Coast Guard News

May 10, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO - Coast Guard crews and the San Joaquin Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a capsized vessel in the San Joaquin River near Stockton Deep Water Channel Monday afternoon.At approximately 1:30 p.m., Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received notification from Coast Guard Station Rio Vista of a capsized aluminum boat with two people in the water.A Coast Guard Air Station San Francisco aircrew was diverted to better ascertain the boater's location.... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen from an 18-foot skiff 61 miles west southwest of Fais Island, in the Federated States of Micronesia, Monday. The crew of the USCGC Assateague (WPB 1136) located the skiff, brought the fishermen aboard and is currently en route Falalep Island with the skiff in tow.    ... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen from an 18-foot skiff 61 miles west southwest of Fais Island, in the Federated States of Micronesia, Monday. The crew of the USCGC Assateague (WPB 1136) located the skiff, brought the fishermen aboard and is currently en route Falalep Island with the skiff in tow.    ... [Read More]
May 10, 2016
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued four fishermen from an 18-foot skiff 61 miles west southwest of Fais Island, in the Federated States of Micronesia, Monday. The crew of the USCGC Assateague (WPB 1136) located the skiff, brought the fishermen aboard and is currently en route Falalep Island with the skiff in tow.    ... [Read More]
May 9, 2016
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 62-year-old man from the tank ship Stena Companion, in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage, Monday afternoon. The tanker shipping agent notified Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders that a crewmember was suffering heart attack symptoms at approximately 12 p.m. Watchstanders launched an Air Station Houston aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to assist.... [Read More]
May 9, 2016
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 62-year-old man from the tank ship Stena Companion, in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage, Monday afternoon. The tanker shipping agent notified Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders that a crewmember was suffering heart attack symptoms at approximately 12 p.m. Watchstanders launched an Air Station Houston aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to assist.... [Read More]
May 9, 2016
HOUSTON — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 62-year-old man from the tank ship Stena Companion, in the Galveston Fairway Anchorage, Monday afternoon. The tanker shipping agent notified Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders that a crewmember was suffering heart attack symptoms at approximately 12 p.m. Watchstanders launched an Air Station Houston aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter to assist.... [Read More]
May 9, 2016
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued an injured sea turtle in the Tampa Bay, Fla., Monday. At around 11:30 a.m. crewmembers from Aids to Navigation Team St. Petersburg, were returning from servicing buoys in the Tampa Bay when they spotted an injured loggerhead sea turtle in the middle of the Sunshine Skyway channel. Crewmembers safely recovered the turtle without further injury. The turtle was transported to Clearwater Marine Aquarium in stable condition.... [Read More]
May 9, 2016
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued an injured sea turtle in the Tampa Bay, Fla., Monday. At around 11:30 a.m. crewmembers from Aids to Navigation Team St. Petersburg, were returning from servicing buoys in the Tampa Bay when they spotted an injured loggerhead sea turtle in the middle of the Sunshine Skyway channel. Crewmembers safely recovered the turtle without further injury. The turtle was transported to Clearwater Marine Aquarium in stable condition.... [Read More]
May 9, 2016
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued an injured sea turtle in the Tampa Bay, Fla., Monday. At around 11:30 a.m. crewmembers from Aids to Navigation Team St. Petersburg, were returning from servicing buoys in the Tampa Bay when they spotted an injured loggerhead sea turtle in the middle of the Sunshine Skyway channel. Crewmembers safely recovered the turtle without further injury. The turtle was transported to Clearwater Marine Aquarium in stable condition.... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
     U.S. Coast Guard photos. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Honolulu Fire Department personnel rescued 10 boaters in two separate cases off Kahala, Oahu, Sunday. In both cases responders were able to locate all survivors, bring them aboard response craft and get them to safety. ... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
     U.S. Coast Guard photos. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Honolulu Fire Department personnel rescued 10 boaters in two separate cases off Kahala, Oahu, Sunday. In both cases responders were able to locate all survivors, bring them aboard response craft and get them to safety. ... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
     U.S. Coast Guard photos. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Honolulu Fire Department personnel rescued 10 boaters in two separate cases off Kahala, Oahu, Sunday. In both cases responders were able to locate all survivors, bring them aboard response craft and get them to safety. ... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies responded Sunday to two people aboard a boat taking on water near Hart Miller Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Baltimore County Fire Rescue dispatch stating a boat was taking on water, and the owner was unsure if the bilge pumps could keep up.... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
BALTIMORE — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies responded Sunday to two people aboard a boat taking on water near Hart Miller Island. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Maryland-National Capital Region received a report from Baltimore County Fire Rescue dispatch stating a boat was taking on water, and the owner was unsure if the bilge pumps could keep up.... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday after the boat they were on began taking on water five miles east of Sea Isle City, New Jersey. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification Sunday at approximately 4:20 p.m. that the 32-foot sailboat Island Time with two people aboard was taking on water. ... [Read More]
May 8, 2016
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard rescued two people Sunday after the boat they were on began taking on water five miles east of Sea Isle City, New Jersey. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders received notification Sunday at approximately 4:20 p.m. that the 32-foot sailboat Island Time with two people aboard was taking on water. ... [Read More]

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