Coast Guard saves 4 after charter fishing boat hits Ashtabula breakwall

CLEVELAND – Coast Guardsmen from Station Ashtabula, Ohio, rescued four people after the charter fishing boat they were aboard struck a breakwall in Ashtabula Harbor Monday morning. A passing vessel used a VHF-FM marine radio to notify personnel in the Coast Guard Sector Buffalo command center of the accident at 4:45 a.m. A boatcrew from Station Ashtabula immediately launched in a 33-foot Special...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people and a dog from Lake Erie near Geneva-On-The-Lake

CLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Ashtabula, Ohio, rescued five Auburn Township, Ohio, people and a dog after their recreational vessel sank in Lake Erie about six miles north of Geneva-On-The-Lake, Ohio, Tuesday afternoon. The mariners used the 25-foot vessel’s on-board VHF-FM radio to call for help about 1 p.m., after the boat reportedly became swamped and they realized the...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer who jumped off lighthouse

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to a report of a missing swimmer who jumped off the Conneaut Lighthouse in Conneaut Harbor, Ohio, and never surfaced at about 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Coast Guard conducts search for missing man near Ashtabula, Ohio

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Lake Erie this morning for a Rome, Ohio, man who was reported missing near Ashtabula.

Station Ashtabula assists with Conneaut breakwall allision

CLEVELAND – U.S. Coast Guard Station Ashtabula assisted the Conneaut Fire Department with the rescue of a male owner-operator and four passengers from a 21-foot personal craft after it allided with the Conneaut west breakwall approximately 500 yards offshore Conneaut Friday at approximately 9:45 p.m.

Coast Guard Rescues 11 Year Old Boy

ASHTABULA, Ohio — Coast Guard Station Ashtabula rescued an 11-year-old boy clinging to the Ashtabula breakwall for nearly two hours today at approximately 5:30 p.m. A 33-footer crew recovered the boy, who was cold and wet, and transported him to the station. He sustained no injuries and had no medical concerns. “We picked him up about a mile and a half from the beach; the boy said he took...