Coast Guard assists 4 after sailing vessel runs aground near Put-In-Bay

CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard assisted four people after their sailing vessel ran aground in Lake Erie near Put-In-Bay, Ohio, early Saturday morning. At around 12:30 a.m., a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit received a distress call via VHF-FM channel 16, from the captain of a 32-foot sailing vessel, reporting that their prop was fouled and they had ran aground. Upon receiving...

Coast Guard saves 6 people from boat taking on water in Lake Erie

Coast Guard saves 6 people from boat taking on water in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a boat taking on water, Tuesday morning, in Lake Erie two miles northeast of the West Harbor entrance. At 7:42 a.m., a boatcrew, aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat from Coast Guard Station Marblehead, Ohio, received a mayday call via VHF-FM marine radio channel 16, stating their boat was taking on water with six people aboard....

Coast Guard and Rescue Marine rescue 6 near Catawba Island

CLEVELAND ? The U.S. Coast Guard and Rescue Marine rescued four adults and two children after a recreational vessel began taking on water in Lake Erie near Catawba Island, Ohio, at about 1:25 p.m., Wednesday afternoon. Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Marblehead, Ohio, launched aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement, after receiving a report at 1:15 p.m. from Rescue Marine of a...