Coast Guard showcases array of units during San Francisco Fleet Week

ALAMEDA, California. — Multiple Pacific region Coast Guard units showcased their capabilities Friday during San Francisco Fleet Week 2019. Coast Guard service members from the San Diego-based Maritime Security Response Team West (MSRT-W) demonstrated their ability to board a moving vessel by fast roping down from a Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter while hovering above Leer másCoast Guard showcases array of units during San Francisco Fleet Week[…]

Coast Guard aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases near Cordova, Alaska, this weekend

KODIAK, Alaska –​ Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, forward deployed to Cordova, hoisted two passengers from two separate cruise ships during Labor Day weekend. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrews safely hoisted and transported both passengers to commercial services for further high medical care. On Thursday, at 11:26 a.m., Sector Anchorage Command Center personnel received a medevac request Leer másCoast Guard aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases near Cordova, Alaska, this weekend[…]

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard crew medevaced a 23-year-old male Saturday afternoon from Thompson Reef. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders were notified at 12:30 p.m. that a free diver was found by a friend to be unconscious and was conducting CPR. Coast Guard watchstanders launched an Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and a Station Leer másCoast Guard medevacs unconscious diver[…]

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday evening. “Our Coast Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters[…]

Coast Guard medevacs injured master from fishing vessel near Knowles Head

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 60-year-old man from a 52-foot fishing vessel two miles south of Knowles Head, Alaska, Thursday. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Air Station Kodiak hoisted the injured man from the fishing vessel Lady Kay and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cordova at Leer másCoast Guard medevacs injured master from fishing vessel near Knowles Head[…]

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska — An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard forward-operating location  rescued three hypothermic mariners from a skiff in Holtham Inlet, Tuesday. The Jayhawk aircrew located the skiff in Holtham Inlet low on fuel and beset by weather and sea conditions. A rescue swimmer was deployed, found the two men and teenage boy hypothermic, Leer másCoast Guard aircrew rescues 3 from small skiff in Holtham Inlet, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.​

The Coast Guard suspended its search on Saturday afternoon for a woman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search on Saturday afternoon for a woman who was reported to have entered the water but was not seen coming out in Virginia Beach. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the report of Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.​[…]

Coast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 23-year-old female from a Uruguayan naval training vessel 46 miles east of Wilmington on Wednesday afternoon after she reportedly began suffering from abdominal pain. The Uruguayan naval vessel contacted the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, to request assistance Wednesday morning. A 45-foot Response Leer másCoast Guard medevacs Uruguayan naval cadet 46 miles off North Carolina[…]

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor

SEATTLE​ — Coast Guard crews​ hoisted an injured man from a sport fishing vessel​ that ran aground near Chinook Harbor, Washington, Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center in Astoria, Oregon, were notified at 10:40 a.m., that an individual aboard a 20-foot boat​ had suffered a head injury after the vessel Leer másCoast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor[…]

Coast Guard rescues 3 from island in Willapa Bay, Wash.

SEATTLE​ — Coast Guard crews rescued three people from an island in Willapa Bay after their canoe capsized due to weather, Monday evening. One of the stranded individuals called 911 to alert authorities to the situation. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River were notified from Pacific County dispatch around 5:30 p.m. that three people Leer másCoast Guard rescues 3 from island in Willapa Bay, Wash.[…]

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