Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near LA coast
MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 83-year-old man from a fishing vessel 70 nautical miles off the coast of Los Angeles Saturday. At approximately 9:00 a.m., the captain of a chartered fishing vessel requested assistance from the Coast Guard for an 83-year-old man aboard the vessel who...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi

Coast Guard rescues 2 from water near Grand Bay, Mississippi
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their boat capsized near Grand Bay, Mississippi, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Pascagoula received a report from Jackson County dispatchers that there were two people in the water in Grand Bay. Station Pascagoula watchstanders relayed the report to Coast Guard Sector Mobile...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes near Jericho Creek
Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small File Photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water Saturday after their boat capsized and sank in Jericho Creek. At 11:09 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a 911 relay from Charleston County Dispatch stating a skiff capsized with three people aboard. A Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized migrant vessel off Dominican Republic

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized migrant vessel off Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos rescues a survivor of a migrant capsized boat during the afternoon of Dec. 6, 2018, in waters just off Isla Saona, Dominican Republic.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant boat in waters just off Isla Saona, Dominican Republic. So far, 21 people have been...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown

Coast Guard assists disabled sailboat 35 miles southeast of Georgetown
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled sailboat Wednesday 35 miles southeast of Georgetown. At approximately 7:43 p.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon registered to the Bear of Bermondsey, a 40-foot sailboat. A...

Coast Guard rescues U.S. citizen from life raft in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard rescues U.S. citizen from life raft in the Mona Passage
A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a 46-year old boater from a life raft early Dec. 2, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a boater from a life raft early Sunday morning, approximately 30 nautical miles east of Samana, Dominican Republic. Rescued is Justin Smith, a 46-year-old man and U.S. citizen...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offshore Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember 46 miles offshore Matagorda, Texas
An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew transfers a 54-year-old man awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, Dec. 3, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Corpus Christi) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old man approximately 46 miles offshore of Matagorda, Texas, Monday morning. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 58 miles offshore Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 58 miles offshore Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old woman approximately 58 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship Carnival Valor stating a passenger aboard the vessel was in need of medical assistance. Watchstanders consulted with...

Unconscious surfer rescued by Coast Guard near Newport, Oregon

Unconscious surfer rescued by Coast Guard near Newport, Oregon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued an unconscious surfer at Devil’s Punchbowl State Park, Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter located the subject, deployed a rescue swimmer and with assistance from a local surfer, brought the unconscious subject back to the beach on a surfboard. Coast...