Coast Guard searching for missing man near mouth of Clinton River in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard searching for missing man near mouth of Clinton River in Lake St. Clair
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard crews are searching near the mouth of the Clinton River in Lake St. Clair for a man who was last seen going under water and not resurfacing Monday evening. Just after 7:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a report that two men had jumped into the water from their 21-foot pleasure craft to assist a woman in their group who had become fatigued while...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults and 1 child from sinking boat in Lake St. Clair

CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted four people who were on a boat taking on water in Lake St. Clair, Saturday. At 1:40 p.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Detroit was contacted by the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office, in Mt. Clemens, Mich., who was forwarding a request for assistance for three adults and one child aboard a 23-foot boat that was taking on water in Lake St....

Coast Guard assists 3 people on boat taking on water in Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard assists 3 people on boat taking on water in Lake St. Clair
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted three people in Lake St. Clair after the boat they were on started taking on water Thursday afternoon. At 3:26 p.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received notification that a 25-foot recreational boat with three people aboard was taking on water in Lake St. Clair, one mile north of the Clinton River. A rescue boatcrew from...

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit helicopter crews conduct rescue training on ice-covered Lake St. Clair

 Coast Guard Air Station Detroit helicopter crews conduct rescue training on ice-covered Lake St. Clair
LAKE ST. CLAIR — Multiple rescue helicopter crews from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit conducted ice rescue training on Lake St. Clair Wednesday. The unit’s aircrews, operating MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopters, are based out of Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Mt. Clemens, Mich., and regularly conduct training to ensure that they are always ready to respond to mariners in distress...

Coast Guard to restrict vessel traffic flow in St. Clair River

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard, in consultation with the Canadian coast guard, has restricted vessel traffic to one-way passage with escort until Monday in the St. Clair River from Marine City to Lake St. Clair due to heavy ice throughout the St. Clair River system. The restriction begins today at 6 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); U.S....

Warm weekend weather, rain will likely cause unstable, dangerous ice

DETROIT – The U.S. Coast Guard is warning the public that the warm weather and rain forecast for New Year’s weekend will likely create unstable and hazardous ice conditions on Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie, making it extremely dangerous for people to be on. The National Weather Service forecasts rain through New Year’s Day and air temperatures as high as 46 degrees, a combination...

Coast Guard monitoring ice conditions in St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard is monitoring large quantities of ice, including several large pieces that are beginning to break away from an ice bridge located at the southern end of Lake Huron.

U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards Working Together to Clear St. Clair River

DETROIT — The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards are scheduled to conduct ice breaking operations in the St. Clair River, beginning at approximately 10 a.m., Monday Feb. 22, in order to mitigate possible flood activity due to a nine-mile long ice jam there, and address low-water levels on Lake St. Clair.

Coast Guard rescues six people, searching for one more after two boats collide

ST. CLAIR SHORES, Mich – U.S Coast Guard Station St. Clair Shores rescued six people from two pleasure crafts that collided with each other approximately one nautical mile off Jack’s Marina in Lake St. Clair Sunday at approximately 1:30 a.m.