Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Captain John in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs man off fishing vessel Captain John in Gulf of Mexico
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard medevaced a 36-year-old man off a fishing vessel 50 miles southeast of Galveston Saturday afternoon. At 11:20 a.m., the captain of the fishing vessel Captain John contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston watchstanders to report that a passenger was...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near La Push, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sinking vessel near La Push, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued five fishermen after their vessel took on water and sank 30 miles outside of La Push, Washington, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew recovered the fishermen from their life raft and brought them back to La Push without medical concerns. The master of the 65-foot fishing vessel Captain John, called Coast Guard Station...