Coast Guard searching for 4 fishermen northeast of Provincetown

Coast Guard searching for 4 fishermen northeast of Provincetown
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for four fishermen approximately 20 miles northeast of Provincetown, Massachusetts, Monday. Watchstanders at First District Coast Guard Command Center, in Boston, received notification at 1 a.m., Monday, from the 82-foot fishing vessel Emmy Rose’s emergency position indicating radio beacon. The...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va— The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three boaters from their sailing vessel approximately 140 miles North East of Bermuda, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District Command Center received notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center that a personal locator beacon...

Coast Guard hoists man from water in Union Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard hoists man from water in Union Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued a 70-year-old man from the waters of Union Bay, Alaska, northwest of Meyers Chuck, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted the man, who was in the water clinging to a piece of debris, and took him to awaiting emergency medical services in Ketchikan, Alaska. The man...

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....