friday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Hart rescued Grenz, last seen Sept. 2, 2021, and is currently transporting him back to Oahu. Grenz...

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing paddleboarder off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing paddleboarder off Maui
Maui County Fire Department Air 1 helicopter crew deployed a rescue swimmer and recovered a missing paddleboarder off Ukumehame Beach park, Friday after a Coast Guard Auxiliary aircrew located her. HONOLULU ⎼ The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a missing stand-up paddleboarder approximately 1.25 nautical miles off Ukumehame Beach park, Friday. The Maui County Fire Department Air...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing Cuban migrants near Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing Cuban migrants near Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for 10 missing Cuban migrants approximately 16 miles south of Key West, Saturday, at 8 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Customs and Border Protection and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission air and surface asset personnel...

Coast Guard continues search for 10 people in the water near Key West

Coast Guard continues search for 10 people in the water near Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Resolute small boat crew rescues 8 people from the water approximately 18 miles southwest of Key West, Florida, May 27,2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are continuing the search, Friday, for 10 people missing in the water about 16 miles south of Key West. Coast Guard, Navy and Customs and Border Protection aircraft and crews have...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrate National Safe Boating Week

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrate National Safe Boating Week
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary celebrate National Safe Boating Week, May 22 through May 29. Memorial Day weekend is considered by many as the unofficial start to the recreational boating season. As boaters take to the water, there is an increased likelihood for search and rescue situations, mechanical failures and accidents. The 2020 recreational boating season saw increases...

Coast Guard to provide boating safety information in Pascagoula

Coast Guard to provide boating safety information in Pascagoula
NEW ORLEANS — Members of the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary are scheduled to participate Saturday in the first National Maritime Day in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The event is free and open to the public and media. A Coast Guard boat will be on display, and there will be interactive boating safety demonstrations. Members of the public will be able to speak with Coast Guard personnel about boating...

Coast Guard, Auxiliary announce National Safe Boating Week in Alaska

Coast Guard, Auxiliary announce National Safe Boating Week in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2021, May 22-28, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary across Alaska are encouraging and promoting safe boating practices to protect lives on the water. The National Safe Boating Week campaign is a public outreach effort held annually during the week leading up to Memorial Day weekend. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the...