Coast Guard rescues 4 haitians from sunken vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 haitians from sunken vessel
MIAMI — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four men southeast of Great Inagua, Bahamas, from their life raft after their vessel sank Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center received a distress signal from an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon originating 50 nautical miles southeast of Bahamas. The watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Gulf of Mexico

MOBILE, Ala., — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel that sank approximately 10 miles south of Ft. Morgan, Ala., in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from the master of the 38-foot vessel, Fountain, at 11:36 a.m., reporting the vessel sank and all four people aboard were in the vessel’s life raft. The master also advised that he...

Coast Guard and Megalodon cargo vessel rescue mariner 420 miles northeast of Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews in combined efforts with the crew of the cargo vessel Megalodon rescued a sailor aboard a life raft Friday, approximately 420 nautical miles northeast of Puerto Rico. Cedric George Barriere, a 41-year-old French citizen, was forced to abandon the French-flagged sailing vessel Tepacap, after the vessel reportedly capsized and started to sink. “We...

Coast Guard rescues two from sinking vessel

CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a sinking fishing vessel off Chassahowitzka Bay, Tuesday.

A Television Can’t Save Your Life…A 406 MHz EPIRB or ELT Can!

LOS ANGELES – For the past year the television broadcasters have blanketed the airwaves advising the public that starting in February 2009 over-the-air television broadcasts will be going digital in the United States. This means that if you want to continue to receive free television reception, you must have a newer TV that has a digital tuner or you need to get a digital-to-analog converter...