Coast Guard ends search for person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended its search for the person in the water 75 nautical miles off Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. The Coast Guard used 21 assets to search approximately 3,701 square miles over 56 hours. “The decision to suspend a search is never an easy one,” said Cmdr. Michael Wolfe, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Sector...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo photo by AUX David Lau NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water 75 nautical miles off Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 6:26 a.m. by workers at the Eugene Island 331 platform of a 54-year-old man entering the water from Renaissance Offshore’s Eugene Island 331...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4 p.m. that Joey Giudrol, a 35-year-old male from Cut Off, Louisiana, went missing in Grande Isle near a break wall. The two friends that reported Giudrol...

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat

Coast Guard ends search for two people from capsized boat
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard ended its search for two people near mile marker 18 on the Mississippi River near Bootheville, Louisiana, Thursday. The Coast Guards searched approximately 130 square nautical miles for 27 hours. Missing are Katelyn Carlisle and Rueben Arellano. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard...

Coast Guard concludes search for man located alive near Machipongo, Va.

Coast Guard concludes search for man located alive near Machipongo, Va.
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo photo by AUX David Lau PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard concluded its search for a Norfolk man after he was located alive near Machipongo Sunday. Wesley Schoonmaker was discovered by a good Samaritan after Schoonmaker came ashore with his raft at a Machipongo beach near the person’s home and walked into their backyard. The good Samaritan called Eastern Shore...

Coast Guard, others search for man near Norfolk, Va.

Coast Guard, others search for man near Norfolk, Va.
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo photo by AUX David Lau PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching Sunday for a man last seen planning to take a raft out on the Chesapeake Bay. The Norfolk Police Department notified the Coast Guard at about 5 p.m. on Saturday that 49-year-old Wesley Schoonmaker was last seen departing his Norfolk residence wearing a full wetsuit. He had...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ
USCG FIle Photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Coast Guard began its search when they were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department at about 10 p.m., Tuesday, that a bystander saw a man enter the water by the Steel Pier and not return. Coast Guard crews searched throughout Tuesday night and all...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer in Atlantic City, NJ
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo PHILADELPHIA – The Coast Guard is searching for a swimmer who went missing near Steel Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey at approximately 10 p.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by the Atlantic City Police Department that a bystander saw a man enter the water by Steel Pier, but not return. The Coast Guard launched a 29-foot...

Coast Guard Station Indian River boatcrew rescues missing father and son

Coast Guard Station Indian River boatcrew rescues missing father and son
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two men after they went missing near Mispillion, Delaware, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received a report at about 9 p.m. from a 911 dispatcher stating that a father and son were overdue after the men went boating near Cedar Creek Boat Ramp earlier Sunday afternoon. The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched for more than seven...