Coast Guard assists 7 aboard vessel 20 miles off Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard assists 7 aboard vessel 20 miles off Freeport, Texas
Seven people aboard a partially flooded 26-foot catamaran head toward land 20 miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Aug. 28, 2022. A Coast Guard Station Freeport 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew escorted the catamaran, ready to provide assistance if the vessel’s pumps failed to keep up with flooding. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Station Freeport) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted seven people...

Coast Guard rescues 7 after lightning strike 100 miles off Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues 7 after lightning strike 100 miles off Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued seven people after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning 100 offshore of Clearwater Florida, June 25, 2022.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people, Saturday, after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning 100 offshore of Clearwater, Florida. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel east of Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel east of Ponce Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon boatcrew rescued a 48-year-old man who capsized his boat 18 miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida March 18, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) JACKSONVILLE,Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 48-year-old man, Friday, after his 17-foot vessel capsized 18 miles east of Ponce Inlet. A Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew rescued...

Coast Guard calls off search for British rower in the Atlantic Ocean

Coast Guard calls off search for British rower in the Atlantic Ocean
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard called off its search of a British rower Monday morning, after confirming the accidental activation of the rower’s Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB), approximately 360 nautical miles east northeast of Puerto Rico. Not in distress is Jack Jarvis, 28, from Hampshire, United Kingdom, who...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Cape Canaveral
The sailing vessel, Critical Window, disabled about 200 miles off Cape Canaveral, Florida, Jan. 29, 2022.(U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater and Miami crews rescued two people Saturday from their disabled sailboat approximately 200 miles off Cape Canaveral. The operator of the sailing vessel, Critical Window, activated their Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon,...

Coast Guard rescues four people near Cape Ommaney, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues four people near Cape Ommaney, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued four people from a raft in the water Wednesday approximately 13 nautical miles west of Cape Ommaney, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted all four survivors from a survival raft and transported them to Air Station Sitka where they were met by local EMS. All four...

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 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...