Coast Guard rescues 81-year-old man near Hilton Head Island

Coast Guard rescues 81-year-old man near Hilton Head Island
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a man Monday after his jet ski became grounded near Hilton Head Island. Rescued was Joe Patten, 81. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 7:51 p.m. from Sea Tow stating a man had grounded his jet ski near Skull Creek. Sea Tow attempted to reach the man but were unable...

Coast Guard Rescues 2 from New Haven Harbor

Coast Guard Rescues 2 from New Haven Harbor
USCG File Photo NEW HAVEN, Conn. – A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued two people from the water after their jet ski began taking on water in New Haven Harbor, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station New Haven were notified by good Samaritan around 5:45 p.m., Monday that a jet ski near the Tomlinson Bridge was taking on water and beginning to sink. On board the jet ski was a 23-year...

Coast Guard rescues 2 missing jet skiers in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 missing jet skiers in Tampa Bay
A 29-foot Response Boat Small-II boat crew from Station St. Petersburg, Florida, moors at Gandy Boat Ramp, Tampa, Florida, Thursday, March 9, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) TAMPA, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two missing jet skiers Thursday in the Tampa Bay. At 8:35 p.m. watch standers at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a 911 transfer call from Hillsborough County Dispatch of a jet...

Coast Guard rescues 3 jet skiers following collision in Key West Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 jet skiers following collision in Key West Harbor
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three jet skiers Saturday following a collision between two jet skis in Key West Harbor. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report via VHF marine radio at approximately 11 a.m. from an individual aboard the Caribbean Fury, who reported two jet skis collided, and several people were injured. Two boat crews from Coast Guard Station Key West were...

Coast Guard searches for 3 missing people near Rio Vista

Coast Guard searches for 3 missing people near Rio Vista
SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard has been actively searching for three missing people near Brannan Island, Calif., since 9 p.m. Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco command center received a call Friday night at 9 p.m., from Brannan Island State Park of an overdue Jet Ski with three people aboard. The Jet Ski with one 36-year-old male, one 22-year-old female and a 10-year-old girl...

Coast Guard medevacs three near Atlantic City

Coast Guard medevacs three near Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard medevaced three people after their jet ski reportedly struck an aid to navigation in the Back Bay area near Atlantic City on Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by a good Samaritan and dispatched a 29-foot response boat-small crew from Coast Guard Station Atlantic City at about 3:30 p.m. The RB-S crew arrived on-scene and took...

Coast Guard rescues father, daughter 1 mile east of Bogue Inlet, NC

Coast Guard rescues father, daughter 1 mile east of Bogue Inlet, NC
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a father and daughter Monday one mile east of Bogue Inlet after their jet ski became disabled. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle received a report at 12:45 p.m. that a 16-year-old female was on a disabled jet ski while her 53-year-old father was in the water. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle launched...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 jet skiers in Bogue Sound, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 jet skiers in Bogue Sound, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan boater came to the aid of two injured jet skiers Sunday after a collision south of Cedar Point. Two jet skis, one carrying two people and the other carrying three, collided just west of the Cameron Langston Bridge in Bogue Sound about half mile south of Cedar Point at about 11 a.m., injuring two of the people involved. A good Samaritan boater...

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue kayakers on Molokini Crater

Coast Guard, Ocean Safety rescue kayakers on Molokini Crater
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Ocean Safety rescued two kayakers trapped on Molokini Crater Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification at 3:20 p.m. from Maui Fire Department of two kayakers who were beset by weather and were forced onto the rocks on Molokini Crater. After climbing to safety, the kayakers called 911 for assistance. A 45-foot Response...