Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water near Port Protection, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo SITKA, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after he intentionally ran his boat aground on Strait Island near Port Protection, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the man and hoisted him from the island’s rocky shoreline, then brought him to Sitka, uninjured. Coast Guard watchstanders in the Sector Juneau...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter takes off from the deck of the Cutter Hamilton to search for a downed civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, 110 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a downed civilian aircraft approximately 110 miles east of Charleston. Coast Guard 7th...

Coast Guard medevacs man with head injury more than 200 miles off Virginia

Coast Guard medevacs man with head injury more than 200 miles off Virginia
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a man with a deep gash on his forehead and fractured foot aboard a cargo ship about 225 miles east of Virginia Beach Friday. The captain of the cargo ship Saga Navigator called the Coast Guard at 12:34 p.m. and reported that a crew member had a deep gash with significant...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship off North Carolina
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a woman needing medical attention from a cruise ship about 20 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, Thursday morning. The Adventure of the Seas contacted the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center Wednesday evening to request assistance for the woman, but the ship was too far offshore for immediate...

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 13-year old girl on Kruzof Island, Alaska
A 13-year-old girl and her aunt and uncle are taken back to a cabin on Kruzof Island, Alaska, July 3, 2018, in an Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter. The girl was reported missing in a kayak in Shelikof Bay, last seen wearing a purple, blue and black life jacket, and was later found by the Jayhawk crew in good condition U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station...

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma

New England based Coast Guard Assets Deploy for Hurricane Irma
Coast Guard Cutter Oak crew members pull the brow onto the ship in order to deploy down south on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, in Newport, Rhode Island.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — A Newport, Rhode Island Coast Guard cutter crew and three air crews from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod deployed in support of anticipated Hurricane Irma rescue and recovery...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing in Marmot Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man and woman reported missing from the fishing vessel Miss Destinee that capsized in Marmot Bay, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews, the crews of the Coast Guard Cutter Sherman and Chandeleur, a Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Kodiak boat crew, as well as pararescueman...

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts

Coast Guard searching for a possible person in the water off Plymouth, Massachusetts
This 10-foot kayak was found off Duxbury Pier Light in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts Monday, June 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water Monday after an overturned kayak was spotted off Duxbury Pier Light (Bug Light), in Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts. A local fisherman spotted an overturned, unmarked 10-foot lime green kayak...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Elation cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Elation cruise ship passenger
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday for a man who reportedly went overboard Monday from the Carnival Elation cruise ship about 15 miles southwest of Abaco, Bahamas. Missing is Kevin Wellons, 24, of Warner Robins, Georgia. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed to Great Inagua and HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crews from Coast Guard...