Coast Guard to host boating safety event during open house in Annapolis, Md.

Coast Guard to host boating safety event during open house in Annapolis, Md.
A local youth poses aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small while wearing Coast Guard Seaman Andrew Vardakis’ hat and a lifejacket during an open house held at Station Annapolis in 2013. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David R. Marin) ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold an open house focused on safe boating Saturday in Annapolis. The event will be open to...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Annapolis, Md

BALTIMORE — Coast Guard crews from Station Annapolis, Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., and local agencies are searching for a missing boater in Chester River near Annapolis, Md., Wednesday. Missing is James Schmidt, 47. At approximately 4:30 p.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Baltimore received a report from the Maryland Natural Resources Police of a person in the water. Schmidt was reported...

Coast Guard responds to 37 distress calls as thunderstorms rage through Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – Coast Guard responds to 37 distress calls resulting in more than 77 people assisted or rescued after a severe thunderstorm developed in the Chesapeake Bay Sunday afternoon.

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Kent Narrows, Md.

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard rescued a woman reported to be suffering from a heat stroke while sailing in the Chester River, near Kent Narrows, Md., Saturday.

Coast Guard medevacs 1 in Rhode River

BALTIMORE – A Coast Guard crew medevaced a woman who was reportedly suffering from back pains in the Rhode River, Sunday.

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.

Fisherman located deceased in the Chester River near Annapolis, Md.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A 56-year-old man who was reported missing in the Chester River near Annapolis was located deceased by a family member Wednesday during a search by the Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resources Police.

Coast Guard rescues man in Chesapeake Bay

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard, along with Maryland Natural Resources Police and Anne Arundel County Fire Rescue, rescued a man in the Chesapeake Bay Saturday, after he reportedly sustained leg injuries while swimming.

Coast Guard and Auxiliary kick off National Safe Boating Week at Annapolis City Dock on Saturday

BALTIMORE – The Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Coast Guard and Maryland Natural Resources Police are sponsoring a National Safe Boating Week kickoff event at the Annapolis City Dock in Annapolis, Md., Saturday.