Coast Guard rescue fishing vessel crew Aquarius after sinked near Florence, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. —​ Coast Guard crews responded to Aquarius fishing vessel crew who abandoned the ship​ in the early morning hours Monday​ near Florence. At approximately 1:50 a.m., Coast Guard​watchstanders​ at Sector​ North Bend received a distress call from the​ captain of​ fishing vessel​Aquarius​ stating all crew members were abandoning ship.​ The vessel had struck​ the south jetty in the Siuslaw River Leer másCoast Guard rescue fishing vessel crew Aquarius after sinked near Florence, Ore.[…]

Coast Guard, local agencies medevac injured​ man on Rogue River, Galice, Ore.

NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies to medevac (medical evacuation) an injured man Sunday after he fell down a cliff near Galice.​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew brought​ the man to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center​ for reported periodic loss of consciousness and an injured leg. A local fisherman Leer másCoast Guard, local agencies medevac injured​ man on Rogue River, Galice, Ore.[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) returns home after 40-day Western Caribbean counter-drug patrol

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) crew returns home to Cape Canaveral,​ Wednesday,​ following a 40-day counter-drug patrol in the Western Caribbean. During their patrol, the Vigilant’s crew participated in a four-day multi-national counter narcotics joint operation with the Armed Forces of Honduras and later worked with the Colombian Navy in the interdictions Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) returns home after 40-day Western Caribbean counter-drug patrol[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol

JACKSONVILLE— The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621)​ returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Monday after completing a 9-week patrol conducting operations in the Windward Passage between Haiti and Cuba in support of Coast Guard 7 th District and Operation Southeast Watch.​ Coast Guard Cutter Valiant patrolled over 11,000 nautical miles in the Caribbean, working closely Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing swimmer near Delanco, New Jersey

DELANCO, N.J. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are in search for a missing 22-year-old male swimmer in the vicinity of Delanco on the Delaware River, Sunday afternoon. Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received a relayed report from the City of Burlington Police Department Dispatch notifying them of the missing person.​ The man was Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies search for missing swimmer near Delanco, New Jersey[…]

Coast Guard medevac man from fishing​ boat​ 8 miles off San Nicolas Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif.​ — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevac a 19 year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately eight miles off San Nicolas Island, Saturday.​ At approximately 3:13 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders received a report of a man having convulsions aboard the fishing vessel, Ginger, and did not Leer másCoast Guard medevac man from fishing​ boat​ 8 miles off San Nicolas Island[…]

Coast Guard boat crew rescue 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescue 2 watercraft riders Friday night, approximately one and a half miles off Isla Verde Beach in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The rescued man and woman reportedly were forced to abandon Leer másCoast Guard boat crew rescue 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant interdicts approximately 6,800 lbs of cocaine near Costa Rica

CARIBBEAN SEA — The Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant (WMEC-617) crew seized a total of 122 bales of cocaine, Monday, in back-to-back interdictions of go-fast vessels just off the coast of Limon, Costa Rica. The forward-deployed Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew aboard the USCGC Vigilant successfully disabled the first go-fast vessel and observed the crew throwing packages overboard. Once Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Vigilant interdicts approximately 6,800 lbs of cocaine near Costa Rica[…]

A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue 4 people off Cape Flattery

SEATTLE​ — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew hoisted​ three adults and one child​ to safety late Tuesday night from a cliff side​ near Cape Flattery. Watchstanders​ at Coast Guard​ Sector​ Puget Sound command​ center received a​ distress call on VHF-channel 16 at 10 p..m. from the captain of a disabled 28-foot vessel stating they were​ beginning to drift near​ the cliffs Leer másA Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue 4 people off Cape Flattery[…]

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