Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday evening. “Our Coast Leer másCoast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters[…]

Coast Guard, partners rescue 8 from missing fishing vessel in the Pacific north of Palau

HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force and good Samaritans aboard the AMVER (Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System) vessel Isl Star rescued eight mariners aboard the 60-foot Indonesian-flagged fishing vessel KM Aleluya (previously reported as Hallelujar) approximately 172 miles northwest of Palau, Tuesday. “This is a great example of why teamwork is Leer másCoast Guard, partners rescue 8 from missing fishing vessel in the Pacific north of Palau[…]

Coast Guard’s newest national security cutter seizes more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Crews aboard the pre-commissioned Coast Guard Cutter Midgett (WMSL 757) seized more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine worth approximately $64 million from a low-profile go-fast vessel interdicted in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. On July 25 a U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk aircrew embarked aboard the USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) sighted Leer másCoast Guard’s newest national security cutter seizes more than 2,100 pounds of cocaine[…]

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded hikers from cliffs in 2 states

SEATTLE —​ Coast Guard crews rescued three stranded hikers Monday night in two​ separate cases in Oregon and Washington. During the first rescue, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend, Oregon, command center were notified by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 9:15 p.m. that two men were stranded on rocks about 40 feet Leer másCoast Guard rescues 3 stranded hikers from cliffs in 2 states[…]

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor

SEATTLE​ — Coast Guard crews​ hoisted an injured man from a sport fishing vessel​ that ran aground near Chinook Harbor, Washington, Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center in Astoria, Oregon, were notified at 10:40 a.m., that an individual aboard a 20-foot boat​ had suffered a head injury after the vessel Leer másCoast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor[…]

Coast Guard rescues 3 from island in Willapa Bay, Wash.

SEATTLE​ — Coast Guard crews rescued three people from an island in Willapa Bay after their canoe capsized due to weather, Monday evening. One of the stranded individuals called 911 to alert authorities to the situation. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River were notified from Pacific County dispatch around 5:30 p.m. that three people Leer másCoast Guard rescues 3 from island in Willapa Bay, Wash.[…]

Coast Guard, local agencies search for man missing off of Ocean View

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard crews and other local first responders are searching for a man who was reported missing off of Ocean View in Norfolk, Sunday.​ Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the initial report at approximately 6 p.m., from a pair of kayakers who had seen a man swim away from his Leer másCoast Guard, local agencies search for man missing off of Ocean View[…]

Coast Guard Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade on Coast Guard’s Birthday

CAPE MAY, N.J. — U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May held a Sunset Parade today​ at the Training Center to recognize the Coast Guard’s 229th birthday and to honor​ the Jersey Cape Military Spouses​ Club and local community organizations. Sunset Parades are military displays of marching troops and the Coast Guard Recruit Ceremonial Drill Leer másCoast Guard Training Center Cape May Sunset Parade on Coast Guard’s Birthday[…]

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