Coast Guard assists 4 near Texas City, Texas

Coast Guard assists 4 near Texas City, Texas
U.S. Coast Guard Station Galveston 29-foot response boat sits next to the towboat U.S. at the Galveston Yacht Basin after towing it ashore Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Straight Pope) HOUSTON — Coast Guard crews brought four people to safety from two boats that were both disabled by the rocks off Snake Island, across the Texas City Ship Channel from the dike, Saturday...

Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach medevacs injured woman from sailboat near Wilmington, NC

Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach medevacs injured woman from sailboat near Wilmington, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured woman from a grounded sailboat Sunday just east of Seagate. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina in Wilmington received a call at approximately 3:15 p.m., reporting a 38-foot Sundancer sailboat ran aground with a man, woman and two children aboard about one mile south of Bradley Creek near Money Island. A crew aboard a 25-foot...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan boater rescue 4 from Saginaw Bay

Coast Guard, good Samaritan boater rescue 4 from Saginaw Bay
CLEVELAND — The Coast rescued four people, Sunday evening, from the waters of Saginaw Bay, Michigan. At about 7 p.m., the Coast Guard responded to a mayday that came over a VHF-FM radio channel 16, the designated international hailing and distress channel, from a good Samaritan boater who came across four people clinging to an overturned boat in Saginaw Bay. A rescue boat crew aboard a 24-foot air...

Coast Guard assists disoriented boaters taking on water in Lake Erie

Coast Guard assists disoriented boaters taking on water in Lake Erie
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard assisted 4 boaters, late Saturday afternoon, who were disoriented and taking on water in western Lake Erie. At about 4:45 p.m., a rescue boat crew aboard a 25-foot response boat, from Coast Guard Station Marblehead, Ohio, responded to a report from personnel at Towboat US of four disoriented boaters whose vessel was taking on water. Upon receiving the report, the rescue...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after boat capsizes near Camp LeJeune, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after boat capsizes near Camp LeJeune, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a 39-year-old man Wednesday after his boat capsized at the entrance to Bear Inlet near Camp LeJeune, N.C. Seaman Alex Cordes, a boatcrew member at Coast Guard Station Emerald Isle, N.C., and a member of Carteret County emergency medical services assist a man off a 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water at Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard contracts removal of fuel from sunken boat

Coast Guard contracts removal of fuel from sunken boat
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard contracted the removal of any fuel or hazardous substances that may be aboard the 65-foot motor vessel Wanderer Monday, after the vessel sank in the Intracoastal Waterway at Osprey Marina in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Saturday morning. Personnel at Coast Guard Sector Charleston were notified of the sunken vessel and directed pollution responders to investigate further. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Cape Lookout, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Cape Lookout, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday for a man aboard a 22-foot Bayliner taking on water near the Lookout Bight Jetty in Cape Lookout, N.C. A man contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders via VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 10:30 p.m. Tuesday reporting his vessel was disabled and taking on water, and he was going to abandon the vessel. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Wildwood, NJ

Coast Guard medevacs injured boater near Wildwood, NJ
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a boater Saturday near Wildwood after the boat she was on ran aground. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape May arrived on scene and transferred the 61-year-old to awaiting EMS personnel at Schooner Island Marina. The woman reportedly suffered injuries to her collar bone and back. TowBoat U.S. re-floated the 28-foot boat, which was able...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from capsized boat near Avon, NC

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 from capsized boat near Avon, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued three people Sunday after the 15-foot boat the three boaters were on capsized in Pamlico Sound near Avon, N.C. The boat’s operator contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders at approximately 4:48 p.m., stating he and a passenger were clinging to the overturned boat and one person was floating in the water. Sector...