Coast Guard reminds mariners that hoax calls are no joke

NEW ORLEANS —​ The Coast Guard would like to remind people of the dangers and penalties associated with hoax distress calls and the use of laser pointers pointed at aircraft or boat crews on patrol. For 230 years the Coast Guard has responded to distress calls at sea but lately, false distress has been on the Leer másCoast Guard reminds mariners that hoax calls are no joke[…]

Coast Guard, partners rescue three stranded mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia

HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) responders rescue three stranded mariners from the island of Pikelot, Yap, Monday. The crew of the FSS Independence rescued the mariners, missing since July 29, and is transporting them back to their home on Pulap, Chuuk. There are no reports Leer másCoast Guard, partners rescue three stranded mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia[…]

Coast Guard, Maui County Fire search for missing spearfisher off Maui

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui County Fire Department crews are in search for a missing spearfisher the Saturday off Paia, Maui, Hawaii. Missing is Scot Williams, a 53-years-old male last seen wearing dark board shorts.​ Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Honolulu at 808-842-2600. At 10 p.m., Leer másCoast Guard, Maui County Fire search for missing spearfisher off Maui[…]

Coast Guard MH-65E assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana

HOUSTON​ —​ The Coast Guard assisted a 77-foot fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, Wednesday. This operation marks the first USCG mission with the MH-65E Dolphin, Echo series, upgrade. The Coast Guard assisted a fishing vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana, This operation marks the first MH-65E Dolphin mission Sector/Air Station Houston-Galveston Leer másCoast Guard MH-65E assists vessel taking on water near Freshwater Bayou, Louisiana[…]

Coast Guard rescue two after fishing vessel sinks near Barnegat Light, New Jersey

BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J.​ — Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and the USCGC Angela McShan crews rescue two men 33 miles east of Barnegat Light early, Tuesday morning.​ Watchstanders at Sector Delaware Bay were notified at 5:30 a.m. via Channel 16 that a 68-foot fishing vessel had begun taking on water and its crew requested assistance. Leer másCoast Guard rescue two after fishing vessel sinks near Barnegat Light, New Jersey[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted a man in a grounded vessel Saturday in Hood Bay, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene and landed nearby the beached vessel, transferred a pump to keep up with the flooding, and assisted the owner secure Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan assist grounded vessel in Hood Bay, Alaska[…]

Coast Guard rescue man from capsized commercial fishing vessel near St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– The Coast Guard rescue a man, Thursday, after his 36-foot commercial fishing vessel capsized 18 miles west of St. Petersburg.​ Rescued was Robert Heart, 48. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 8:56 a.m., for the commercial fishing vessel, Jenny Lynn, homeported in Fort Myers. Leer másCoast Guard rescue man from capsized commercial fishing vessel near St. Petersburg[…]

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak crew medevac injured fisherman, Kupreonof Strait

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevac an injured fisherman north of Kodiak Island, Alaska, Monday. The man was transported via small boat to shore from the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Rubicon. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew further transported the man safely to awaiting emergency medical services in Leer másCoast Guard Air Station Kodiak crew medevac injured fisherman, Kupreonof Strait[…]

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard crews rescued two Sailors aboard a 30-foot vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jawhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene first and assisted a Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew locate the vessel. The Station boat crew used a Leer másCoast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral[…]

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