Coast Guard crew revives unconscious woman on boat near Georgetown

Coast Guard crew revives unconscious woman on boat near Georgetown
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Washington revived a woman who reportedly passed out from carbon monoxide poisoning this evening near the Georgetown Waterfront. The 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew was notified by a man on VHF-FM radio channel 16 at approximately 5:30 p.m., that he and another passenger were suffering...

Coast Guard searching for missing man in Potomac River near Francis Scott Key Bridge

Coast Guard searching for missing man in Potomac River near Francis Scott Key Bridge
Coast Guard Station Washington 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a man in the Potomac River after a pontoon boat overturned near the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Washington, D.C., Monday. Fire and EMS in the district contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region’s command center at 10:55 a.m. and...

Coast Guard urges mariners to be cautious of free-floating pier segment in Potomac River

Coast Guard urges mariners to be cautious of free-floating pier segment in Potomac River
A segment of a pier floats in the Potomac River, Maryland, March 08, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric Thompson) BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard is notifying mariners that a section of a pier, which is approximately 150 feet long, that was found floating in the Potomac River just south of Mallows Bay, Maryland, Thursday, poses a navigation hazard. At 1:54 p.m., a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing boater, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.

Coast Guard suspends its search for missing boater, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.
USCG file photo BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing 40-year-old man Sunday after his boat capsized near Leesylvania State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from a good Samaritan stating he saw an overturned vessel with two people in the water at approximately 9 p.m. Saturday. Sector Maryland-NCR watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard, local partner agencies searching for man, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.

Coast Guard, local partner agencies searching for man, 40, near Woodbridge, Va.
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo)BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a 40-year-old man after his 12-foot boat capsized near Leesylvania State Park Saturday evening. The missing male is described as Hispanic, wearing a white shirt and black shorts. He was not wearing a lifejacket. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from capsized sailboat near Washington, D.C.

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from capsized sailboat near Washington, D.C.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a capsized sailboat near Washington Sunday evening. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Washington was patrolling the upper Potomac River when they received a report from a good Samaritan stating a sailboat capsized with two people in the water and one person clinging to the overturned hull. Once on scene, the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 72-year-old man from water Potomac River

Coast Guard rescues 72-year-old man from water Potomac River
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued a 72-year-old man from the water Friday after his kayak capsized in the Potomac River near the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. A boatcrew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Coast Guard Station Washington was underway when they were flagged down by a good Samaritan who notified them of an elderly man in a capsized kayak. The RBS-II boatcrew diverted and recovered...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from vessel taking on water near Arlington Memorial Bridge

Coast Guard rescues 7 from vessel taking on water near Arlington Memorial Bridge
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued seven people Sunday in the Potomac River near the Arlington Memorial Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Maryland–National Capital Region watchstanders received a notification via VHF-Channel 16 at approximately 1:00 p.m. that a 30-foot boat with seven people aboard was taking on water. Coast Guard Station Washington launched a 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew to assist. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat on Potomac River

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat on Potomac River
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued two people after their sailboat capsized Sunday near Washington Sailing Marina in Alexandria, Virginia. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from Coast Guard Station Washington, D.C., stating they heard a mayday call over the radio from a person aboard a capsized sailboat. A boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small was already on...