Coast Guard locates vessel with 49 people lost in heavy fog off Navy Pier

Coast Guard locates vessel with 49 people lost in heavy fog off Navy Pier
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Kelly Parker. CHICAGO — The Coast Guard located a motor vessel with 49 people aboard after one of the passengers called 911 stating she was concerned that the operator had become disoriented in heavy fog off of Navy Pier...

Coast Guard rescues boater near Saugatuck, MI

Coast Guard rescues boater near Saugatuck, MI
Coast Guard Station St. Joseph 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty) CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted a boater near Saugatuck, Michigan, Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan...

Coast Guard hosts Leadership and Diversity Symposium

Coast Guard hosts Leadership and Diversity Symposium
MILWAUKEE — Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan hosted its fourth annual Leadership and Diversity Symposium at the Milwaukee War Memorial, Thursday. More than 180 Coast Guard members stationed throughout the Great Lakes region and beyond attended the symposium. The purpose of the event was to bring together leaders from all levels of the service to discuss leadership, mentorship and resources available...

Coast Guard conducting rescues in flooded community in S.W. Michigan

Coast Guard conducting rescues in flooded community in S.W. Michigan
Members from Coast Guard Station St. Joseph’s Ice-Rescue Team help evacuate individuals, February 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – The Coast Guard and local agencies are conducting house-to-house rescues and assisting with evacuations in southwest Michigan experiencing flooding from the St. Joseph River, Thursday. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station St. Joseph...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and 1 dog off Muskegon

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and 1 dog off Muskegon
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo) CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued three people and their dog Saturday morning in Lake Michigan just over 3.5 nautical miles northwest of Muskegon, Michigan. Shortly before 9:30 a.m, watchstanders with the Coast Guard 9th District Command Center in Cleveland, received reports of an unregistered emergency position-indicating radio beacon...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 2 dogs near Wilmette, Illinois

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 2 dogs near Wilmette, Illinois
CLEVELAND — A Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued three people and two dogs who were unable to return to harbor due to heavy weather near Wilmette Harbor, Illinois, Sunday evening. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received notification from Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor of a report that a de-masted, 37-foot sailboat was under power...

Coast Guard, local fire department rescue 3 people near Evanston, IL

Coast Guard, local fire department rescue 3 people near Evanston, IL
A Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor boatcrew responds to a capsized sailboat near Evanston Greenwood beach, Illinois, Oct. 18, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard Station Wilmette Harbor 24-Foot Response Boat-Small crew and Evanston Fire Department boatcrew rescued three people from two capsized sailboats near Evanston Greenwood Beach, Illinois, Wednesday. Watchstanders from...

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Coast Guard and Local Agencies Remove Vessels Damaged by Hurricane Harvey
Edward Primeau and Chief Petty Officer Rich Forte, both of the Coast Guard Atlantic Strike Team discuss the removal operations for a partially submerged vessel at Rockport Marina, Aransas, Texas, Sept. 29, 2017. The Coast Guard worked with the Texas General Land Office and contractors to remove displaced or partially submerged vessels after Hurricane Harvey. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people after boat explosion near Michigan City

Coast Guard rescues 3 people after boat explosion near Michigan City
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three people from the water after a boat explosion occurred on a 30-foot barge that knocked them into the water near Washington Park Marina in Michigan City, Indiana, Friday. The port authority barge was inbound from retrieving no-wake buoys when an explosion occurred and was reported to the Coast Guard...