4 people rescued after boat capsizes near Kelley’s Island in Lake Erie

4 people rescued after boat capsizes near Kelley's Island in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND – A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Marblehead, Ohio, rescued four people from Lake Erie Friday afternoon after the people’s boat capsized near Kelley’s Island, sending all four into the lake. One of the boaters used a cell phone to notify watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Detroit that the vessel was taking on water and passed his location, but communication was eventually...

Coast Guard finds disabled boat with 7 people aboard, including pregnant woman

CLEVELAND — U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and boat crews were in the vicinity of Sandusky, Ohio, late Sunday night when the helicopter crew came upon a 20-foot recreational boat carrying seven people, who were waving their arms to attract the aircrew’s attention. The air and boat crews were nearly finished with a search due to an unrelated call and weren’t previously aware of the disabled...

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 10 in North Dakota

ST. LOUIS – Coast Guard airboat crews have rescued 10 from flood waters in the Fargo, N.D., area as of Sunday.

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.

Multiple agencies rescue missing fishermen

TOUSSAINT RIVER, Ohio – The U.S. Coast Guard, federal and several state of Ohio-county response agencies rescued two fishermen who became mssing after their 10-foot john boat capsized in western Lake Erie Wednesday at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Coast Guard rescues two from capsized sail boat

SANDUSKY, Ohio – U.S. Coast Guard Station Marblehead rescued two males from a capsized 15-foot Hobey Cat offshore Cedar Point Tuesday at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Coast Guard searching for four overdue boaters

MONROE, Mich. – The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for four overdue boaters in western Lake Erie.

U.S. and Canadian response agencies to test oil spill response capabilities

TOLEDO, Ohio – The U.S. Coast Guard, Federal, state and local response agencies; local industry and Canadian response agencies are scheduled to conduct an oil spill response exercise, Wednesday, in Port Clinton, Ohio, and the Lake Erie Islands.