Coast Guard assists swimmer in Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard assists swimmer in Port Aransas, Texas
Coast Guard Cutter Chinook file photo by Coast Guard Cutter Chinook CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted a swimmer who drifted 400-yards from shore in Port Aransas, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan fishing on the Port Aransas jetties of a distressed swimmer who appeared to be struggling approximately 400-yards...

Coast Guard interdicts lancha, recovers illegal fishing gear in US waters

Coast Guard interdicts lancha, recovers illegal fishing gear in US waters
The Coast Guard Cutter Chinook interdicted a lancha and recovered 630 lbs of fish illegally caught in long lines during their last patrol. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Chinook. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard interdicted a lancha and recovered three and a half nautical miles of illegal fishing gear containing 109 entangled fish in federal waters off the coast of South Texas,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...

Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Tybee Island Georgia

Coast Guard suspends search for kayaker near Tybee Island Georgia
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of Tybee Island, at approximately 9 p.m., Tuesday. Coast Guard crews, along with local agencies, searched for a missing 38-year-old man in the vicinity of Tybee Island since Monday. The individual has not been located. A Coast Guard investigation has led to information indicating this case may be a possible...

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing kayaker near Tybee Island, Georgia

Coast Guard, local agencies continue search for missing kayaker near Tybee Island, Georgia
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. — Crews from the Coast Guard and local agencies continue to search for a missing kayaker, Tuesday, in the vicinity of Tybee Island, Georgia. Missing is a 38-year-old man, last seen wearing green cargo shorts, a blue T-shirt, and a blue lifejacket. Coast Guard crews have covered approximately 1,890 square miles, and are searching an area covering Tybee Island and up to approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Folly Island, South Carolina

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker off Folly Island, South Carolina
FOLLY ISLAND, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing kayaker off the coast of Folly Island, at approximately 4 p.m., Monday, pending any new developments. The Coast Guard has been searching since Saturday evening when Dean Britt, 22 years old, and Logan Brown, 21 years old, were reported missing. Logan Brown was located alive on Sunday afternoon approximately two miles...

Coast Guard Cutter Albacore to make new home in New London

Coast Guard Cutter Albacore to make new home in New London
NEW LONDON, Conn. –  Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Albacore are claiming New London as their new homeport, Friday. The Cutter Albacore has replaced the Coast Guard Cutter Chinook, as a part of the Coast Guard’s Bow-to-Stern dry dock program. The 87-foot “Bow-to-Stern” initiative is a $49 million, 4-year recurring maintenance cycle for the Coast Guard Atlantic Area 87-foot coastal...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck; 7th death in 10 years
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a 64-year-old diver who went missing Tuesday while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. “The primary goal of every man and woman who serves in the Coast Guard is to rescue those in need and save lives,” said Marcus Gherardi, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England....

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck

Coast Guard crews search for missing diver near Andrea Doria wreck
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 64-year-old diver Wednesday who went missing while diving near the Andrea Doria wreck, about 60 nautical miles southeast of Nantucket. Crew aboard the commercial diving boat John Jack notified Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England watchstanders Tuesday at about 1 p.m. reporting the man did not resurface from his dive. A Coast Guard Air Station Cape...