Coast Guard News

May 15, 2016
GULF OF MEXICO — Two 210-foot and two 95-foot vessels conduct skimming operations, May 14, 2016, in response to an estimated 88,200 gallons of crude oil discharged from a segment of flow line at the Glider Field approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, Louisiana. The vessels have removed a combined total of more than 51,000 gallons of oily-water mixture since the discharge on the morning of May 12, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Unit Morgan City. ... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
SWANTON, Ohio – The Coast Guard participated in joint training exercises hosted by the Toledo, Ohio, Air National Guard 180th Fighter Wing from May 12 through May 15 at the Toledo Express Airport.  The training brought together more than 30 agencies from 13 states over a five-day period, during which participants loaded C-130 and C-17 aircraft and simulated medical and evacuation procedures. Saturday's training focused on medical evacuations. Previous sessions involved loading vehicles and other equipment for use during deployments.... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
YANKEETOWN, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two adults and two children aboard an 18-foot boat 10 miles west of Aripeka, Florida, Sunday. At 11:15 p.m. Saturday watchstanders from Station Yankeetown received a phone call from a woman stating her husband, child and two friends were aboard a flooded boat beginning to capsize. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, and a 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium boat crew from Station Yankeetown were launched.... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
ALTAMAHA SOUND, Ga. — The Coast Guard and members of local agencies are searching for two overdue boaters, Sunday, approximately nine miles east of Altamaha Sound. Missing are Charles Morgan, 61, and Cliff Morgan, mid 40’s, last seen aboard a 19-foot white center console pleasure craft. ... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
MIAMI — A 40-year-old female was medically evacuated by a Coast Guard Station Islamorada, Florida, boatcrew six nautical miles east of Key Largo, Florida, Sunday. ... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued four people after their boat capsized in Milwaukee Harbor early Sunday morning. The people's names are not being released and there is no video or imagery available for this rescue.... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Shell continue joint efforts to respond to a discharge of oil from a segment of flow line at the Glider Field located approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, Louisiana, that occurred at approximately 11 a.m., Thursday. On water recovery vessels are searching for oil that can be safely recovered via skimming. Five on-water recovery vessels have been mobilized and have recovered more than 51,000 gallons of oily-water mixture. ... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two men Saturday after their boat capsized near Oregon Inlet. Watchstanders at the Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received notification at approximately 12 p.m. stating a 23-foot boat with two men aboard capsized. A good Samaritan took the two men aboard and was awaiting assistance from the Coast Guard.... [Read More]
May 15, 2016
HOUSTON — Coast Guard aircrews continued searching through the day and into the evening Saturday, after beginning a search Friday for a woman who fell from a cruise ship about 200 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas.... [Read More]
May 14, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Shell continue joint efforts to respond to a discharge of oil from a segment of flow line at the Glider Field located approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, Louisiana, that occurred at approximately 11 a.m., Thursday. On water recovery vessels are searching for oil that can be safely recovered via skimming. Five on-water recovery vessels have been mobilized and have recovered 23, 772 gallons of oily-water mixture.... [Read More]
May 14, 2016
PORTSMOUTH, Va.--U.S. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel and residents of the Outer Banks commemorated the local deaths of Allied seamen during World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic on Thursday and Friday at Buxton and Ocracoke, North Carolina. The ceremonies occurred at cemeteries in Buxton and Ocracoke that hold the remains of six British sailors whose ships were torpedoed by German submarines nearby in 1942.  ... [Read More]
May 14, 2016
A Coast Guard stock photo BOSTON — A Coast Guard air crew medevaced a 34-year-old pregnant woman from Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Friday evening. At approximately 6 p.m., watchstanders received a request from the hospital for transport of a patient who went into labor and needed to receive a higher level of medical care. At approximately 7:30 p.m., a HC-144 Ocean Sentry launched from Air Station Cape Cod to Nantucket.... [Read More]
May 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and Shell continue joint efforts to respond to a discharge of oil from a segment of flow line at the Glider Field located approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, Louisiana, that occurred at approximately 11 a.m., Thursday.... [Read More]
May 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and Shell continue joint efforts to respond to a discharge of oil from a segment of flow line at the Glider Field located approximately 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, Louisiana, that occurred at approximately 11 a.m., Thursday.... [Read More]
May 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing passenger from the Carnival Liberty cruise ship 195 miles off the coast of Galveston, Friday evening. Missing is Samantha Broberg, 33, who was reported missing from the cruise ship. Watchstanders with the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a call from the master of the Carnival Liberty stating that they had a video of a woman falling overboard around 2 a.m., and that they conducted an accountable search for all passengers. Broberg was found to be missing.... [Read More]
May 13, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing passenger from the Carnival Liberty cruise ship 195 miles off the coast of Galveston, Friday evening. Missing is Samantha Broberg, 33, who was reported missing from the cruise ship. Watchstanders with the 8th Coast Guard District command center received a call from the master of the Carnival Liberty stating that they had a video of a woman falling overboard around 2 a.m., and that they conducted an accountable search for all passengers. Broberg was found to be missing.... [Read More]
May 13, 2016
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted congressional staff members, Friday, for a display of various Coast Guard assets during Coast Guard Mission’s Day. More than 40 congressional staffers arrived by bus to the training center where they were given a traditional company commander welcome and spent the day learning about various missions and assets used by the Coast Guard to conduct its front line missions. ... [Read More]
May 13, 2016
CAPE MAY, N.J. – Coast Guard Training Center Cape May hosted congressional staff members, Friday, for a display of various Coast Guard assets during Coast Guard Mission’s Day. More than 40 congressional staffers arrived by bus to the training center where they were given a traditional company commander welcome and spent the day learning about various missions and assets used by the Coast Guard to conduct its front line missions. ... [Read More]

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