Coast Guard rescues boater from sinking vessel near Quarantine Island, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued a boater from a sinking vessel Wednesday near Quarantine Island, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification that a 14-foot Boston Whaler was taking on water at 9:58 a.m. and immediately launched a Coast Guard Station Brunswick 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew. The crew arrived on scene at 10:16 a.m., took...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews rescued three boaters Saturday near St. Helena Sound. The boaters 41-foot vessel, My Gal Sal, began taking on water after becoming disabled. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received notification from Tow Boat U.S. of the vessel taking on water at 7 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to boat fires in Hammond Marina

Coast Guard responds to boat fires in Hammond Marina
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester CHICAGO – The Coast Guard responded to two recreational vessels that caught fire and sank in Hammond Marina in Hammond, Indiana following an explosion, Tuesday. Coast Guard Station Calumet Harbor received a call from 911 dispatch early Tuesday about two boats on fire in the marina. A boat crew launched aboard...

Coast Guard medevacs man in Bogue Inlet, NC

Coast Guard medevacs man in Bogue Inlet, NC
EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Sunday from a charter boat in Bogue Inlet. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a report from the charter boat Nancy Lee III at about 11 a.m., stating a 54-year-old passenger was suffering spasms. A 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle and Tow Boat U.S....

Coast Guard rescues 10 children and 2 adults from sailboat aground north of Shaw Island

Coast Guard rescues 10 children and 2 adults from sailboat aground north of Shaw Island
A Tow Boat U.S. crew stands by the Sailing Vessel Cutty Sark, which sits hard aground north of Shaw Island, Wash., June 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham. SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews removed 10 children and two adults from a sailboat, which went aground on Bird Rock north of Shaw Island Sunday. The rescued children and two adults are being transported to Cornet Bay,...

Coast Guard saves 2 south of Emerald Isle, NC

Coast Guard saves 2 south of Emerald Isle, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a boat Wednesday taking on water south of Bogue Inlet. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a mayday call from two people aboard the 23-foot skiff, Southern Yankee, 12 miles southeast of Bogue Inlet, stating the skiff was taking on water at approximately 9:40 a.m. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) crew from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard establishes safety zone after 190-foot yacht runs aground

Coast Guard establishes safety zone after 190-foot yacht runs aground
MIAMI — A safety zone has been established around a yacht that ran aground in Malloy Channel near Miami Beach, Florida Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received notification that the 190-foot motor yacht Unbridled ran aground with 14 people aboard at approximately 11:05 a.m. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach quickly launched a boat crew who assessed the scene and established a safety...

Man and his dog rescued from capsized vessel in Port O’ Connor

Man and his dog rescued from capsized vessel in Port O' Connor
PORT O’CONNOR, Texas — A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued a man and his dog after intense weather conditions capsized their towboat in Matagorda Bay, Sunday. The towboat dispatched from Tow Boat U.S., was responding to a call for assistance received from a customer that was disabled on the west-side of Matagorda Bay. After losing contact with their towboat operator, a Tow Boat U.S. employee contacted...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people on disabled sailboat off NC

Coast Guard rescues 5 people on disabled sailboat off NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued five people Friday aboard a disabled sailboat approximately 30 miles southeast of Bald Head Island, N.C. Trevor Miller of the 63-foot sailboat Emmanuel contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 9:15 p.m. Thursday, requesting assistance due to the sailboat losing power. Sector watchstanders dispatched a crew...