Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Daytona Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Daytona Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday for Jim Evans, a 50-year-old male diver, who went missing Friday approximately 30 miles east of Daytona Beach. The Coast Guard and partners searched approximately 5, 297 square miles for 100 search hours. At 11:57 a.m. Friday, a 28-foot center console dive vessel notified Coast...

Escanaba responds to emergency at sea off Northeast

Escanaba responds to emergency at sea off Northeast
Crew members assigned to the USCGC Escanaba take the small boat on a search and rescue evolution to assist a fishing vessel off the coast of Boston.  (U. S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Dyxan Williams.) BOSTON – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba (WMEC 907) responded to a report from the 91-foot fishing vessel Donny C crew stating they were taking on water approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman in Chesapeake Bay
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Corinne Zilnicki) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies have suspended their search for a missing 70 year old fisherman who was reported overdue on Thursday. The Virginia Marine Resources Commission recovered a body matching the description of the missing mariner at 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater from Lazy Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater from Lazy Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater Friday, from Lazy Bay in Kodiak, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew deployed a rescue swimmer, hoisted the boater and safely transported him to the local cannery. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center received...

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket

Coast Guard responds to 2 cases off of Nantucket
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi BOSTON — Coast Guard crews successfully medevaced a 47-year-old fisherman from the fishing vessel, Andrea A, and responded to a fishing vessel taking on water off the eastern shore of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Thursday. At 10:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New...

Coast Guard searches for missing fisherman in Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard searches for missing fisherman in Chesapeake Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish file photo by Petty Officer Annie R. Berlin PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for an overdue mariner in the Chesapeake Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia received a call at 1:40 p.m. on Thursday, from the son of the 70 year old fisherman who said his father departed on a fishing trip from Ingram Bay at 8 a.m. and had not...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 45 miles from Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 45 miles from Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a woman Wednesday from a cruise ship in Chatham Strait, near Sitka. The aircrew retrieved the woman at approximately 10 a.m. and transferred her to Sitka, for further transport to a higher level of care. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners stranded on sailboat in Chincoteague Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners stranded on sailboat in Chincoteague Harbor
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City rappels down to rescue three mariners stranded in Chincoteague Harbor, Virginia, Sept. 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Ross Comstock) CHINCOTEAGUE, Va.— The Coast Guard rescued 3 people in Chincoteague Inlet after their sailboat ran aground during severe weather Wednesday afternoon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ida

Coast Guard conducts search and rescue operations following Hurricane Ida
The Coast Guard received a report that a man had been struck in the head during the storm by a window in Leeville, Louisiana, August 30, 2021. An Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew landed on a highway and embarked the patient and took him to West Jefferson Hospital in stable condition. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has conducted a total of six...