Coast Guard rescue 3 people from capsized vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS —​ A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue three people from a capsized vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana, Tuesday night. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 8:50 p.m, Tuesday, over Channel 16 VHF, the international distress marine radio frequency, of a capsized vessel with three people aboard near Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 people from capsized vessel near Lake Borgne, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard medevac mariner 55 miles offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard medevac a mariner from an 86-foot fishing vessel approximately 55 miles offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana, Thursday morning. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received​ a call from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Taruong Phi who reported a crewmember was suffering from symptoms of a heart attack and in need Leer másCoast Guard medevac mariner 55 miles offshore Lake Charles, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard rescue 5 from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard rescue five boaters after their disabled vessel began taking on water near Freeport, Texas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled​ 18-foot vessel taking on water with five boaters aboard at the mouth of the Brazos River and drifting offshore.​ Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information Leer másCoast Guard rescue 5 from vessel taking on water near Freeport, Texas[…]

McKinleyville Coast Guard unit highlights its first all-female helicopter crew in celebration of Women’s History Month

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A McKinleyville Coast Guard unit is highlighting their first all-female helicopter crew (MH-65 Dolphin) in celebration of Women’s History Month, Saturday. According to Women In Aviation International, “while the amount of women in the U.S. Aviation Field is still small with women only representing about seven percent of the total pilot population, Leer másMcKinleyville Coast Guard unit highlights its first all-female helicopter crew in celebration of Women’s History Month[…]

Coast Guard medevac man 50 miles southeast of Charleston

CHARLESTON, S.C.​ – The Coast Guard and a MH-65 Dolphin aircrew medevac a 41-year-old man from the Teal Arrow, a 544-foot cargo vessel, approximately 50 miles southeast of Charleston, Tuesday. An Air Facility Charleston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the man to the Charleston Executive Airport where emergency medical services took him to the Medical Leer másCoast Guard medevac man 50 miles southeast of Charleston[…]

Coast Guard medevac Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam over 100 miles offshore in the Caribbean Sea

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated (medevac) the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of Leer másCoast Guard medevac Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam over 100 miles offshore in the Caribbean Sea[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescue five people after the vessel they were on allided with the southern Charleston jetty, Sunday. The​ North Charleston Fire Department arrived on scene and safely removed all five people from the vessel and transferred them to a Coast Guard Station Charleston​ 45-foot Response Boat—Medium​ which transported Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies rescue 5 after vessel allides with Charleston jetty[…]

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after a counterdrug patrol and international exercise

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) returned home to Astoria Sunday following a 69-day Eastern Pacific counterdrug deployment. The crew patrolled international waters off the coast of Mexico to disrupt the flow of illicit narcotics and migrant smuggling in the region. Alert’s crew also participated in the North American Maritime Security Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Alert returns home after a counterdrug patrol and international exercise[…]

Coast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard and the Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue two mariners from the water after their vessel capsized in the Intracoastal Waterway near Galveston, Texas, Monday. At 11:41 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received​ notification that a vessel was taking on water one mile from the shore. Shortly after the​ initial​ notification the Leer másCoast Guard, Jamaica Beach Fire Department rescue 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas[…]

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