Coast Guard responds to 5 people in the water, medevacs 1 from Galveston Bay

Coast Guard responds to 5 people in the water, medevacs 1 from Galveston Bay
HOUSTON — Four people were rescued from the water and one was medevaced by the Coast Guard after the boat they were on became swamped just off Morgan’s Point in the Houston Ship Channel, Friday. The captain of a pilot boat reported seeing five people in the water to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Houston/Galveston at approximately 8:20 a.m., and that one of the five couldn’t...

Coast Guard leads rescue of 5 adults, 4 children near NJ’s Barnegat Light Inlet

Coast Guard leads rescue of 5 adults, 4 children near NJ's Barnegat Light Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 5 after boat capsizes

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A Coast Guard 27-foot rescue boat crew pulled five from the water five miles off of Bogue Inlet, Emerald Isle, N.C., today. Three adults and two children were on board the vessel when it capsized. The boat operator contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 12 p.m. Saturday, reporting that the boat was in danger of sinking due to deteriorating weather. A...

2 injured when charter boat runs aground near Nags Head

Station Oregon Inlet - USCG file photo FORT MACON, N.C. — A Coast Guard crew, good Samaritans and Sea Tow responded to the grounding of a charter vessel near Nags Head, N.C., Sunday. At approximately 4:30 p.m. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received a report that two people were injured when the 55-foot charter vessel Outer Limits went aground in the vicinity of the Walter Slough Channel. A...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue sailing vessel Tortuga

MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search for the 33-foot sailing vessel, Tortuga, which was reported overdue by Sea Tow late Friday. S/V Tortuga was transiting from Mobile Bay to Panama City, Fla. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island was able to make contact with the vessel owner and he stated he had arrived safely in Panama City.

Coast Guard apprehends intoxicated man in Portland harbor

BOSTON – A Station South Portland, Maine, 25-foot response boat crew apprehended a man who appeared to be intoxicated after he fell into Portland harbor from a Sea Tow boat docked at a floating pier at about 10:50 p.m. Monday.

New York Area Coast Guard Urges Cold Weather Preparations

NEW YORK – Coast Guard Sectors New York and Long Island Sound remind mariners to take extra precautions on the water as the air and water temperatures in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey grow colder each day.