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[…]

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a 12-year-old boy Monday afternoon stranded on the rocks at Salt Creek Recreation Area in Port Angeles. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the boy from the rocks and transported him to safety. At 12:53 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Port Angeles Leer másCoast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area[…]

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Waukegan, IL.

CHICAGO ⎯ The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water near Waukegan, Illinois, Tuesday evening.  Kathleen Root, 31, and Michael Root were hoisted by an MH-60 helicopter aircrew from Air Station Traverse City at approximately 7 p.m. central standard time. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan received a report at approximately 4 p.m. Leer másCoast Guard rescues 2 people near Waukegan, IL.[…]

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed plane in Half Moon Bay

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued two people Tuesday evening after a plane went down approximately nine miles south of Pillar Point Harbor.  It was reported that two BE-36 planes were flying together when one went down in the water in Half Moon Bay. The second plane contacted air traffic control, which relayed the information Leer másCoast Guard rescues 2 from downed plane in Half Moon Bay[…]

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