Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child from aground vessel in Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child from aground vessel in Intracoastal Waterway
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four people including a 10 year-old-boy who ran aground on their recreational boat just north of the Arroyo Colorado late Tuesday. At approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi received a phone call from a Good Samaritan reporting a single red flare sighting, a signal of distress, in...

Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville conducting Waterways and Management Study for local waterway

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville has initiated a Waterways and Management Study of the Intracoastal Waterway from Cumberland Sound, Fla., to day beacon 84 in the Matanzas River, Sept. 1, 2011. The 90-day study will commence Dec. 1, 2011. WAMS studies are conducted periodically to better facilitate safe and effective navigation on area waterways. This study will examine the...

Coast to Guard Responds to Vessel Aground Near Mayport, Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is responding to a vessel aground on the St. John’s River near Mayport, Fla., Thursday. The 235-foot motor vessel Endeavour ran aground Thursday on the St. John’s River in Mayport near the entrance of the Intracoastal Waterway. The Captain of the Port has established a 50-yard safety zone around the vessel; all traffic should remain outside this...

Safety zone established for bridge work near Surf City, N.C.

FORT MACON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone Sunday evening on the waters of the Intracoastal Waterway near Surf City, N.C.