Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina

Coast Guard assists four mariners 90 miles off Georgetown, South Carolina
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. FORT MACON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard their disabled vessel approximately 90 miles Southeast of Georgetown, South Carolina, Friday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a report from District Seven watchstanders that the good Samaritan vessel Costco Hope had located...

Coast Guard medevacs man 118 miles from Atlantic City, New Jersey

Coast Guard medevacs man 118 miles from Atlantic City, New Jersey
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man off a cruise ship 118 miles southeast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Thursday night. District Five watchstanders received notification via satellite phone at approximately 6:20 p.m. that a man aboard the cruise ship Adventure of the Sea had experienced symptoms of a stroke...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 260 miles offshore from Cape Lookout

Coast Guard medevacs mariner 260 miles offshore from Cape Lookout
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo CAPE LOOKOUT, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an oil tanker crewmember from an approximately 260 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina Thursday evening. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center were notified by watchstanders from the Coast Guard’s 7th District command center that...

Coast Guard rescues four boaters aboard disabled vessel near Oregon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues four boaters aboard disabled vessel near Oregon Inlet
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo OREGON INLET, N.C. – The Coast Guard assisted the crew of a disabled sailing vessel east of Oregon Inlet Tuesday evening. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM radio at approximately 6 p.m. from the crew of the 70-foot sailing vessel Puffin reporting that they had become disabled...

Air Station Kodiak conducts long-range medevac of two elderly people

Air Station Kodiak conducts long-range medevac of two elderly people
Petty Officer 3rd Class Rena Gilbertson, a health services technician aboard an Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Hercules aircraft, works with Anchorage emergency medical services personnel to transfer a woman to higher medical care in Anchorage, Alaska, Aug. 3, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Hercules crew medically evacuated an 82-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs injured merchant crewman off Bermuda

USCG file photoELIZABETH CITY, N.C. – The Coast Guard medavaced an injured crewmember off the Turkish flagged merchant vessel Askabat approximately 400 miles northeast of Bermuda, Thursday morning. The 31-year-old male chief officer of the vessel broke his arm and was bleeding heavily from an open wound, according to the notification from the Rescue Co-ordination Centre Bermuda at 5:35 p.m. Tuesday. A...