Coast Guard aircrew rescue stranded kayaker at base of Humbug Mountain, OR

NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter aircrew diverted from a transit flight Sunday to rescue a 58-year-old kayaker who became stranded on the rocky shore after his kayak capsized at the base of Humbug Mountain. A good Samaritan witnessed the incident​ from shore and called 911 to report the distress.​ A 911 dispatcher Leer másCoast Guard aircrew rescue stranded kayaker at base of Humbug Mountain, OR[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue three mariners from sailboat 825 miles NE Oahu

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and crew of the merchant vessel Mahi Mahi rescue three mariners from the disabled 50-foot trimaran Third Try 825 miles northeast of Oahu, Wednesday. The crew of the Mahi Mahi brought the mariners back to Honolulu Thursday afternoon. There are no reports of injuries. A hazard to navigation notice to Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritans rescue three mariners from sailboat 825 miles NE Oahu[…]

Coast Guard medevac injured fisherman 100 miles off Coos Bay, Oregon

NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevac a 26-year-old man Saturday morning off the fishing vessel McKenzie Rose 100 miles west of Coos Bay. The fishing vessel’s captain used a marine radio to hail watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend at approximately 5:30 a.m. to report a member of Leer másCoast Guard medevac injured fisherman 100 miles off Coos Bay, Oregon[…]

Coast Guard responds to swimmer in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew rescue a swimmer who was in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 3 p.m. that a female swimmer was in distress after reportedly being pulled out by the rip tide off Dauphin Island’s Leer másCoast Guard responds to swimmer in distress near Dauphin Island, Alabama[…]

Coast Guard 11th National Security Cutter (NSC) named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman

WASHINGTON —​ The U.S. Coast Guard is naming the 11th Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) in honor of the cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith Friedman. Friedman was a pioneering code-breaker for the Coast Guard during the Prohibition Era and World War II, serving within the Coast Guard Cryptanalytic Unit-387. She has been dubbed “America’s first female cryptanalyst” and Leer másCoast Guard 11th National Security Cutter (NSC) named for Elizebeth Smith Friedman[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island

SAN FRANCISCO — Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a Good Samaritan rescued three people after their boat capsized near Treasure Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a distress call from a good Samaritan on their vessel Sun Dance after they came across a capsized boat and three people in the water at Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies, good Samaritan rescue 3 near Treasure Island[…]

Coast Guard rescue woman stranded on aground jet ski in Rancocas Creek, New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA – A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue a woman that was stranded on an aground jet ski near Rancocas Creek, New Jersey, Sunday night. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay command center were notified by Burlington County dispatch at 9:50 p.m. of a woman in need of assistance after running a Leer másCoast Guard rescue woman stranded on aground jet ski in Rancocas Creek, New Jersey[…]

Coast Guard, NOAA OLE conduct joint patrols around Hawaii Island

HONOLULU — Coast Guard and NOAA Office of Law Enforcement crews conducted joint patrols under Operation Nemo in the vicinity of Hawaii Island June 16 to 26. During the 10-day enforcement operation, crews visited multiple locations, conducted 18 patrols by air, sea, and on land, contacted more than a dozen boaters, issued six safety violations Leer másCoast Guard, NOAA OLE conduct joint patrols around Hawaii Island[…]

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