Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from disabled sailboat

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from disabled sailboat
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two people from a sailboat disabled by weather approximately 345 miles east of Hatteras Inlet, N.C., Saturday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District Command Center received notification from the International Emergency Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medically evacuates an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska, Oct. 25, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medically evacuated an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Friday. The aircrew landed in Deadman Bay near a public use cabin...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Homosassa

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Homosassa
A 26-foot boat sits capsized 26-miles west of Homosassa, Florida, Saturday, March 30, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Levi G. Mcfarland) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people Saturday after their 26-foot boat capsized 35 miles west of Homosassa. Rescued were Inverness natives Brittany Thompson, 34, and Brian Thompson, 35. Also rescued were Joanna Fraser, 42, and Lincoln...

Coast Guard stands down response to catamaran 500 miles southeast of Bermuda

Coast Guard stands down response to catamaran 500 miles southeast of Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is standing down their response to a vessel with nine people aboard approximately 500 miles southeast of Bermuda, Wednesday. Coast Guard 5th District watchstanders initially received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon distress signal at 1:15 p.m. registered to the 109-foot catamaran, Mouse Trap. The Mouse Trap’s crew had made contact with Rescue Coordination...