Coast Guard assists 2 kayakers stranded by weather near Rockport, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew assisted two kayakers after they became stranded due to weather on Grass Island near Rockport, Texas, Monday. At 5:50 p.m., Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the Rockport Police Department of two kayakers stranded after weather conditions began to deteriorate on Leer másCoast Guard assists 2 kayakers stranded by weather near Rockport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard suspended their search Sunday morning for a man who was missing after Coast Guard crews rescued three people Saturday evening from a capsized commercial fishing boat approximately 30 miles northwest of Bodega Bay.  The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tern, an 87-foot patrol boat homeported on Yerba Buena Island, and Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for missing man after boat capsizes near Bodega Bay[…]

Coast Guard Academy memorial serves as a reminder of a history of selfless service

In a busy hallway at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, are a series of memorials known as the Hall of Heroes. Every year near Veteran’s Day the entire Corps of Cadets and Academy community gather to induct alums into the hall’s Wall of Gallantry memorial. This year, six graduates and their families were welcomed Leer másCoast Guard Academy memorial serves as a reminder of a history of selfless service[…]

La base del HM Coastguard en Shetland recibe el Rescue Shield

Los equipos de rescate del HM Coastguard de Lerwick, Hillswick y Sumburgh, la tripulación del helicóptero de búsqueda y rescate de la base de Sumburgh y el personal del Centro de Operaciones de Shetland han sido galardonados con el prestigioso Rescue Shield (Escudo de Rescate) del Departamento de Transporte. Brian Johnson, Director Ejecutivo de la Leer másLa base del HM Coastguard en Shetland recibe el Rescue Shield[…]

USCG responders medevac injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, working with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (U.S. FWS) and the Hawaii Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT), medevac a 32-year-old Latvian crewmember of a Norwegian-flagged tank vessel from Midway Island, late Sunday. “This case illustrates the value and importance of our partnerships with the refuge and DMAT,” said Lt. Diane Leer másUSCG responders medevac injured Latvian crewmember from Midway Island[…]

Coast Guard and local agencies searching for a person near Alligator Point, Florida

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for a person in the water near Alligator Point, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday, from FWC that they discovered a partially submerged 49-foot vessel located approximately 4 nautical miles Leer másCoast Guard and local agencies searching for a person near Alligator Point, Florida[…]

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 aircrew medevacs 71-year-old man of the cruise ship Norwegian Joy

PORT ANGELES, Wash. – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill man late Monday night off the cruise ship Norwegian Joy, which was operating 20 miles off the coast of Cape Flattery.​ An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Sector Field Office/Air Station Port Angeles hoisted a 71-year-old man reportedly suffering heart complications and transported Leer másCoast Guard aircrew medevacs 71-year-old man of the cruise ship Norwegian Joy[…]

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, partners searching for missing swimmer off Molokai

Story by Perry Officer 3rd Class Matthew West. U.S. Coast Guard District 14 Hawaii Pacific HONOLULU — The USCG search missing swimmer. Coast Guard and partners Maui Police Department, U.S. Navy and Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources are searching for Carl Steffler, 66, off of Kaunakakai, Thursday.  “Mr. Steffler was last seen on Leer másCoast Guard, partners searching for missing swimmer off Molokai[…]

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