Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 225 miles off San Diego

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship 225 miles off San Diego
Coast Guard Sector San Diego MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Joel Guzman SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 68-year-old woman from the cruise ship Viking Sun approximately 225 miles south of San Diego, Wednesday. The crew of the Viking Sun contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego Joint Harbor Operations Center watchstanders at approximately 8:20 a.m. requesting assistance...

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard Cutter Mellon file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for five people in the water Wednesday after their boat sank near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel Scandies Rose, homeported in Dutch Harbor, sank at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday with seven crew members aboard. Two survivors were rescued, five crew members are still missing. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard, partner agencies remove 187 people from 30 foot boat

Coast Guard, partner agencies remove 187 people from 30 foot boat
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and Turks and Caicos Islands Police (TCIP) rescued 187 people approximately 17 miles southwest of Turks and Caicos Islands, Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) crew and a Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship crew arrived on scene and embarked the 187 people between the two ships. The Seneca...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Goose Creek Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water near Goose Creek Bay
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water in the vicinity of Goose Creek Bay in Wakulla County, Florida, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 2 a.m. CST of a capsized 12-foot aluminum boat, with one person on board. The vessel was recovered approximately two nautical miles south of...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers from Leadbetter Point

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers from Leadbetter Point
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two stranded hikers Monday night from Leadbetter State Park. A rescue crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River hoisted the uninjured women and transported them to a nearby airport. Coast Guard watchstanders at the Sector Columbia River Command Center received...

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs teen from Baranof Island, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka medevacs teen from Baranof Island, 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 16-year-old male Sitka Wilderness Therapy student experiencing chest pains on Duffield Peninsula, approximately 30 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, Sunday evening. The aircrew safely hoisted and transferred the boy from a narrow tidal flat to awaiting...

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina

Coast Guard hoists four fishermen who ran aground in Browns Inlet, North Carolina
The Coast Guard hoisted four fishermen from an 88-foot fishing vessel in Browns Inlet, North Carolina, Monday morning.Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a radio distress call at approximately 8:12 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Sea Angels. The crewmember reported that there were four people onboard and that they had run aground due to mechanical issues and requested assistance...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Bliss off Hatteras, North Carolina

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Norwegian Bliss off Hatteras, North Carolina
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship 40 miles southeast of Hatteras, North Carolina, Monday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a medevac request from the captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss for a passenger reportedly experiencing symptoms...

Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska

Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka conducts a search along the Gastineau Channel after a vessel was found unmanned and adrift near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge, Alaska, Nov. 29, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photos by Lt. Cmdr. Scott Shields. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard responders suspended have the search for a potential person in the water from an unmanned and adrift vessel...