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Coast Guard MH-65 rescue 3 sailors 77 nautical miles of Savannah

CHARLESTON, S.C.— A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescue three sailors after their sailing vessel began taking on water 77 miles southeast of Savannah, Georgia, Monday. A crewmember aboard the sailing vessel activated their emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) that notified Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders at 3:50 a.m. District Seven Leer másCoast Guard MH-65 rescue 3 sailors 77 nautical miles of Savannah[…]

Boater fired a weapon at a Coast Guard MH-60T rescue crew

NEW ORLEANS— Coast Guard Investigative Service arrested a boater near Venice, Louisiana, Friday who allegedly fired a weapon at a Coast Guard MH-60T rescue helicopter crew. Coast Guard 8th District watchstanders initially received a distress signal early Thursday morning from an activated emergency position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) belonging to a 40-foot sailing vessel approximately Leer másBoater fired a weapon at a Coast Guard MH-60T rescue crew[…]

USCG and Navy responds to false activation of EPIRB on Saipan

SANTA RITA,​ Guam —​ USCG, Navy, multiple local, federal, and maritime partners responded to a false activation of an EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) in Saipan, on Sept. 6, 2022. An EPIRB is a vital search and rescue distress tool, and it transmits a signal picked up by a satellite which then informs the team Leer másUSCG and Navy responds to false activation of EPIRB on Saipan[…]

Coast Guard assists 7 boaters 20 nm of Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON —​ Coast Guard RB-M and MH-65 Dolphin crews assisted seven boaters aboard a vessel taking on water offshore Freeport, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command center watchstanders received a call on VHF-FM channel 16 at 11:40 a.m.​ from a boater stating their 26-foot catamaran was taking on water about 20 nautical miles offshore.​ The Leer másCoast Guard assists 7 boaters 20 nm of Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard rescue boat crew after lightning strike off Tampa Bay

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescue seven people, Saturday, after their 39-foot personal vessel was struck by lightning strike 100 nautical miles offshore of Tampa Bay, Clearwater, Florida. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter (MRR) aircrew hoisted the five women and two men without medical concerns, and returned them Leer másCoast Guard rescue boat crew after lightning strike off Tampa Bay[…]

Coast Guard rescue boaters stranded in Tropical Storm Alex

PORTSMOUTH, Va. —​ The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue three boaters approximately 395 nautical miles southeast of Virginia Beach due Tropical Storm Alex, Monday night.​ Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert from the sailing vessel Faule Haut. The location of the signal indicated the Leer másCoast Guard rescue boaters stranded in Tropical Storm Alex[…]

Coast Guard assists man from disabled boat near Vero Beach

MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce rescue crew assisted a man, Thursday, after his 27-foot vessel was disabled near Vero Beach. The rescue crew towed the disabled vessel and brought the man to the Smithsonian public docks. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircrew spotted the disabled vessel about 5 miles Leer másCoast Guard assists man from disabled boat near Vero Beach[…]

Coast Guard rescue 5 sailors 195 nm of Mobile, Alabama

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescue five sailors from a disabled sailing vessel Friday 195 nautical miles southeast of Mobile, Alabama. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a distress call at 1 p.m. from the 36-foot recreational sailing vessel Madam X with a broken mast and five people aboard. Watchstanders coordinated the launch of Leer másCoast Guard rescue 5 sailors 195 nm of Mobile, Alabama[…]

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