Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater near South Padre Island, Texas
Petty Officer 2nd Class Abraham Kamerman, Lt. Bertrand Toone and Petty Officer 2nd Class Luke Mathews, members of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, pose for a photo after rescuing a 72-year-old overdue boater and transporting him to Port Isabel-Cameron County Airport in Los Fresnos, Texas, Sept. 19, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station...

i911 system helps Coast Guard rescue 2 stranded on Gates Island

i911 system helps Coast Guard rescue 2 stranded on Gates Island
Coast Guard Station New London 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo NEW YORK — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station New London rescued two paddle boarders after they became disoriented in fog and stranded on Gates Island, Connecticut, Monday evening. At approximately 7:25 p.m., watchstanders at Station New London received a report from a good Samaritan stating that from their home on Mason Island...

Coast Guard implements new i911 application to assist mariners

Coast Guard implements new i911 application to assist mariners
The Coast Guard’s 14th District has followed other districts in implementing the groundbreaking i911 technology to assist mariners in distress on the waters throughout the Pacific.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU – In the last three years, more than 500 people were saved around Hawaii by the Coast Guard thanks to cell phones, and now the Coast Guard has a new technology available...

Coast Guard offers new i911 system for PNW mariners

Coast Guard offers new i911 system for PNW mariners
Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class MyeongHi Clegg SEATTLE – The 13th Coast Guard District has implemented a groundbreaking technology to assist mariners in distress on the waters of the Pacific Northwest. Across Washington and Oregon, mariners can provide vital location information to Coast Guard rescue crews from their smartphones without having to download an application. In...

i911, helping the Coast Guard save lives

i911, helping the Coast Guard save lives
A demonstration of how the Coast Guard uses the i911 system in Boston, Massachusetts, May 4, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll First Coast Guard District command center crews, from Maine to Northern New Jersey, have a new tool to help distressed mariners come home to their families after being out to sea. The i911 program...