Coast Guard Medevacs Woman from Great Lakes Freighter – Video

DETROIT – A sick woman was medically evacuated from a cargo ship by the U.S. Coast Guard, Thursday evening, in north western Lake Huron. A 53-year-old woman suffering from a rare stomach problem was loosing blood at a rapid rate and required immediate medical attention, but she was stuck on a cargo ship approximately 22 miles off Oscoda, Mich. At approximately 9:14 a.m. an HH-65 Dolphin Helicopter...

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle visits Astoria – Video

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is escorted up the Columbia River by 47-foot motor lifeboat crews from Station Cape Disappointment and the National Motor Lifeboat School Thursday. The Eagle arrived after spending 17 days at sea while transiting from San Diego, Calif., and being underway for over two months since departing homeport in New London, Conn. The Eagle’s crew has spent...

Pentagon Channel Report on Texas Boat Rescue

The Pentagon Channel Reports on a dramatic night rescue by the Coast Guard that saved the lives of four college students and a safety officer in the Gulf of Mexico, June 8, 2008.

WLKY-TV Reports: River Traffic Resumes After Barge Crash

A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said Ohio River traffic has resumed after the collision of a barge with a concrete wall shut it down for about 8 hours.

Coast Guard rescues four people in Galveston Bay

HOUSTON- The Coast Guard rescued four people including a 5-year-old boy from their disabled boat in Galveston Bay, Texas this afternoon. A watchstander from Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston received a call from the Galveston County Sheriffs Office at 4:15 p.m. The Galveston County Sheriff reported a 16-foot Jon boat was disabled with four people onboard and taking on water approximately 1 mile...

USCG Cutter James Rankin sets Francis Scott Key buoy

BALTIMORE- The Coast Guard Cutter James Rankin set the historic “Francis Scott Key” buoy near the Key Bridge during a ceremony today. The buoy marks the spot where the ship carrying Francis Scott Key, the author of the Star Spangled Banner, was anchored during the bombardment of Fort McHenry in the War of 1812. Each year the buoy is set in the spring marking the location of the event and...

Coast Guard Pacific Northwest Podcast 1.4

The fourth edition of the Coast Guard Pacific Northwest Podcast, which features security operations at Guantanamo Bay, the hard work of Coast Guard members at Sector Seattle during an Earth Day event, the Washington State School for the Blind, opening day of boating season and the Seattle based fishing industry safety training.

Coast Guard Cutter Eagle in San Diego Bay

SAN DIEGO – The Coast Guard Cutter Eagle comes into San Diego Bay for Memorial Day weekend.

Maritime Safety and Security Team Anchorage Host Corps of Foreign Naval Attaches

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Marine Safety and Security Team Anchorage hosted twenty-nine members of the Corps of Foreign Naval Attaches May 21, to observe training and tour the unit. The Corps of Foreign Naval Attaches is comprised of officers from foreign countries, representing their governments at their countries’ embassies in Washington D.C., who travel around the country biennially...