Coast Guard assists five people on Detroit River

Coast Guard assists five people on Detroit River
DETROIT – The Coast Guard assisted five people aboard a pleasure craft that was disabled near the Ambassador Bridge on the Detroit River Tuesday evening. The names of the boaters are not being released, and there is no Coast Guard imagery. At about 8:40 p.m., a person aboard a 16-foot pleasure craft reported to a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit that the vessel was disabled...

Coast Guard assists 20 boaters during busy, warm weekend on the Great Lakes

Coast Guard assists 20 boaters during busy, warm weekend on the Great Lakes
CLEVELAND — Coast Guard personnel responded to numerous boater distress calls during the weekend, assisting 20 boaters between Lake St. Clair and Oswego, New York. At about 2:15 p.m. Saturday, a search-and-rescue coordinator at Coast Guard Sector Detroit responded to a distress call over VHF-FM channel 16 from boaters aboard a disabled 17-foot pleasure craft near Locust Point in the vicinity...

Detroit dive team recovers body of missing man in Detroit River

CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard and other agencies have called off the search for a man last seen drifting down the Detroit River after a local dive team found the man’s body at about 9 p.m. The Detroit Police Department dive team, working aboard a Detroit Harbormaster boat, found the unidentified man near where he was last seen, in the vicinity of the Detroit Princess. Search efforts began...

Great Lakes Coast Guardsmen assist Red River flood victims

Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Seth Johnson CLEVELAND – Personnel and equipment from various Great Lakes Coast Guard units are in the Fargo, N.D., area this week sharing their knowledge and expertise to help evacuate and provide aid for Red River flood victims in the region. Stations Marblehead, Ohio, and Belle Isle in Detroit, each sent an airboat and personnel to the region. Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues 9 in North Dakota flood response operations

ST. LOUIS – Coast Guard airboat crews have rescued nine from flood waters in the Fargo, N.D., area as of Saturday.

Coast Guard rescues two from Detroit River

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two Canadian citizens from the Detroit River approximately one mile from Belle Isle, Mich. at approximately 6:25 p.m. Thursday.

Multiple agencies respond to hundreds of people stranded on ice floe

CLEVELAND – The U.S. Coast Guard, and multiple state and local agencies are attempting to rescue several hundred people stranded on an ice floe in western Lake Erie near Oak Harbor, Ohio.

Coast Guard Searches for Missing Swimmer in Detroit River

DETROIT – The Coast Guard, Wayne County Marine Division, and Police Departments from Grosse Ile and Trenton, Mich., began searching the Trenton Channel of the Detroit River, yesterday, for a male swimmer who is missing. The 39-year-old is a resident of San Diego. The man left from a dock belonging to a family member on Grosse Ile. A family friend indicated the missing man is a good swimmer and...

Coast Guard Rescues Three Boaters in Western Lake Erie

MONROE, Mich. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from Lake Erie, today, after their 21-foot pleasure craft was taking on water at approximately 12:30 p.m. A Coast Guard Air Station Detroit HH-65C Dolphin helicopter, a Coast Guard Station Belle Isle 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement and a Coast Guard Station Toledo 25-foot response boat were launched to assist the three...