USCG and good Samaritan boat helps transport vessel taking on water

NEW ORLEANS — The USCG and a good Samaritan vessel helped to establish communications, dewater, and escort a fishing vessel that was taking on water with three people aboard in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District received an Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon activation alert at 8:49 a.m. that correlated Leer másUSCG and good Samaritan boat helps transport vessel taking on water[…]

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. —​ Coast Guard crews rescued two boaters Saturday after their 37-foot sailing vessel became disabled near Wassaw Sound, Georgia. An MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Savannah arrived on scene hoisting the boaters from a life raft. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders were notified via a mayday call at 4 p.m. by Leer másCoast Guard rescues 2 boaters from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia[…]

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 teen from Rogue National Forest

SEATTLE – Coast Guard crews medevaced a teenager Thursday evening from a western Oregon forest. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center were notified at 4:15 p.m. by Curry County dispatch that a 17-year-old male had suffered a head injury after he fell from a cliff above the Rogue River near Marial, Oregon. Leer másCoast Guard medevacs teen from Rogue National Forest[…]

Coast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to hoist injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued an injured hiker after falling approximately 150 feet while hiking with his wife on the Cross Island Trail of Mt. Bassie, Baranof Island, Alaska, Friday.​ The aircrew successfully and safely hoisted both the injured man and his wife and transported them Leer másCoast Guard assists Sitka Mountain Rescue to hoist injured hiker on Baranof Island, Alaska[…]

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