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...

Coast Guard urges cold water safety following May fatalities

Coast Guard urges cold water safety following May fatalities
BOSTON — The Coast Guard warns of cold water hazards following five fatalities across the First Coast Guard District within the month of May. The Northeast had 30 recreational boating fatalities in 2019, and 50 in 2020. There have been five fatalities within the first two weeks of May alone. While the weather may be heating up, the water temperatures are dangerously low in the 50s and don’t...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman fallen overboard off Grays Harbor, WA
A boatcrew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Grays Harbor transits toward waters off Westport, Washington.  File photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Michael Clark GRAYS HARBOR, Wash. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a 47-year-old man who reportedly fell overboard while underway fishing for halibut 28 miles northwest of Grays Harbor. Missing is Jason LaBrie of Oregon City,...

Coast Guard awards 4 Air Medals in Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard awards 4 Air Medals in Sitka, Alaska
Rear Adm. Nathan A. Moore, commander, Coast Guard 17th District, shakes hands with a member at Air Station Sitka after presenting the crew with Air Medals, May 7, 2021.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard presented Air Medals to four crew members during a ceremony at Air Station Sitka Friday, for their role in the rescue of a fisherman near Meyers Chuck, Alaska, Nov....

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 6 people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 6 people from capsized vessel
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels rescued six people from a capsized commercial vessel Tuesday...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 1 dog from fishing vessel near Willapa Bay, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 1 dog from fishing vessel near Willapa Bay, WA
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people and one dog from a commercial fishing vessel taking on water Saturday morning off Willapa Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a distress call at approximately 7:30 a.m. The vessel Terry F reported a loss of power and was taking on water four miles offshore. An...