Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address

Coast Guard to establish security zone for State of the Union address
The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a security zone on the Potomac River and its surrounding tributaries for the State of the Union address, Tuesday Feb. 5, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a temporary security zone in designated waters in the National Capitol Region for the State of the Union address on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. The security zone...

Coast Guard sets Winter Port Condition One for northern Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard sets Winter Port Condition One for northern Chesapeake Bay
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region Captain of the Port (COTP) set Winter Port Condition One Thursday, and cautions mariners to be aware of ice formation on the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Winter Port Condition One is set when weather conditions are favorable for the formation of ice in navigable waters. Within the Sector Maryland-NCR COTP zone, navigable waters...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Baltimore

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Baltimore
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay boat crew medevaced a man who was reportedly suffering from seizures on the cruise ship Carnival Pride near the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse in Baltimore, Sunday evening. A crewmember aboard the cruise ship contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region...

Coast Guard, first responders search for missing child near Annapolis, MD

Coast Guard, first responders search for missing child near Annapolis, MD
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a 12-year old girl who was reported missing while swimming at Sandy Point State Park, Maryland, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a notification at approximately 6:40 p.m. from Anne Arundel County 911 that the child, who was...

Coast Guard suspends search for boater who went missing near Kent Island, Maryland

Coast Guard suspends search for boater who went missing near Kent Island, Maryland
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE – The U.S. Coast Guard in Baltimore suspended the search Friday for a missing boater who went missing near Kent Island. Kevin Yates Sr., 41, is believed to have fallen from a 40-foot powerboat Wednesday, somewhere between Kent Island and Herrington Harbor South. The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Kent Island, Maryland

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Kent Island, Maryland
BALTIMORE – Coast Guard crews, with state and local partners, are searching by air and sea for a man who reportedly fell overboard between Kent Narrows and Herring Bay, Wednesday afternoon. The missing man is described as being a white male, about 6-feet tall, 180-190 pounds, wearing blue shorts and a dark shirt without a life jacket. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a...

Coast Guard medevacs woman suffering chest pains 47 miles off Ocean City

Coast Guard medevacs woman suffering chest pains 47 miles off Ocean City
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard medevaced a 63-year-old woman suffering chest pains approximately 47 miles off Ocean City, Maryland, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received an emergency call by marine band radio at about 7 a.m., stating a woman was suffering from a possible heart attack...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Potomac River

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing in Potomac River
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man in the Potomac River near the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Washington D.C., Monday night at 9 p.m. The Coast Guard began working with D.C. Fire and EMS, Alexandria Fire Department, U.S. Park Police, D.C. Police Department, and D.C. Harbor Patrol late Monday morning to search...

Coast Guard medevacs man from Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore

Coast Guard medevacs man from Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Curtis Bay in Baltimore takes aboard an injured man in a stokes litter alongside the Pennington Avenue Bridge in Baltimore, May 28, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Curtis Bay) BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a man who had reportedly fallen from the Pennington Avenue Bridge and suffered an arm injury in Baltimore,...