Coast Guard rescues man from disabled vessel near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled vessel near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled vessel approximately 145 nautical miles west of Sitka, Alaska, Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene at 5:21 p.m. and hoisted a man from his 33-foot sailing vessel, Ananda, and transported him to Yakutat, where they were met by local...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel on fire, taking on water 9 miles off Bulls Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 from vessel on fire, taking on water 9 miles off Bulls Bay
The 45-foot fishing vessel, Strictly Business, caught fire and was taking on water 9 miles east of Bulls Bay in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 3, 2021. Courtesy photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — A Coast Guard Station Charleston rescue crew saved two people after their vessel caught fire and began taking on water approximately 9 miles east of Bulls Bay, Friday. The captain of the vessel, Strictly Business, hailed...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 file photo Juneau, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers, U. S. Forest Service, and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad (KVRS) responded to a downed aircraft Thursday eight miles northeast of Ketchikan, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka located the wreckage at 2:37 p.m. and lowered two rescue swimmers who reported no survivors. One...

Coast Guard rescues man in life raft offshore Gray Harbor, WA

Coast Guard rescues man in life raft offshore Gray Harbor, WA
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man in an emergency life raft Saturday offshore of Grays Harbor. At 11:39 a.m., Friday, watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District Command Center received an emergency position indicating radio beacon activation alert for the fishing vessel Ruby Lily approximately 132 miles from Grays Harbor. Watchstanders launched crews from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria,...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather

Coast Guard rescues 7 from sport fishing boat beset by weather
Aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C. rescue seven people aboard a 40-foot sport fishing boat beset by weather 60 nautical miles southeast of Cape May, N.J., July 25, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a sport fishing boat beset by weather 69 miles southeast of Cape May Sunday. A small craft advisory for the area indicated...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners 20 miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners 20 miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard successfully rescued three mariners 20 nautical miles off Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Friday evening. At 4:21 p.m., Coast Guard First District watchstanders received notification on 406 MHZ from an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon registered to the 42-foot sailing vessel Triad. The Coast Guard launched...

Coast Guard, locals respond to downed aircraft near Kalama, OR

Coast Guard, locals respond to downed aircraft near Kalama, OR
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard, local first responders and good Samaritans are responding to a downed aircraft Monday near Kalama and Sandy Island in the Columbia River. The plane’s tail is white with blue stripes. The letter N and number 7 are also visible on the body of the aircraft. It is currently unknown how many people...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen 72 miles southeast of Montauk, New York

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen 72 miles southeast of Montauk, New York
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen 72 nautical miles southeast of Montauk, New York, Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound watchstanders received a VHF radio call at approximately 9:30 p.m., Sunday, from the 44-foot commercial fishing vessel Nite Nurse crew, reporting that the vessel was taking on...

Coast Guard kicks off National Safe Boating Week 2021

Coast Guard kicks off National Safe Boating Week 2021
Members of the Coast Guard District Seven wear their life jackets in support of Wear Your Life Jacket at Work Day in Miami, Florida, May 21, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez) MIAMI — The Coast Guard reminds boaters to be safe on the water during National Safe Boating Week and Memorial weekend, May 21-30. Coast Guard crews, along with local and state law enforcement...