Coast Guard suspends search for 3 fishermen off Martha’s Vineyard

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 fishermen off Martha's Vineyard
BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Monday for three missing fishermen in the waters off Massachusetts. Missing are: Gerald Bretal, Mark Cormier Jr. and Xavier Vega Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District One command center initially received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert Sunday at 3:18 p.m. from the fishing boat Leonardo, which capsized and sank 24...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has suspended their search for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay. The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on...

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3, continues search for 1 after boat capsizes off Bodega Bay
Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco MH-65 helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Loumania Stewart SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday evening after a commercial fishing boat capsized approximately 30 miles north of Bodega Bay, while a search continues for the last man aboard the boat. An emergency position-indicating radio beacon from the 54-foot Miss Hailee...

Coast Guard urges safe boating during Columbus Day Weekend

Coast Guard urges safe boating during Columbus Day Weekend
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard reminds boaters  to use extra caution while out on the water this Columbus Day weekend. Coast Guard crews, along with local and state law enforcement agencies, will be patrolling, conducting safety checks and ensuring mariners are staying safe. Consider these boating safety tips before leaving the dock: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard assists 2 disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard assists 2 disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) smallboat crew approaches a disabled sport fishing vessel approximately 70 southwest of Key West, Oct. 7, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard two separate disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West, Sunday. The Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an unregistered 406 MHz emergency position...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia
Coast Guard crews rescue two boaters Saturday after their 37-foot sailing vessel became disabled near Wassaw Sound, Georgia, October 5, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued two boaters Saturday after their 37-foot sailing vessel became disabled near Wassaw Sound, Georgia. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Savannah arrived on scene...

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida

Good Samaritan recovers three people after vessel fire near Panama City, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel on fire near Panama City, Florida, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard District Eight Command Center were alerted to the activation of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon approximately 35 miles offshore of Panama City at 1:33...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disabled vessel 39 miles north of Freeport

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disabled vessel 39 miles north of Freeport
A Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell smallboat crew prepares to assist the Viking Lady. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled 45-foot pleasure craft, Viking Lady, with four people aboard 39 miles north of Freeport, Bahamas, Sunday. The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell (WPC-1105) and crew safely towed the vessel and crew to a commercial salvage vessel, who took over...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes 20 miles west of Spring Hill

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes 20 miles west of Spring Hill
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued a man Thursday after his boat capsized approximately 20 miles west of Spring Hill. Rescued was Walker Wesley, 59, from Spring Hill, Florida. The man was transported to Hernando Beach boat ramp where local EMS met him and was released in good...