Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West
The fishing vessel, San Diego aground and discharging diesel in the Northwest Channel Jetty approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West, Oct. 2, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West launched a Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew who arrived on scene, embarked the four people that were aboard the vessel and determined the hull was breached causing pollution...

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan assists boaters, dog after fire off Camp Lejeune, NC

Coast Guard, partners, good Samaritan assists boaters, dog after fire off Camp Lejeune, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, local partners and good Samaritans assisted two boaters and their dog Sunday off Camp Lejeune after their 52-foot boat caught fire. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report from the boaters stating black smoke was coming out of their engine room. Sector North Carolina issued an urgent marine information broadcast and...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man from water near Edgemere, Md.

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man from water near Edgemere, Md.
Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo. BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and its partner agencies rescued a man from the water Friday near North Point State Park. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Maryland Natural Resources Police at approximately 4 p.m. stating a 25-foot sailing vessel was found south of Pleasure...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in rough seas near Thimble Shoals Channel, Va.

Coast Guard rescues 4 in rough seas near Thimble Shoals Channel, Va.
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Station Little Creek in Virginia Beach, Virginia, tows the 46-foot sailboat Heaven into Norfolk, March 2, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Geoffrey Wells) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued four people Thursday in Thimble Shoals Channel off Virginia Beach after their sailing vessel became disabled due to heavy winds...

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults, 2-year-old boy off Bolivar Peninsula, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults, 2-year-old boy off Bolivar Peninsula, Texas
Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued four adults and a child after they drifted from their 27-foot boat while swimming Sept. 4, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Von Rankin. HOUSTON — Coast Guard air and boat crews rescued four adults and a child after they drifted from their 27-foot boat while swimming, after it ran out of gas less than a mile from the entrance to the Intracoastal...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution after vessel hits rock near Jones Island, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to pollution after vessel hits rock near Jones Island, Wash.
A sheen can be seen near the 48-foot fishing vessel Gladstone that struck a rock near Jones Island, Wash., July 18, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Washington Dept. of Ecology personnel responded to pollution caused after a vessel hit a rock near Jones Island, Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound incident management division personnel opened the Oil Spill Liability...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat taking on water off Virginia Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat taking on water off Virginia Beach
LITTLE CREEK, Va.– The Coast Guard rescued three mariners Saturday after their boat began taking on water near Virginia Beach. Coast Guard Station Little Creek watchstanders received a report at approximately 7:15 p.m. that a 23-foot boat was taking on water 10 miles east of Rudee Inlet. Station Little Creek diverted a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew already underway, and it arrived on scene at...

Coast Guard rescues family of 6 from sinking sailboat near Freeport, Texas

Coast Guard rescues family of 6 from sinking sailboat near Freeport, Texas
A Coast Guard Station Freeport boat crew arrives to the 40-foot sailboat Providence at about 2 a.m. Sunday. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Daniel Surles. HOUSTON — A Coast Guard boat crew came to the rescue about 4 miles northeast of the Freeport jetties, dewatering a sinking sailboat with a family of six aboard, and towing them to safety early Sunday morning. Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking yacht in Wrightsville Beach, NC

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking yacht in Wrightsville Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued a 59-year-old man Saturday from a yacht taking on water in Masonboro Inlet. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RBS) crew from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach received a mayday call at 9:37 a.m. while on patrol. The 60-foot yacht Somewhere in Time was taking on water with one man aboard after the yacht stuck a rock jetty. The RBS crew arrived on scene...