Coast Guard rescue crews assists fishing vessel 80 miles off Key West

MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted the 40-foot fishing vessel Santa Maria, Thursday, after the crew launched two flares signaling their distress approximately 80 miles southwest of Key West.​ A nearby good​ Samaritan saw the flares and reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders the Santa Maria crew’s distress. The good Samaritan stayed Leer másCoast Guard rescue crews assists fishing vessel 80 miles off Key West[…]

Coast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is conducting critical incident search and rescue overflights Saturday along the Western Gulf Coast Region for Hurricane Delta post-storm operations. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew conducted overflights near Lake Charles to assess damage and identify hazards. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and MH-65 Leer másCoast Guard conducts overflight of areas affected by Hurricane Delta[…]

Coast Guard medevac crewmember 225 miles off Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevac a 28-year-old male from an 800-foot tanker vessel, Chrysanthemum, approximately 225 miles off Galveston, Texas, Tuesday. The U.S. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders were notified by the captain of the tanker vessel Chrysanthemum of a crewmember who was experiencing extreme abdominal pain. Watchstanders consulted with the duty flight surgeon Leer másCoast Guard medevac crewmember 225 miles off Galveston, Texas[…]

Coast Guard rescue father and son offshore Destin Harbor, Florida

NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Coast Guard crews rescue a father and son in the water Thursday evening near Destin Harbor, Florida.​ The rescued was Chris Best, 52, and his 4-year-old son. Both were recovered and returned to shore with no reported injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m. of Leer másCoast Guard rescue father and son offshore Destin Harbor, Florida[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 adults, 2 children south of Southwest Pass

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard rescue four people Wednesday from a vessel taking on water 17 miles south of Southwest Pass near Venice, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call on VHF radio channel 16 at 9:23 a.m. reporting a vessel taking on water with two adults and two minors aboard.​ “The fact Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 adults, 2 children south of Southwest Pass[…]

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