Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat catches fire near Cape May, NJ
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Cape May, New Jersey, approaches the adrift fishing vessel Ocean Pearl about 16 miles southeast of Cape May, Dec. 8, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brent Tilley/Released) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a life raft after a commercial fishing vessel caught fire about 16 miles southeast of...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailboat Wednesday 35 miles southeast of Georgetown. At approximately 7:43 p.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the Bear of Bermondsey, a 40-foot sailboat. A...

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard cutter, helicopter crews medevac man 200 miles off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 57-year-old man suffering chest pains aboard a 48-foot sailing vessel approximately 200 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, NC, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Fifth District Command Center in Portsmouth received Personal Locater Beacon and Emergency Position Indicating...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 130 miles off Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 130 miles off Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a fisherman from a fishing vessel approximately 130 miles south of Galveston Tuesday afternoon. Eighth District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal and Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel 31 miles northwest of Andros, Bahamas

Coast Guard assists disabled vessel 31 miles northwest of Andros, Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel assisted a disabled 32-foot pleasure craft Tuesday 31 miles northwest of Andros Island, Bahamas. Assisted was Nelson Saldihna. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the pleasure craft Canoa, at...

Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Michael

Coast Guard prepares for Tropical Storm Michael
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has begun securing its area of responsibility along the Gulf Coast as the threat of Tropical Storm Michael continues to move north, Sunday. The Coast Guard urges all mariners to continuously monitor local and national weather sources and avoid coastal areas that may be impacted by the storm. Owners of large boats are urged to move their vessels to inland marinas...

Coast Guard assists 4 from capsized vessel near Sabine, Texas

Coast Guard assists 4 from capsized vessel near Sabine, Texas
HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of four crewmembers from a fishing vessel after it capsized near Sabine Pass, Texas, Tuesday morning. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders in New Orleans received an emergency position indicating radio beacon signal from the 65-foot fishing vessel Captain M&M, which provided an approximate location of the vessel, and launched a Coast Guard...

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas

Fishing vessel Master D sinks 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas
An overflight shows the area where the fishing vessel Master D sank approximately 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Sept. 1, 2018, after burning for two days.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The fishing vessel Master D sank 58 miles from Port Isabel, Texas, Saturday at a depth of approximately 380-feet after burning for two days. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Brownsville...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 3 after emergency distress signal activation near Port Isabel, Texas
The fishing vessel Master D on fire approximately 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas, Aug. 31, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued three crewmembers from a life raft after their fishing vessel caught fire approximately 40 miles east of Port Isabel, Texas, Friday morning. Eighth Coast Guard District watchstanders in New Orleans received an emergency position...