Coast Guard suspends search for person in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the Chesapeake Bay
The Coast Guard cancelled the search for a person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Sunday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center initially received a report of a 20-foot Boston Whaler beached in the vicinity of Factory Point,...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay

Coast Guard searching for person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay
The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Saturday.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the Chesapeake Bay, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Virginia command center initially received a report of a 20-foot Boston Whaler...

Coast Guard medevacs two from cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs two from cruise ship
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo PORTSMOUTH, VA — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced two crew members from a cruise ship approximately 69 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, Wednesday. The cruise ship Celebrity Summit contacted the Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center to get assistance for the crew members who were suffering from chemical burns and were in need of further...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs passenger near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrew medevaced an 85-year-old male passenger approximately 40 nautical miles West of Sitka, Alaska, Thursday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew arrived on scene at approximately 8:23 p.m., hoisted the patient from the motor vessel Viking Orion, and transported him to awaiting EMS at Air Station...

Coast Guard medevacs individuals after plane crash at Dry Bay Airstrip

Coast Guard medevacs individuals after plane crash at Dry Bay Airstrip
Coast Guard aircrews medevaced two people from Dry Bay Airstrip, approximately 30 miles Southeast of Yakutat, Alaska, after their plane crashed, May 25, 2022. JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Sitka aircrews medevaced two people from Dry Bay Airstrip, approximately 30 miles Southeast of Yakutat, Alaska, after their plane crashed, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard participates in joint exercise off Delaware, Maryland coast

Coast Guard participates in joint exercise off Delaware, Maryland coast
The aircrew aboard a MH-60 Jayhawk from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City prepare to hoist two Navy pilots from Navy Strike Fighter Atlantic from the Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat, crewed by members from Station Indian River Inlet during the joint service Search and Rescue Exercise, May 17, 2022, near Ocean City, Maryland. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Emily Velez) BALTIMORE...

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from Alaska ferry Kennicott

Coast Guard medevacs passenger from Alaska ferry Kennicott
Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Eric Kolwicz, an Air Station Kodiak pilot, flies above the Alaska ferry Kennicott in Shelikof Strait, Alaska, on May 18, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard imagery courtesy of Lt. Scott Kellerman. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medically evacuated a man from the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry Kennicott in Shelikof Strait, Alaska, Wednesday. The MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard searching for person in water in Lynn Canal, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for person in water in Lynn Canal, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water near Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal, Alaska, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a report from the captain of cruise ship Celebrity Solstice at 3 a.m. that a 40-year-old woman fell overboard. Involved in the search...

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy

Coast Guard rescues 56 while assisting Dominican Republic Navy
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier recovered the body of a woman and rescued 56 persons from the water Saturday while assisting a Dominican Republic Navy vessel, following the capsizing of an illegal voyage vessel in the Mona Passage. The Dominican Republic Navy crew reportedly recovered twelve 12 other persons from...