Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia

CHARLESTON, S.C. —​ Coast Guard crews rescued two boaters Saturday after their 37-foot sailing vessel became disabled near Wassaw Sound, Georgia. An MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew from Air Station Savannah arrived on scene hoisting the boaters from a life raft. Coast Guard Sector Charleston watchstanders were notified via a mayday call at 4 p.m. by Leer másCoast Guard rescues 2 boaters from disabled sailing vessel near Wassaw Sound, Georgia[…]

Coast Guard rescues two pilots from helicopter crash

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two pilots from two separate helicopter crashes near Ft. Meade, Florida, Thursday afternoon. Rescued are Polk County Deputy Lavon Hughes and a gyrocopter pilot. An MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew launched from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater to hoist the two pilots out of the field they had crashed in and transported to Tampa General Hospital. Coast Leer másCoast Guard rescues two pilots from helicopter crash[…]

Coast Guard rescues missing diver in Lajas, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A multiagency search effort for a missing diver involving the Coast Guard and local agencies ended Thursday night after the crew of a Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action marine located and rescued the​ diver off a reef near La Parguera in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Rescued is a Leer másCoast Guard rescues missing diver in Lajas, Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard responds to flooding near Beaumont, Texas

HOUSTON​ —​ Coast Guard crews are responding to reports of flooding near Beaumont, Texas, Thursday. Shallow water response teams from Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge as well as helicopters from Air Station Houston are standing by to respond to requests for assistance.​ USCG members are currently staged in the emergency operations centers in Jefferson County, Harris Leer másCoast Guard responds to flooding near Beaumont, Texas[…]

Coast Guard shifts response efforts in Bahamas. Balance sheet

MIAMI — Coast Guard cutters and aircraft conducting urgent search and rescue operations in support of the Government of the Bahamas response to Hurricane Dorian have been redeployed to their home stations. As the response efforts shift to long term recovery, Coast Guard Incident Management Assistance Teams continue to work with the Bahamas National Emergency Management Leer másCoast Guard shifts response efforts in Bahamas. Balance sheet[…]

Coast Guard, Unified Command conclude salvage efforts for Conception dive boat

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Salvage operations for the commercial diving vessel Conception off the coast of Santa Cruz Island have been completed Thursday. Recovery efforts began at sunrise and concluded in the afternoon after the vessel was hoisted, drained of water and secured aboard a barge. “I am proud of the unified response from the federal, Leer másCoast Guard, Unified Command conclude salvage efforts for Conception dive boat[…]

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