Coast Guard assists 4 on sinking vessel outside Bear Creek, MD

Coast Guard assists 4 on sinking vessel outside Bear Creek, MD
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted four boaters Saturday after their boat began taking on water outside Bear Creek near Baltimore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from TowBoatUS stating a 24-foot vessel with four people aboard was taking on water. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard assists boaters after 2 vessels collide near Baltimore

Coast Guard assists boaters after 2 vessels collide near Baltimore
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters after their vessels collided Wednesday in Bear Creek near Baltimore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16 at approximately 2:40 p.m. stating two sailboats had collided and one of them was taking on water. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent marine information...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2 near Hart Miller Island, Md.

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2 near Hart Miller Island, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies responded Sunday to two people aboard a boat taking on water near Hart Miller Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Baltimore County Fire Rescue dispatch stating a boat was taking on water, and the owner was unsure if the bilge pumps could keep up. Sector Maryland-NCR issued an urgent...

Coast Guard newest National Security Cutter makes a Baltimore port call; open for public tours

Coast Guard newest National Security Cutter makes a Baltimore port call; open for public tours
Crew members aboard a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay, Maryland, provide support as the Coast Guard Cutter James pulls into port at Fells Point in Baltimore Aug. 18, 2015.  (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin) BALTIMORE — Fresh from commissioning festivities in Boston, Coast Guard’s newest National Security Cutter, Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard presents various medals to 7 crewmembers from Station Curtis Bay, Md.

Coast Guard presents various medals to 7 crewmembers from Station Curtis Bay, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard presented various medals to seven crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay Monday at Station Curtis Bay for saving the lives of two boaters May 3, 2015. Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Bursell, Petty Officer 3rd Class Samuel Cleveland, Petty Officer 3rd Class Dillon Helms, Senior Chief Petty Officer Brian Kastner, Petty Officer 3rd Class Alexander Klebart, Petty...

1 dead, 1 missing after boat hits Francis Scott Key Bridge near Dundalk, Md.

1 dead, 1 missing after boat hits Francis Scott Key Bridge near Dundalk, Md.
The 37-foot Sea Ray Sundancer involved in an accident where the boat struck a span of the Francis Scott Key Bridge with eight people aboard, July 24, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Bursell) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing boater Sunday in the Patapsco River near Dundalk. A member of the Maryland Transit Authority notified Coast...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing boater near Fort Howard Park, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing boater near Fort Howard Park, Md.
BALTIMORE — Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Tuesday for a missing boater in the vicinity of Fort Howard Park, near Sparrows Point. Missing is Jon W. Conrad III, described as 6 feet 2 inches tall, 280 pounds, with curly, dirty-blonde hair. Baltimore County Aviation contacted Coast Guard Sector Baltimore Command Center watchstanders at approximately 11:45 a.m. and reported a sailboat...

Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay assists unconscious boater off Fort Smallwood Park

Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay assists unconscious boater off Fort Smallwood Park
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resource Police assisted two boaters Tuesday after one of the boaters lost consciousness near Fort Smallwood Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay received a call from a good Samaritan aboard the recreational boat Brilliance at approximately 5:45 p.m., relaying a message from a boater that the operator was unconscious aboard a 25-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater south of Francis Scott Key Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater south of Francis Scott Key Bridge
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard ended its search Tuesday for a missing boater approximately two miles south of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after a body was recovered in Brewerton Channel. Deceased is David Frantzen. The Coast Guard began its search for Frantzen after a boat he was on was discovered Monday abandoned at Sparrows Point. Sector watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast...