Coast Guard assists five people on Detroit River

Coast Guard assists five people on Detroit River
DETROIT – The Coast Guard assisted five people aboard a pleasure craft that was disabled near the Ambassador Bridge on the Detroit River Tuesday evening. The names of the boaters are not being released, and there is no Coast Guard imagery. At about 8:40 p.m., a person aboard a 16-foot pleasure craft reported to a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit that the vessel was disabled...

Detroit-area Coast Guard assists 6 in Detroit River, caps off busy weekend for area

Detroit-area Coast Guard assists 6 in Detroit River, caps off busy weekend for area
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted six people after their vessel became disabled and drifted onto the rocks while they were underway on the Detroit River late Sunday evening. At 10:15 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit were notified by people aboard a sailboat that there was a vessel aground on the Detroit River with one or two people aboard. One of them was calling for help and...

Coast Guard rescues woman from Detroit River

CLEVELAND — A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Belle Isle in Detroit rescued a 46-year-old woman from the Detroit River near Belle Isle Wednesday morning. A 911 dispatcher notified Coast Guardsmen at Station Belle Isle that the woman was in the water at 12:24 a.m. A boatcrew launched from Station Belle Isle aboard a 45-foot Response Boat – Medium seven minutes later to search for her. The...

Detroit dive team recovers body of missing man in Detroit River

CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard and other agencies have called off the search for a man last seen drifting down the Detroit River after a local dive team found the man’s body at about 9 p.m. The Detroit Police Department dive team, working aboard a Detroit Harbormaster boat, found the unidentified man near where he was last seen, in the vicinity of the Detroit Princess. Search efforts began...

Coast Guard monitoring ice conditions in St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring large quantities of ice, including several large pieces that are beginning to break away from an ice bridge located at the southern end of Lake Huron.