Coast Guard rescues distressed boaters 38 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard rescues distressed boaters 38 miles east of Savannah
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Coast Guard crews rescued six boaters Sunday after their vessel became disabled 38-miles east of Savannah. Boaters on the vessel activated their personal locating beacon (PLB) to contact the Coast Guard. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders received notification from the PLB at 12:05 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew. The Dolphin...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from Santa Cruz Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from Santa Cruz Island
MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from FOB Point Mugu file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sondra-Kay Kneen. SAN PEDRO, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two men from Santa Cruz Island Saturday. Coast Guard 11th District command center personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders of a personal locating beacon activation in the vicinity of Santa Cruz Island at approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 25 miles east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 25 miles east of Port Canaveral
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four boaters Sunday 25 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a distress alert from a personal locating beacon at 10:30 a.m. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew...

Coast Guard rescues jet skier near Miami

Coast Guard rescues jet skier near Miami
MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued a jet skier Friday 25 miles east of Miami. Watch standers with the Seventh Coast Guard District Command Center received a personal locating beacon (PLB) notification at 12:59 p.m. and directed the launch of a Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew. The rescue crew arrived on scene at 1:23 p.m., hoisted the jet skier and brought him to Jackson Memorial...

Coast Guard crew rescues boaters from sunken vessel

MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued two men Wednesday morning after their vessel sank approximately 10 miles south of Plana Cay, Bahamas.