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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 rescue woman 380 nautical miles west of Bodega Bay

ALAMEDA, California —​ Coast Guard and San Francisco Fire Department personnel rescue (medevac) woman​ from a sailboat approximately 380 nautical miles west of Bodega Bay, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard 11th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification via satellite communicator at approximately 1:45 p.m. Monday, from the captain of the sailboat Cibola, reporting a 23-year-old woman Leer másCoast Guard rescue woman 380 nautical miles west of Bodega Bay[…]

Coast Guard medevac mariner from vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska

KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew, forward-deployed to Cold Bay, medevac a mariner from the bulk carrier Restinga, Wednesday, near Cold Bay. The MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter aircrew safely transported the 42-year-old male to Dutch Harbor, where they conducted a wing-to-wing transfer with a LifeMed crew, who Leer másCoast Guard medevac mariner from vessel near Cold Bay, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard conducts medevac 113 nautical miles southeast of Cape Cod

BOSTON —​ A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew medevac (medical evacuation) an injured fisherman 113 nautical miles southeast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Wednesday. At approximately 3:34 p.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received notification from a crewmember of the commercial fishing vessel Motivation,​ home-ported in Cape May, New Jersey, reporting a 50-year-old crewmember experiencing shortness of Leer másCoast Guard conducts medevac 113 nautical miles southeast of Cape Cod[…]

The USCG and U.S. Border Patrol conducted a maritime patrol in Canadian border

JUNEAU, Alaska – Coast Guard (USCG) personnel partnered with U.S. Border Patrol agents near Southeast Alaska and the Canadian border, November 17-18, 2020 as a joint interagency effort to enforce border security, motor vessel safety and educate vessel operators on border crossing requirements. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130J Super Hercules aircrew provided logistical Leer másThe USCG and U.S. Border Patrol conducted a maritime patrol in Canadian border[…]

Coast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard and Multnomah County Fire Department rescue three people from two different boats Monday near Rooster Rock in the Columbia River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Portland received a report at 6 p.m. from a person requesting assistance aboard an anchored and disabled 17-foot pleasure craft. Commercial assistance was not Leer másCoast Guard, locals rescue 3 boaters in Columbia River[…]

Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk crew rescue two teens​ near Fort Stevens, Oregon

SEATTLE —​ A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescue two female teenagers Wednesday afternoon near Fort Stevens​ State Park in Hammond, Oregon. At​ 5​ p.m.,​ watchstanders​ at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River​ Command Center received a request for assistance from​ Astoria​ dispatch reporting a​ 14-year-old​ and 18-year-old female​ stranded on rocks​ in a​ lagoon. They Leer másCoast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk crew rescue two teens​ near Fort Stevens, Oregon[…]

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