Coast Guard works to make catch less deadly in 2021

Coast Guard works to make catch less deadly in 2021
Commercial fishing vessel examiners from the 17th Coast Guard District prepare to conduct a safety compliance check aboard a crab fishing boat in King Cove Alaska. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Russ Hazlett By Petty Officer 1st Class Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Within the commercial crab fishing fleet of Alaska’s Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands (BSAI) sail some of the most widely admired and...

Boating Under the Influence causes Coast Guard to rescue three boaters in Charleston Harbor

CHARLESTON, S.C. – A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Charleston rescued three people in the Charleston Harbor after a 21-foot recreational boat struck a submerged cable marker Sunday. Search and rescue controllers at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified of the distress Sunday at 2:38 a.m., by the operator the recreational boat via VHF-FM Channel 16, the international maritime distress...

Coast Guard presents boating safety award to Deadliest Catch Captain

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard’s Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety is presenting the Pillar of Support Award to Keith Colburn, captain of the fishing vessel Wizard from the Deadliest Catch television series, Sunday at 5:30 p.m., at the opening event of the International Boating and Water Safety Summit in Daytona Beach for his outstanding contributions to the National Recreational Boating...