Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer near Biddeford Pool, Maine

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing swimmer near Biddeford Pool, Maine
BOSTON — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing swimmer Tuesday near Biddeford Pool, Maine after he was reported to have entered the water from the shore and not re-emerge. The Coast Guard was notified at approximately 3:45 p.m. by a bystander who witnessed a man in a red bathing suit enter the water and swim for about 15 minutes before going missing. Coast Guard small...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
LARGO, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies search for a missing 53-year-old swimmer 10-miles west of Indian Rocks Beach, Saturday. Missing is Michael Cowles, a 53-year-old male from Tampa Bay, Florida. At noon Saturday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida, received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 reporting Cowles jumped into the water to cool off,...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Point Sal State Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water near Point Sal State Beach
LOS ANGELES — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search efforts for a missing person near Point Sal State Beach at 7:22p.m., Monday. At 4:32 p.m., Sunday, watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center received a report that a man was swept off the beach, submerged under water and did not resurface. Multiple air and surface search and rescue crews searched for...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Ocean City, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer off Ocean City, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a missing 35-year-old male swimmer off Ocean City. Missing is James Benjamin Lenhart, described as a 5’5” caucasian. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders received a call at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday reporting the missing swimmer. Ocean City Police officers were on scene responding while a boat crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmers near Cove Point Light Station, Md.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmers near Cove Point Light Station, Md.
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard suspended its search Saturday for two missing swimmers near Cove Point Light Station. Calvert County 911 Dispatch notified Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders Friday at approximately 7:30 p.m. reporting the two swimmers had not returned to shore. The Coast Guard searched an 80-square-mile area for the missing men. “After more than 16 hours of searching...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Miami native off Wildwood, NJ

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Miami native off Wildwood, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a swimmer who went missing off Wildwood Saturday. Christian Alfred, 24, a Miami native who was attending school in New York City, was reportedly swimming near Rio Grande Avenue when he was witnessed struggling in the water and not resurfacing. Units involved in the search included: A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard searching for possible missing swimmer at Conimicut Point, RI

Coast Guard searching for possible missing swimmer at Conimicut Point, RI
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing 16-year-old boy near Conimicut Point, R.I., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England in Woods Hole, Mass., received a call at approximately 5 p.m. Sunday, from 911 dispatch reporting that a 16-year-old boy with brown hair and red swimming trunks was swept off the beach at Conimicut Point. Currently searching...

Coast Guard urges swimmers to remain safe

Coast Guard urges swimmers to remain safe
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard Air Station Savannah has received reports of seven missing swimmers in the last 12 days and urges everyone to take necessary safety precautions before and while swimming. Five of the seven missing swimmers were found deceased.  These deaths have touched every portion of the 450-miles of coastline that Coast Guardsmen aboard Air Station Savannah patrol. The affected...

Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department suspend Big Island search for missing swimmer

Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department suspend Big Island search for missing swimmer
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department suspended the search at sunset Thursday for a man last seen Monday night at the north end of Waipio Valley Beach on the Big Island. Wtchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center were notified of the situation at approximately 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, by the Hawaii County fire department. The report stated that a man had gone...