Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park
Crew members from Station Yaquina Bay gather for a photo after rescuing a fisherman from 10-foot breaking seas near South Beach State Park south of Newport, OR, early Tuesday, Sep. 8. Shown are BM2 Tyler Hurst, BM3 Matthew Roque, MK2 Rachel Robbins, BM1 Wallace Qual, and BM1 Jacob Hylkema. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Yaquina Bay) YAQUINA BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guardsman swam from shore to rescue...

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui

Coast Guard, partners rescue paddler off Maui
The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Maui, August 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department rescued a 60 year-old paddler off the coast of Kahului, Monday. MCFD Jet ski operators recovered the paddler with no injuries or medical concerns reported...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Olympic National Park
A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew transfers an injured hiker’s care to emergency medical personnel at the air station in Port Angeles, Washington,, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 17-year-old hiker from Olympic National Park shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday after he fell and sustained knee and...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized fishing vessel near St. Petersburg

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized fishing vessel near St. Petersburg
The commercial fishing boat Jenny Lynn sits capsized in the Gulf of Mexico 18 miles west of St. Petersburg, Florida, July 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued a man, Thursday, after his 36-foot commercial fishing vessel capsized 18 miles west of St. Petersburg. Rescued was Robert Heart, 48. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an emergency...

Coast Guard assists 5, stresses EPIRB importance

Coast Guard assists 5, stresses EPIRB importance
The Cospas-Sarsat satellite system uses a combination of different satellites to detect and locate emergency beacons. The satellites relay the distress signals from the emergency beacons to a network of ground stations and ultimately to the U.S. Mission Control Center in Suitland, Maryland. The USMCC processes the distress signal and alerts the appropriate search and rescue authorities to who is in...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue three mariners from sailboat in Pacific

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue three mariners from sailboat in Pacific
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and crew of the merchant vessel Mahi Mahi rescued three mariners from the disabled 50-foot trimaran Third Try 825 miles northeast of Oahu, Wednesday. The crew of the Mahi Mahi brought the mariners back to Honolulu Thursday afternoon. There are no reports of injuries....

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a fishing vessel crew who abandoned ship in the early morning hours Monday near Florence. At approximately 1:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from the captain of fishing vessel Aquarius stating all crew members were abandoning ship. The...

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore
A 67-year-old man rows a small dinghy away from his disabled and adrift 28-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly to the motor vessel President Eisenhower approximately 575 miles south southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel sinks off Cumberland Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters after vessel sinks off Cumberland Island
Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. US Coast Guard photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel sank 18-miles east of Cumberland Island, Georgia. The boaters’ use of a VHF radio and Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) led to a rapid rescue. Coast...