Coast Guard News

January 27, 2015
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a survivor of a plane crash after searching for more than eight hours near Seabeck, Washington, Monday.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a survivor of a plane crash after searching for more than eight hours near Seabeck, Washington, Monday.... [Read More]
January 27, 2015
SAN PEDRO, Calif. -  The Coast Guard aided a man with a disabled 35-foot boat, taking on water, Monday night at approximately 7 p.m., near Avalon Harbor on Catalina Island, Calif. Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach Command Center personnel received a dispatched 911 call for help around 6 p.m., reporting a disabled vessel taking on water. The boat did not possess a marine-band radio or a GPS system; the man was only able to communicate with 911 personnel by cell phone. The cell phone was used to locate the last know position.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and local responders are searching for survivors of a small plane that reportedly crashed into the Hood Canal near Seabeck, Washington, Monday. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters crews from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake, homeported in Everett, and local law enforcement personnel are searching for the survivors of small red and white plane that reportedly crashed in waters near Seaback.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and local responders are searching for survivors of a small plane that reportedly crashed into the Hood Canal near Seabeck, Washington, Monday. Two MH-65 Dolphin helicopters crews from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Seattle, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Henry Blake, homeported in Everett, and local law enforcement personnel are searching for the survivors of small red and white plane that reportedly crashed in waters near Seaback.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoists an 8-month-old baby girl suffering from seizures from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico along with the baby's mother and nurse Jan. 26, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Houston HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning, 140 miles southeast of Galveston.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
An Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoists an 8-month-old baby girl suffering from seizures from a cruise ship in the Gulf of Mexico along with the baby's mother and nurse Jan. 26, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Houston HOUSTON — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced an 8-month-old baby girl from the cruise ship Carnival Triumph early Monday morning, 140 miles southeast of Galveston.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
The Coast Guard is searching for a man who was reported missing while underway on the kayak pictured above. Mariners and beachgoers are encouraged to keep an eye out for anything that could assist response efforts and anyone with information is asked to contact the Sector Jacksonville command center at 904-564-7500, and select option 0. JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard and its local partners are saturating a 2,250 square mile area between Mayport and St. Augustine in the search for a missing kayaker, Monday.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
The Coast Guard is searching for a man who was reported missing while underway on the kayak pictured above. Mariners and beachgoers are encouraged to keep an eye out for anything that could assist response efforts and anyone with information is asked to contact the Sector Jacksonville command center at 904-564-7500, and select option 0. JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. — The Coast Guard and its local partners are saturating a 2,250 square mile area between Mayport and St. Augustine in the search for a missing kayaker, Monday.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
Video of a Coast Guard Station South Padre Island boatcrew catching up to fleeing poachers aboard a Mexican lancha near the U.S.-Mexico maritime border Jan. 25, 2015. The poachers were apprehended and their catch was released. An Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew spotted the poachers and began the pursuit. U.S. Coast Guard video by Air Station Corpus Christi CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew who fled from authorities Sunday, after poaching shark, red snapper, and eel in the waters off South Texas.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man near Paradise Point in Port Orford, Oregon, Monday. Crews searched for the man for nine hours, covering more than 169 miles without locating the man. "Our thoughts go out to the families and loved ones affected by this misfortune," said Chief Warrant Officer Alfredo Rivera, the command center supervisor at Sector North Bend. "Calling off a search is one of the hardest decisions search and rescue personnel have to make."... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued two fishermen from their grounded vessel about two miles south of Cape San Blas, Florida, Monday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report that the fishing vessel AC III grounded about two miles south of Cape San Blas and began listing to its port side. The AC III crew attempted to refloat the grounded vessel without success.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing fisherman 70 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Missing is Carlos Ramirez Regaldo, 33, a fisherman with the fishing vessel Scatterbrain. He was last seen wearing a grey shirt and blue pants without a life jacket. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from crewmembers of the Scatterbrain that Regaldo fell overboard from the vessel at 7:30 p.m., Sunday.... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – With the approach of severe weather conditions along the Connecticut and Long Island coastlines, Coast Guard officials are urging local mariners to take precautions to ensure their own safety and the safety of their vessels.  “Obviously, being out on the water in blizzard conditions is extremely unsafe,” said Capt. Ed Cubanski, commander of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, “but beyond safe boating practices, we are asking mariners to take extra steps to ensure that their vessels remain safe while at the pier.”... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
BOSTON — The Coast Guard is urging mariners and the coastal community to take precautions in preparation for Winter Storm Juno, expected to impact the Northeast late Monday through Wednesday. ... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
CLEARWATER, Fla. – The Coast Guard is urging mariners to exercise caution while on the water today as inclement weather and rough seas pass through the area.  Mariners should take proper precautions to ensure their vessels and loose items are properly secured.  Before getting underway, boaters should check local marine forecasts for areas they will be transiting through prior to leaving the dock.  Small craft advisories may be in effect in various areas along the coast and mean conditions are unsafe for smaller vessels.   ... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 31-year-old man was rescued from his 26-foot sailing vessel by Coast Guard and partner agency crews one miles west of Passage Key Inlet, Florida, Monday. ... [Read More]
January 26, 2015
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January 26, 2015
For high resolution imagery, click on the thumbnail above. HONOLULU – The pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR-22 aircraft that ran out of fuel is safe after ditching his aircraft 253 miles northeast of Maui, Hawaii Sunday. At approximately 4:44 p.m. the pilot was able to deploy the aircraft’s airframe parachute system and safely exit the aircraft into a life raft.... [Read More]
January 25, 2015
Mexican fishermen being transferred from a Coast Guard law enforcement boat and the interdicted lancha with fishing gear after apprehension January 24, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard Station South Padre Island photo. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard interdicted a Mexican fishing crew attempting to poach red snapper in South Texas Saturday night.    At approximately 7 p.m. Saturday, the crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack sighted a Mexican fishing boat, also known as a lancha, heading north in U.S. waters.... [Read More]

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