Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue boaters near Port Canaveral

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue boaters near Port Canaveral
Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching for two overdue boaters Saturday after not returning from a fishing trip near Port Canaveral. The boaters, Brian McCluney and Justin Walker, were last seen departing the 300 Christopher Columbus boat ramp...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 8 from missing fishing vessel north of Palau

Coast Guard, partners rescue 8 from missing fishing vessel north of Palau
HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force and good Samaritans aboard the AMVER (Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System) vessel Isl Star rescued eight mariners aboard the 60-foot Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel KM Aleluya (previously reported as Hallelujar) approximately 172 miles northwest of Palau, Tuesday. “This is a great example of why teamwork is so vital to search...

Air Station Kodiak medevacs fisherman near Saint Paul, Alaska

Air Station Kodiak medevacs fisherman near Saint Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medically evacuated a 33-year-old man from the fishing vessel Island Enterprise near Saint Paul Island, Alaska, Tuesday. The fisherman was medevaced at 3:15 a.m. and transferred to an awaiting Life Med crew at Saint Paul. The patient was further transported...

Coast Guard Cutter Forward assists disabled vessel 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia

Coast Guard Cutter Forward assists disabled vessel 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia
Crewmembers aboard U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forward, a 270-foot Medium Endurance Cutter homeported in Portsmouth, Virginia, tow a 67-foot disabled commercial fishing vessel that became disabled 149 miles off Cape Henry, Virginia, August 8, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Victoria Eckart) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a 67-foot commercial...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Massachusetts man off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 24-year-old Massachusetts man after his body was located by Hawaii County Fire Department off Green Sand Beach, Big Island, Monday afternoon. “We extend our deepest condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Lt. Cmdr....

Coast Guard searching for missing diver 18 miles west of Sanibel Island

Coast Guard searching for missing diver 18 miles west of Sanibel Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Wednesday for a missing diver 18 miles west of Sanibel Island. At 10:50 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a report from an 18-foot recreational vessel, stating a 52-year-old male diver never resurfaced. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canavera

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canavera
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Missing is Russell Minor. Coast Guard crews have searched approximately 4,600 square miles. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center...

Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. At 2:57 a.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the 46-foot fishing vessel Day Boat Too, stating the captain, a 30-year-old male, went overboard. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 100 miles off Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship 100 miles off Cape Hatteras, NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old Canadian man from a cruise ship 100 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras Friday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, initially received the report via phone call from personnel aboard the cruise ship Anthem...