Coast Guard to host interactive open house in Annapolis

Coast Guard to host interactive open house in Annapolis
Coast Guard Station Annapolis 45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host an open house featuring boat rides, a helicopter display, free vessel safety inspections and the opportunity to talk to Coast Guard boat crew and aircrew members about boater safety at Coast Guard Station Annapolis,...

Coast Guard searching for 2 after helicopter crash near Kent Island, Md.

Coast Guard searching for 2 after helicopter crash near Kent Island, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard, along with state and local partners, is searching for two men near the site of a helicopter crash near Maryland’s Eastern Bay, Saturday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region watchstanders received a report at about 12:30 p.m. that a two-seat light helicopter with two men aboard crashed about 1 mile south of Kent Island. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small...

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 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 recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland

Coast Guard recovers body of man who fell overboard in Chester River, Maryland
BALTIMORE — A Coast Guard boat crew recovered the body of a man Tuesday, who fell off a 42-foot recreational boat on the Chester River, near Piney Point, Maryland. Two other people were aboard the boat and called 911 after the 69-year-old man slipped and fell off the boat and they reported that they could not maneuver the boat to help. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard medevacs man from bulk carrier near Annapolis, Md.

Coast Guard medevacs man from bulk carrier near Annapolis, Md.
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old crewmember from the bulk carrier Kang Hong in the Annapolis anchorage Tuesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region command center received a report from the ship stating a crewmember was experiencing...

Coast Guard assists 5 mariners on vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 5 mariners on vessel taking on water
File photo of a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station Annapolis, Md. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted five mariners after their boat began taking on water near the mouth of the Severn River in Annapolis, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Annapolis, Md.

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Annapolis, Md.
USCG File Photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship near Annapolis Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a notification at approximately 7 p.m. from personnel aboard the Grandeur of the Seas stating an 80-year-old male had collapsed and was receiving CPR. Sector Maryland-NCR launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer from water in Matapeke, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a kite surfer from the water Sunday off Matapeke. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating a kite surfer had let go of his kite and was attempting to swim to shore Sunday afternoon. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...