Coast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON —​ A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter aircrew medevac a crewmember from a tanker vessel approximately 35 miles offshore of Freeport, Texas, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from the captain of the tanker vessel Tosna Star of a 36-year-old man who was experiencing shortness of breath.​ Watchstanders consulted with Leer másCoast Guard medevac mariner 35 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard rescue two after fishing vessel sinks near Barnegat Light, New Jersey

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J.​ — Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and the USCGC Angela McShan crews rescue two men 33 miles east of Barnegat Light early, Tuesday morning.​ Watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were notified at 5:30 a.m. via Channel 16 that a 68-foot fishing vessel had begun taking on water and its crew requested assistance. Leer másCoast Guard rescue two after fishing vessel sinks near Barnegat Light, New Jersey[…]

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue man in water near Fort Sumter

CHARLESTON, S.C.. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies rescued a 30-year-old man from the water near Fort Sumter, Sunday. A Charleston County Fire Department marine crew recovered the individual 1 mile northwest of Fort Sumter. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew located the 30-year-old man in the water with their searchlight and vectored in Leer másCoast Guard, partner agencies rescue man in water near Fort Sumter[…]

Coast Guard surveys aftermath of Hurricane Hanna

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard conducted an helicopter overflight to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Hanna near Corpus Christi, Texas, Sunday.​ A Sector/Air Station Corpus​ Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew conducted a 115 mile survey beginning at Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi, transiting east to​ Rockport, Texas, south to Bob Hall Pier in Corpus Christi, Leer másCoast Guard surveys aftermath of Hurricane Hanna[…]

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 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[…]

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