Coast Guard searching for missing man near Sault Ste Marie

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard worked closely with local, state and federal law-enforcement personnel to locate a man who was reported as entering the water and not seen re-surfacing about 50 yards off Sugar Island in the St. Mary’s River near Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Thursday morning. A woman called 911 at about 4 a.m. to report a man had just left the island in her rowboat, seemingly attempting...

Laker Cason J. Callaway crewman medevaced

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – U.S. Coast Guard Station Sault Ste. Marie medically evacuated a 51-year-old crewman, who was experiencing abdominal pains, from the laker Cason J. Callaway near the Gros Cap Light on Whitefish Bay, Friday, at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Coast Guard prepares for 2009-2010 icebreaking season

CLEVELAND – The Ninth Coast Guard District is preparing for the 2009-2010 icebreaking season in the Great Lakes.

Coast Guard medically evacuates man suffering from kidney stones

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated a 51-year-old Canadian male from the Canadian-flagged motor vessel Frontenac, near DeTour Passage, Mich., Thursday, at approximately 11 a.m.

Coast Guard requests public assistance to identify suspected hoax caller

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard Investigative Service is requesting assistance from the public to identify a suspected hoax caller who contacted U.S. Coast Guard Sector Sault Ste Marie on VHF-FM Channel 16 between Sept. 12-27, 2009.

Coast Guard conducts medical evacuation of laker crewman

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary operated Small Boat Station Alpena medically evacuated a 37-year-old crewman from the motor vessel Maumee approximately 26 nautical miles northeast of Alpena, Mich., at approximately 11:00 a.m. Friday.

Coast Guard Searching for Missing Swimmer in Marquette Bay

MARQUETTE, Mich. – Coast Guard Station Marquette and Coast Guard Air Facility Muskegon commenced a search Sunday at approximately 4:45 p.m. for 28-year-old Robert Denman, who became missing offshore near the Picnic Rocks in Marquette Bay. “He went swimming with a friend off-shore from Shiras Park; when his friend looked back, he wasn’t there,” said Operations Specilaist 2nd...