Coast Guard tows 2 boats in tandem 98 miles northwest of Tampa Bay

Coast Guard tows 2 boats in tandem 98 miles northwest of Tampa Bay
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard is assisting a disabled 45-foot commercial fishing boat 98 miles northwest of Tampa Bay, Florida, Wednesday. At approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a radio call, via VHF-FM channel 16, from the captain of the commercial fishing vessel, Christie Sea, stating the boat was disabled, taking on water and...

Coast Guard rescues 22 people from sinking vessel in San Francisco Bay

Coast Guard rescues 22 people from sinking vessel in San Francisco Bay
SAN FRANCISCO – The 22 passengers and crew aboard the Neptune, a 45-foot vessel, are ok after the boat struck a shoal near the north side of Alcatraz Island and started taking on water last night. At 8:42 the Coast Guard received a report that the Neptune had struck an object and had a one-foot gash in the boat. Crews from Coast Guard Station Golden Gate, the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, and Coast...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel in Neah Bay, Wash.

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard responded to a report of a sunken fishing vessel at the Makah Marina in Neah Bay, Wash., Wednesday night.