Escanaba responds to emergency at sea off Northeast

Escanaba responds to emergency at sea off Northeast
Crew members assigned to the USCGC Escanaba take the small boat on a search and rescue evolution to assist a fishing vessel off the coast of Boston.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams.) BOSTON – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907) responded to a report from the 91-foot fishing vessel Donny C crew stating they were taking on water approximately...

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi BOSTON — Coast Guard crews successfully medevaced a 47-year-old fisherman from the fishing vessel, Andrea A, and responded to a fishing vessel taking on water off the eastern shore of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Thursday. At 10:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Destin, Fla.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Destin, Fla.
Coast Guard Cutter Albacore file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for an overdue kayaker Monday near Destin, Florida. Missing is David Schink, 61, last seen wearing shorts, t-shirt, and a black and red life jacket. Schink reportedly does not have a cell phone. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately 7:40 p.m., Saturday, from Schink’s...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 9 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 9 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas
Coast Guard Station Port Aransas 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man from a tanker vessel 9 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a medevac request at 2:14 p.m. via cell phone from the crew of the...

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 has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound

Coast Guard has a busy weekend in Long Island Sound
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – After a busy weekend off of Long Island, the Coast Guard is reminding the boating public to be prepared and to practice safe boating during the active summer season. In total, the Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to more than 20 cases of mariners in distress and 18 persons in the water wearing lifejackets after severe weather swept through western Connecticut and Long...

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard near Ambrose Channel, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy NEW YORK – The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday at 12:15 p.m., for a man who fell overboard from a container ship near Ambrose Channel, New York, Saturday morning. Coast Guard crews searched for over 24 hours and covered more than 460 square miles Saturday and into Sunday for the missing 35-year-old man...

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor

Coast Guard coordinates tow of disabled freighter into New York Harbor
The Coast Guard ensured the safe transit of a disabled 611-foot bulk carrier on Aug. 21 to 26, 2018, from 120 miles off the coast of New York. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York) NEW YORK — The Coast Guard coordinated the tow of a disabled 611-foot freighter into the port of New York and New Jersey after it lost propulsion over 100 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday,...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing off Long Beach, N.Y.
U.S. Coast Guard file photo NEW YORK — The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a 30-year-old man missing in the waters off Long Beach, New York. Missing is Neil Gibbons, a native of Ireland. Gibbons was last seen swimming with friends off Long Beach, in the vicinity of Long Beach Boulevard, at 2 a.m., Monday. The friends made it safely to shore and called 911. Nassau County dispatchers...