Coast Guard reminds mariners that hoax calls are no joke

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard would like to remind people of the dangers and penalties associated with hoax distress calls and the use of laser pointers pointed at aircraft or boat crews on patrol. For 230 years the Coast Guard has responded to distress calls at sea but lately, false distress has been on the Leer másCoast Guard reminds mariners that hoax calls are no joke[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue mariner 500 miles offshore

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to rescue a 67-year-old man from his disabled and adrift 38-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly, located roughly 500 nautical miles south-southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday.​ At approximately 9:00 a.m. Thursday, Coast Guard District 17 command center watchstanders Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan rescue mariner 500 miles offshore[…]

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