Coast Guard rescues two people on personal watercraft

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two people late Tuesday night in the vicinity of Laguna Madre. A concerned citizen contacted the Coast Guard just after 10 p.m. Tuesday night and reported that two of his friends had not returned from a trip on their personal watercraft. The Coast Guard issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast, and the Calhoun Country Constables confirmed the...

Coast Guard rescues personal watercraft operator in Chincoteague Bay

CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. — Coast Guard crews from Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., and Station Chincoteague rescued a personal watercraft operator, in Chincoteague Bay, Wednesday morning. Coast Guard watchstanders at Station Chincoteague received notification at approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday from a friend stating that Thomas Baty was overdue and possibly out of gas. Baty had gone out on his personnel watercraft...

Coast Guard saves 2 after collision between two personal watercraft near Edgewater Beach

CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew responded to the scene of a collision between two personal watercraft and rescued two people in Lake Erie near Edgewater Beach, here, Saturday evening. Rescued were Walter Unczik, a 25-year-old male who reportedly suffered a broken arm and Francis Blair, a 23-year-old-female who reportedly suffered head trauma and contusions. The two individuals were...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men after personal watercrafts capsize in Cuyahoga River

CLEVELAND – A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor rescued two people after their personal watercraft capsized in the Cuyahoga River at approximately 12 a.m. July 4. A Coast Guard boatcrew immediately launched in a 25-foot Response Boat-Small after receiving a report of the incident from a passing mariner who notified the Coast Guard via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16. When the Coast...

Coast Guard responds to scene of collision between pleasure craft and personal watercraft

CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard rescue boatcrew responded Saturday afternoon to the scene of a collision between a pleasure craft and a personal watercraft in the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Coast Guard was notified at 4:45 p.m. by the owner of a 26-foot pleasure craft, who reported a collision with a personal watercraft just west of the Alexandria Bay Bridge. Due to the vicinity to the unit, Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues two personal watercraft riders near Corpus Christi

USCG file photoCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews rescued two men who had fallen from their personal watercraft four miles northeast of Packery Channel near Corpus Christi, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Sector Corpus Christi received a call at approximately 8 a.m. from the Corpus Christi Police Department reporting that a man called from his cell phone and reported that he and a friend...

Coast Guard rescues man in Mullica River near Port Republic, N.J.

PORT REPUBLIC, N.J. – The Coast Guard rescued a man after his personal watercraft collided with another in the Mullica River near Port Republic Wednesday.

Coast Guard rescues injured girl after personel watercraft accident

OCEAN CITY, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued a 17-year-old girl after she was hit by a personal watercraft Wednesday evening in Sinepuxent Bay.

Coast Guard and Good Samaritan rescue man after collision between personal watercraft and boat

BALTIMORE – A Coast Guard rescue boat crew recovered an injured man from West River after his personal watercraft and a power boat collided near Shady Side at about 4:45 p.m. Friday.