Coast Guard updates Port Conditions for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard updates Port Conditions for Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Forward’s embarked HITRON MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter receives fuel from amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on September 24, 2017, approximately 15 nautical miles south of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The USS Kearsarge provided the capability of extending the Coast Guard helicopter’s endurance by being able to provide fuel. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer...

Coast Guard, British Royal Navy locate missing vessel near Vieques after Maria, rescue three

Coast Guard, British Royal Navy locate missing vessel near Vieques after Maria, rescue three
British Royal Navy Auxiliary Mounts Bay and SAR helicopter. MIAMI — A British Royal Navy helicopter crew rescued three mariners Thursday from the vessel Ferrel which was located near Vieques, Puerto Rico. An adult male mariner was reported deceased in the capsized vessel which is inaccessible to search and rescue crews. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules search plane located...

Coast Guard, Navy, British Royal Navy searching for vessel near Vieques after Maria

Coast Guard, Navy, British Royal Navy searching for vessel near Vieques after Maria
MIAMI — Coast Guard, Navy and British Royal Navy crews are searching Thursday for a vessel that went missing near Vieques, Puerto Rico Wednesday. The vessel Ferrel, with two adults and two children, lost communications with Coast Guard watchstanders Wednesday. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received an alert via emergency position indicating radio beacon and then a distress call Wednesday...

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens
Capt. Mark Fedor announces the Coast Guard will suspend all searches for two missing 14-year-old boys at sunset during a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami July 31, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two missing boys who departed on a fishing trip July 24, 2015. Perry Cohen and...

Coast Guard recovers man from life raft 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C.

Coast Guard recovers man from life raft 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C.
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man aboard a life raft Tuesday after the man abandoned his 28-foot sailboat, Dove, 20 miles south of Atlantic Beach, N.C. Rescued was Jay White of Gloucester. White contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center watchstanders at approximately 7:15 a.m. via a mayday call on a VHF-FM marine radio stating that his boat was taking...