Coast Guard, The US only heavy icebreaker returns home following 123-day Antarctic Treaty inspection and resupply mission

SEATTLE — The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star returned Wednesday to their homeport of Seattle following a 123-day deployment to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze. This mission marks the Polar Star’s 23rd journey to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze, an annual joint military service mission to Leer másCoast Guard, The US only heavy icebreaker returns home following 123-day Antarctic Treaty inspection and resupply mission[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescue five people after the vessel they were on allided with the southern Charleston jetty, Sunday. The​ North Charleston Fire Department arrived on scene and safely removed all five people from the vessel and transferred them to a Coast Guard Station Charleston​ 45-foot Response Boat—Medium​ which transported Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 from overturned vessel off Clearwater, Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.​ —​ The Coast Guard rescue 2 boaters from an overturned​ 24-foot vessel 14 miles off Clearwater, Saturday. A​ Coast​ Guard Station Sand Key 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew recovered a man and woman from the sinking vessel and took them to Clearwater City Marina without any medical injuries or concerns. Coast Guard Sector Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 from overturned vessel off Clearwater, Florida[…]

Coast Guard medevac man near St.​ Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevac a 31-year-old Ukrainian man from a cruise ship 20 miles west of St.​ Petersburg, Florida Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60​ Jayhawk​ helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the man to Tampa General Hospital. Coast Guard Sector St.​ Petersburg​ Leer másCoast Guard medevac man near St.​ Petersburg[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after a counterdrug patrol and international exercise

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) returned home to Astoria Sunday following a 69-day Eastern Pacific counterdrug deployment. The crew patrolled international waters off the coast of Mexico to disrupt the flow of illicit narcotics and migrant smuggling in the region. Alert’s crew also participated in the North American Maritime Security Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after a counterdrug patrol and international exercise[…]

Coast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard and the Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue two mariners from the water after their vessel capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway near Galveston, Texas, Monday. At 11:41 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received​ notification that a vessel was taking on water one mile from the shore. Shortly after the​ initial​ notification the Leer másCoast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas[…]

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water after sailing vessel runs aground near St. Catherine’s Sound

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The​ Coast Guard rescued four mariners from the water after their sailing vessel, Santa Rosa, ran aground and began taking on water near St. Catherine’s Sound, Georgia, Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the mariners and transported them to Hunter Army Airfield where EMS was waiting. At Leer másCoast Guard rescues 4 from water after sailing vessel runs aground near St. Catherine’s Sound[…]

Coast Guard medevac fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak

ANCHORAGE, Alaska​ — The Coast Guard medevac an injured fisherman Saturday from the boat Alaskan Dream southwest of Kodiak Island. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 49-year-old man from the 58-foot fishing vessel Alaskan Dream at approximately 1:15 p.m. He was transported to Air Station Kodiak and placed Leer másCoast Guard medevac fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak[…]

Coast Guard aircrew medevac man from cruise ship off North Carolina coast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevac a man from a cruise ship approximately 150 miles off the coast of North Carolina, Friday. A crewmember aboard the cruise ship Anthem of the Seas contacted the Coast Guard at approximately 2:45 p.m. and notified them that they had a passenger who was reportedly showing symptoms of Leer másCoast Guard aircrew medevac man from cruise ship off North Carolina coast[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home after $12.5M drug bust in the Eastern Pacific

BOSTON — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma returned to Kittery, Maine, Thursday after a 70-day counter-drug patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean and $12.5M in drugs. Tahoma’s crew seized approximately 700 pounds of cocaine, valued at $12.5 million while working with an armed helicopter interdiction tactical squadron MH-65 Dolphin aircraft on board. The crew of Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Tahoma returns home after $12.5M drug bust in the Eastern Pacific[…]

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