Coast Guard medevacs Aida Perla cruise ship​ passenger German citizen​ just off Ponce, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 74-year-old German citizen passenger from the Aida Perla cruise ship Wednesday, approximately 50 nautical miles south of Ponce, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard watchstanders received medevac request from the Aida Perla for a man who was experiencing a possible heart attack and Leer másCoast Guard medevacs Aida Perla cruise ship​ passenger German citizen​ just off Ponce, Puerto Rico[…]

USCG rescues mariner near Santa Cruz Island

SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The USCG rescued a man Monday morning after his sailboat ran aground at Scorpion Anchorage near Santa Cruz Island.  The man aboard the sailboat contacted Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach watchstanders via VHF channel 16 concerned that his vessel was dragging anchor after it had been overtaken by bad weather.  Watchstanders launched Leer másUSCG rescues mariner near Santa Cruz Island[…]

El U.S. Coast Guard rescata a cuatro personas de una embarcación encallada en Atlantic City (New Jersey)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – El U.S. Coast Guard subió a bordo de uno de sus helicópteros MH-65 Dolphin a los cuatro integrantes de una embarcación de recreo, encallada a cinco millas náuticas al noreste de Atlantic City (New Jersey) la pasada noche de ayer lunes. Los observadores del USCG Sector Delaware Bay recibieron un aviso Leer másEl U.S. Coast Guard rescata a cuatro personas de una embarcación encallada en Atlantic City (New Jersey)[…]

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 15 miles west of Coos Bay

NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 28-year-old man Friday morning off the fishing vessel ‘Alaska Ocean,’ which was operating 15-miles west of Coos Bay. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend aircrew hoisted the man after he experienced chest pains and seasickness. Watchstanders at the 13th Coast Guard District Command Center were notified at 3:15 Leer másCoast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 15 miles west of Coos Bay[…]

USCG and good Samaritan boat helps transport vessel taking on water

NEW ORLEANS — The USCG and a good Samaritan vessel helped to establish communications, dewater, and escort a fishing vessel that was taking on water with three people aboard in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District received an Emergency Position-Indicating Radio Beacon activation alert at 8:49 a.m. that correlated Leer másUSCG and good Samaritan boat helps transport vessel taking on water[…]

Coast Guard assists 13 boaters in two separate cases near Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted 13 boaters from sailing vessels in two separate cases near Freeport, Texas, Friday. In the first case, Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a 46-foot sailing vessel, with a family of six along with a dog and cat aboard, taking on water approximately five miles south Leer másCoast Guard assists 13 boaters in two separate cases near Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs 61-year-old man off cruise ship 33 miles west of Coos Bay

NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill man Tuesday afternoon off the cruise ship Norwegian Joy, which was operating 33 miles off the coast of Coos Bay. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted a 61-year-old Filipino man reportedly suffering heart complications and transported him to the Leer másCoast Guard aircrew medevacs 61-year-old man off cruise ship 33 miles west of Coos Bay[…]

Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui

HONOLULU USCG RESCUE DIVERS IN KAHULUI— The Coast Guard rescued three divers who lost contact with their vessel and became stranded approximately 30 miles northeast of Kahului, Maui, Monday. “These were seasoned divers who became lost after diving for an extended amount of time,” said Lt. Megan Bowis, command center chief at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “It Leer másCoast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui[…]

Coast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker off Bone Mountain

NORTH BEND, Ore. —​ A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday afternoon off Bone Mountain. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the man to safety and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services at Roseburg Regional Airport in neighboring Douglas County. At 4:18 p.m., watchstanders at the​ Sector Leer másCoast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker off Bone Mountain[…]

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