Coast Guard rescues kayaker from East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay

Coast Guard rescues kayaker from East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Coast Guard rescued a man in East Arm of Grand Traverse Bay, after his kayak became swamped by strong winds and waves, Friday morning. A rescue aircrew aboard an MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City was transiting across the East Arm of Grand...

Coast Guard medically evacuates Canadian citizen off cargo vessel in Lake Erie

Coast Guard medically evacuates Canadian citizen off cargo vessel in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a Canadian woman suffering from signs of a heart attack from a boat in Lake Erie, Thursday morning. At 5 a.m., a search-and-rescue controller at Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, N.Y., was contacted by a SAR controller at Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Trenton, Ontario, Canada, who reported a Canadian woman suffering from signs of a heart attack aboard...

Coast Guard searching for missing boy in Lake Erie

Coast Guard searching for missing boy in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard is actively searching for a boy in Lake Erie, Tuesday afternoon. At 3:30 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, in Cleveland, received notification from a Cleveland Police Officer reporting a missing 15-year-old boy, who was last seen entering the lake at Perkins Beach in Edgewater Park in Cleveland. A rescue boatcrew aboard a 45-Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 5 fishermen from Southwest Pass jetty

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 5 fishermen from Southwest Pass jetty
NEW ORLEANS — Five fishermen were rescued from the mouth of the Mississippi River near Southwest Pass after their vessel struck the west-side jetty, Saturday. Watchstanders at the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a 406 MHz signal at approximately 5:30 a.m. from an electronic position indicating radio beacon on board the DE Queen, a 65-foot longline vessel, with five male crewmembers...

Coast Guard medevacs chief mate from tanker in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs chief mate from tanker in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — A 29-year-old man was medevaced from a tanker approximately 130 miles south of Southwest Pass in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. The chief mate reportedly injured his groin after his trousers got caught in a spindle while working aboard the 400-foot Panama-flagged tanker Dreggen. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a satellite phone call at 1:38 a.m. from the Dreggen...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat runs aground south of Corpus Christi

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat runs aground south of Corpus Christi
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard rescue crews saved two people after their boat ran aground 25 miles south of Corpus Christi near Baffin Bay, Sunday. The wife of one of the boaters contacted Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders at 10 p.m., stating that she had received a text from her husband that their 20-foot boat had run aground near Baffin Bay. The watchstanders launched a rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs 1 from offshore supply vessel near Main Pass

Coast Guard medevacs 1 from offshore supply vessel near Main Pass
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a crewman from an offshore supply vessel approximately one mile northeast of Main Pass, Sunday, in the vicinity of Venice on the lower Mississippi River. Medevaced was Shawn Hornacek, 36, of Cutt Off. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans command center received a report at approximately 5 a.m.. that a crewmember aboard the 110-foot OSV Robin T reportedly...

Coast Guard recovers body of woman who fell from Galveston Ferry

Coast Guard recovers body of woman who fell from Galveston Ferry
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew located the body of a woman who fell from a Galveston Ferry between Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island Monday evening. The Galveston Ferry Dispatch contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston Galveston at 9:07 p.m. reporting a 42-year-old female had fallen off the ferry. Coast Guard watchstanders launched crews aboard a 25-foot Response Boat –...

Coast Guard rescues alleged bridge jumper

HC-144 USCG file photoMOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard rescued a man who had reportedly jumped off the Dauphin Island Parkway Bridge, into Mobile Bay, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received the report of a 35-year old male who had allegedly jumped from the Dauphin Island Parkway Bridge at approximately 6:25 p.m., from the Dauphin Island Police Department. Sector Mobile launched...