U.S., Canadian Coast Guards save 4 from water in 2 separate incidents on Lake Erie

U.S., Canadian Coast Guards save 4 from water in 2 separate incidents on Lake Erie
Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Feske-Wood, a rescue swimmer, Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Bowers, a flight mechanic, Lt. Rachel Quatroche, flight commander, and Lt. Addison Allen, the co-pilot after a search-and-rescue case May 16, 2016. . (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews collaborated to rescue four people in separate cases early...

Coast Guard assists 2 Canadian snowmobilers near Kingsville, Ontario

Coast Guard assists 2 Canadian snowmobilers near Kingsville, Ontario
CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard assisted two snowmobilers near Kingsville, Ontario, after they became stranded nearly two miles off the Canadian side of Lake Erie, Saturday morning. At around 10:15 a.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at the Coast Guard’s 9th District Rescue Coordination Center in Cleveland, responded to a call for assistance from personnel at the Joint Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard has busy weekend on eastern Great Lakes

Coast Guard has busy weekend on eastern Great Lakes
CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police rescued two people, medically evacuated one person, and assisted four others in four separate emergency cases in the eastern Great Lakes region this weekend. At 11 p.m., Saturday, a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo received notification from the crew aboard a Coast Guard Auxiliary...

Coast Guard ends active search in Lake Michigan for missing boater

Coast Guard ends active search in Lake Michigan for missing boater
MILWAUKEE – Coast Guard personnel have ended their active search in Lake Michigan, Thursday night, for Joseph Kiehm, last seen Tuesday. The Coast Guard located Kiehm’s boat, the Wild Irish, adrift in Lake Michigan about 10 miles northeast of Milwaukee, Thursday afternoon, after being notified by the captain of the Lake Express Ferry who was on a scheduled transit to Muskegon, Michigan. Kiehm...

Overdue fisherman found safe near Peelee Island after being adrift since Wednesday

Overdue fisherman found safe near Peelee Island after being adrift since Wednesday
CLEVELAND — A Lake Erie fisherman was found safe aboard his vessel early this morning after being adrift since Wednesday morning. At about 6:30 p.m., Thursday, a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a report of an overdue boater. The boater, a 63-year-old male, reportedly departed Turtle Creek Marina near Oak Harbor, Ohio, at 7 a.m., Wednesday. The SAR coordinator...

Coast Guard Station St. Joseph rescues boater missing for 20 hours on Lake Michigan thanks to Good Samaritan

Coast Guard Station St. Joseph rescues boater missing for 20 hours on Lake Michigan thanks to Good Samaritan
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan found and rescued a man Saturday morning, who had been missing since Friday afternoon on lower Lake Michigan. At 6:25 p.m., Friday, a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor in Chicago received notification from a woman reporting her husband missing in Lake Michigan. The wife reported that he was to sail in his 24-foot boat from Diversey...

Satellite beacon guides Coast Guard helicopter, park rangers to injured woman in Isle Royale National Park

Satellite beacon guides Coast Guard helicopter, park rangers to injured woman in Isle Royale National Park
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of an injured woman from Isle Royale National Park, Michigan, Monday, evening. At about 3 p.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario received a distress beacon from a search-and-rescue-satellite-aided-tracking of a a personal locator beacon on the Northeastern side of Isle Royale National Park. Moments...

Coast Guard conducts medevac of an ill Canadian woman from sailing vessel in Lake Ontario

Coast Guard conducts medevac of an ill Canadian woman from sailing vessel in Lake Ontario
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of an ill woman aboard a sailing vessel in Canadian waters near Main Duck Island in Lake Ontario. At about 10:30 a.m., Sunday, a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Sackets Harbor, New York, responded to a distress call from the sailing vessel Lavjes, a Canadian flagged vessel in Canadian waters, which reported a severely ill woman who needed...

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force rescue 3 kayakers after overnight search

Coast Guard, Royal Canadian Air Force rescue 3 kayakers after overnight search
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued three kayakers, Friday morning, from Green Bay, near Whaleback Shoal, about ten miles north of Peninsula State Park in Wisconsin. The missing kayakers were spotted by a Royal Canadian Air Force search-and-rescue crew aboard a Hercules aircraft launched by the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre, Trenton, Ontario, who reported their location...