Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 46 mariners 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 46 mariners 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, along with good Samaritans responded to 46 crewmembers aboard fishing vessel Alaska Juris, who abandoned ship near Kiska Island, approximately 690 miles west of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. All 46 crewmembers were transferred to good Samaritan vessels Spar Canis and Vienna Express to be transported to Adak. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues missing men in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard rescues missing men in Gulf of Mexico
HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews located and rescued two men after hours of searching about 125 miles southeast of Galveston Saturday. Rescued were Karl Shram and Chris Bergeron of Lake Charles, Louisiana. Search and rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston sent Coast Guard cutters, an airplane and a helicopter to search for the men when they used their satellite phone to make a distress...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sunken shrimp boat near Sabine Pass, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sunken shrimp boat near Sabine Pass, Texas
PORT ARTHUR, Texas — A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued three men after their 28-foot shrimp boat took on water and sank in the mouth of the Sabine River, Monday morning. At approximately 4 a.m., 911 dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders that the shrimp boat Captain Kevin was taking on water. Moments later Eighth Coast Guard District New Orleans watchstanders called with...

Coast Guard rescues four people from capsized boat

Coast Guard rescues four people from capsized boat
MIAMI — Four people were rescued by the Coast Guard 11 nautical miles east of Charleston, South Carolina, Tuesday. Coast Guard District 7 watch standers received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert from a 21-foot fishing vessel 11 nautical miles east of Charleston at 4:45 p.m., Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Charleston was notified and issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast...

Coast Guard responds to false alarm sent by expired beacon in Rhode Island

Coast Guard responds to false alarm sent by expired beacon in Rhode Island
This photo illustration represents how important it is to carry an emergency position indicating radio beacon on board your boat.(Photo and photo illustration by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Laughlin) BOSTON – The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched Mt. Hope Bay in Rhode Island Sunday, after receiving a distress signal from an improperly disposed of Electronic Position-Indicating Radio Beacon. At...

Coast Guard continues to search for 2 remaining fishermen after 1 found deceased near Coos Bay

Coast Guard continues to search for 2 remaining fishermen after 1 found deceased near Coos Bay
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search for two missing fishermen after a body was discovered on the jetty following an allision and subsequent sinking of the vessel Eagle III at the jetty near the entrance to Coos Bay, Ore., Wednesday Coast Guard Air Station North Bend and Coast Guard Station Coos Bay crews will continue to search for the remaining fishermen. “The vessel...

Coast Guard searching for 3 fishermen missing after vessel capsized near Coos Bay

Coast Guard searching for 3 fishermen missing after vessel capsized near Coos Bay
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for three fishermen after their vessel capsized more than 1 mile off the entrance to Coos Bay, Ore., Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew along with a Coast Guard Station Coos Bay 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew is on scene searching for the missing fishermen. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District 13 Command...

Coast Guard rescues man, dog after sailboat catches fire 69 miles west of Hudson, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues man, dog after sailboat catches fire 69 miles west of Hudson, Fla.
Crew members from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., and local EMS aid a man and his dog at the air station Friday, July 10, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued a man and his dog after his 30-foot sailboat caught fire 69 miles west of Hudson, Florida, Friday. At approximately 3:30 p.m. watchstanders from...

Coast Guard, Seabrook and Kemah fire crews respond to boat fire under Kemah bridge

Coast Guard, Seabrook and Kemah fire crews respond to boat fire under Kemah bridge
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard along with fire departments from Seabrook and Kemah, Texas, responded to a boat fire under the Highway 146 bridge Friday. The three people aboard the 50-foot burning boat, Botox, were able to escape and no injuries were reported. A good Samaritan aboard the vessel Sea Candy saw the boat on fire and notified Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston watchstanders at 1:45 p.m....