Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew BarresiBOSTON- The U.S., and Canadian Coast Guards, and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued 31 fishermen from a disabled, Canadian fishing vessel over 130 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday night. At 7:05p.m., Tuesday, the Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 4 p.m. Wednesday for a missing pilot in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The man took off mid-day Tuesday in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. “Suspending search efforts...

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot
Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue the search for a missing man who was flying from Alaska to Washington State Tuesday evening. The man took off mid-day in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. A mayday call from the man was relayed to Coast Guard units in Seattle shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan
Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Air Station Traverse City CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for an overdue fisherman on Lake Michigan near Kewaunee, Wisconsin, Thursday. Missing is Mark Wautelet, 38 years old, approximately 6-feet tall, 270 pounds with brownish hair. Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a notification from...

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues man on Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard Air Station Detroit rescues man on Lake St. Clair
Rescue crews from Air Station Detroit and EMS pose for a photo Jan. 11, 2018 following the rescue of a man from Lake St. Clair. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Detroit) CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man from the ice Thursday in Mitchell’s Bay, Ontario, on Lake St. Clair. Shortly after 6 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard 9th District Command Center were contacted...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard and RCAF searching for possible Person in Water in western Lake Erie

Coast Guard and RCAF searching for possible Person in Water in western Lake Erie
A MH-65C Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit File photo by Seaman Brooke Sauers DETROIT — The U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Air Force are searching western Lake Erie for a possible person in the water following a distress call overheard on VHF-FM channel 16 Monday morning. No further transmissions were made and the Coast Guard was unable to hail the vessel. At 10:45 a.m.,...

Air Station Traverse City “Open Ramp” will kick off National Cherry Festival Air Show

Air Station Traverse City "Open Ramp" will kick off National Cherry Festival Air Show
Hundreds of visitors line the tarmacs at Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City, Mich., during their Open Ramp event in 2014. TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The crew of Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City will host its annual “Open Ramp” event to kick off the 2017 National Cherry Festival Air Show, Friday. The “Open Ramp” will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public;...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman on Lake Erie

Coast Guard suspends search for missing woman on Lake Erie
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a woman who went missing after presumably falling overboard from a 52-foot boat on Lake Erie, Sunday. Captain Joseph DuFresne, commander of Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, announced the suspension after the Coast Guard and partnering agencies conducted a search for almost 30 hours covering the equivalent of more than 1,400 square miles. “With...