Coast Guard medevacs diver 46 miles east of Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs diver 46 miles east of Cape May, NJ
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CAPE MAY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced a diver 46 miles east of Cape May on Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center received a report via VHF channel 16 that a 50-year-old woman was unresponsive after returning from a dive off the dive vessel Gypsie Blood. The diver dove to a depth of 150- feet before resurfacing...

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina

Coast Guard conducts medevac 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina
Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a man from a commercial dive boat approximately 46 miles east of Wrightsville Beach, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders received an alert via channel 16 that an individual was...

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas
Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas rescued a diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands May 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard air and surface crews rescued a diver in distress Monday just off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued is a man, a U.S. citizen reported to be in his 60’s, after he...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu County Fire Department and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Rescue are searching for a 51-year-old freediver off the Reef Runway in Ke’ehi Lagoon, Tuesday. The male diver is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, 220 pounds, and was last seen wearing dive gear. Anyone with information...

Coast Guard assists in medavacing snorkeler near Plantation Key

Coast Guard assists in medavacing snorkeler near Plantation Key
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew assists in medevacing an unconscious snorkeler near Plantation Key, Florida. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilfredo Lugo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded Saturday to a report of an unconscious snorkeler aboard the commercial dive boat, Lost Continent, near Plantation Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard assists divers over weekend off Florida Keys

Coast Guard assists divers over weekend off Florida Keys
Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — Coast Guard assisted two divers Sunday after they became unresponsive in the water off the Florida Keys and needed emergency medical services to go to the hospital. Sector Key West watchstanders were alerted by the dive boat operator of the Sea Star at approximately 10:30 a.m. that a 21 year-old...

Coast Guard responds to diving accident southeast of St. Catherine’s Sound

Coast Guard responds to diving accident southeast of St. Catherine’s Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Coast Guard responded to a diving accident 20 miles southeast of St. Catherine’s Sound, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew lowered a rescue swimmer down to the vessel to provide medical assistance to the unresponsive 65-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs 2 divers offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced two divers experiencing symptoms requiring medical attention offshore Pensacola Beach, Florida, Saturday. One 28-year-old male was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, and one 48-year-old male was pronounced deceased by a local coroner. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a...

Coast Guard medevacs divers offshore Pensacola, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs divers offshore Pensacola, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced two divers reporting symptoms of decompression sickness offshore Pensacola, Florida, Monday. One 55-year-old male diver was transported to Spring Hill Medical Center, and one 66-year-old male diver was pronounced deceased by EMS upon arriving to shore. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a...