Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore
A 67-year-old man rows a small dinghy away from his disabled and adrift 28-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly to the motor vessel President Eisenhower approximately 575 miles south southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to...

Coast Guard coordinates medevac 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island

Coast Guard coordinates medevac 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130J Hercules aircraft and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews coordinated efforts to perform a long-range medevac of an injured fisherman who was approximately 300 miles northwest of St. Paul Island, Alaska, Monday. The man was safely transferred to awaiting emergency...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Everglades Challenge boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Everglades Challenge boater
ST.PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing mariner Thursday, who was participating in the Water Tribe Everglades Challenge. Missing is Jim Slauson, 73, from St. Petersburg. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback (WPB-87370) Coast Guard Cutter Pelican...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard  HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida Thursday. Overdue are Gerald Cook, 81, and Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs aboard the 52-foot yellow steel vessel Rom’e. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard locates two boaters in life raft off Florida gulf coast

Coast Guard locates two boaters in life raft off Florida gulf coast
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard located two boaters in a life raft five miles off Caladesi Island Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater C-130J Hercules aircrew saw the debris of a commercial fishing vessel and two people while conducting a search pattern for two different overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida. The two survivors...

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...