Coast Guard News

April 2, 2015
MAYPORT, FLA. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 11-year-old girl after she suffered a head injury from a fall aboard a cruise ship, 10 miles east of Mayport, Thursday.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
  Members of Coast Guard Station Marquette and Marquette Fire Rescue prepare to bring two men back to shore after the men were stranded on a large ice floe off of Presque Isle Park, April 2, 2015. The Coast Guard is warning people to remain off of ice as warm temperatures slowly melt and weaken the ice creating dangerous and life-threatening situations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gerard Gagnon)... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
  Members of Coast Guard Station Marquette and Marquette Fire Rescue prepare to bring two men back to shore after the men were stranded on a large ice floe off of Presque Isle Park, April 2, 2015. The Coast Guard is warning people to remain off of ice as warm temperatures slowly melt and weaken the ice creating dangerous and life-threatening situations. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gerard Gagnon)... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man who was located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
More than five-and-a-half tons of narcotics from a coastal freighter interdicted during a joint U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy Eastern Pacific patrol in early March, 2015, lie stacked on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, along with bales of drugs seized in other interdictions in the region. Photo by U.S. Coast Guard.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
More than five-and-a-half tons of narcotics from a coastal freighter interdicted during a joint U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Navy, and Royal Canadian Navy Eastern Pacific patrol in early March, 2015, lie stacked on the deck of the Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell, along with bales of drugs seized in other interdictions in the region. Photo by U.S. Coast Guard.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews operating in Rosario Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca terminated the voyages of two commercial fishing vessels for safety gear concerns in the past 36 hours. Both vessels were safely escorted to port and will remain in port until commercial fishing vessel examiners from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, in Seattle, verify safety deficiencies have been corrected.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews operating in Rosario Strait and the Strait of Juan de Fuca terminated the voyages of two commercial fishing vessels for safety gear concerns in the past 36 hours. Both vessels were safely escorted to port and will remain in port until commercial fishing vessel examiners from Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, in Seattle, verify safety deficiencies have been corrected.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
AUDIO UPDATE 1:  Audio from the first contact in 66 days between Frank Jordan and his son, missing sailor Louis Jordan, Thursday, April 2, 2015. AUDIO UPDATE 2: Audio of Frank Jordan thanking the captain of a motor vessel Thursday, April 2, 2015, for spotting and taking aboard his son who had been missing for 66 days. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
AUDIO UPDATE 1:  Audio from the first contact in 66 days between Frank Jordan and his son, missing sailor Louis Jordan, Thursday, April 2, 2015. AUDIO UPDATE 2: Audio of Frank Jordan thanking the captain of a motor vessel Thursday, April 2, 2015, for spotting and taking aboard his son who had been missing for 66 days. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is conducting a medevac of a man located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the 1085-foot, German-flagged motor vessel Houston Express at approximately 1:30 p.m., indicating they spotted a man and the vessel approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and took him aboard. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Air Station Elizabeth City, North... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is conducting a medevac of a man located on a disabled sailing vessel Thursday approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth received notification from the 1085-foot, German-flagged motor vessel Houston Express at approximately 1:30 p.m., indicating they spotted a man and the vessel approximately 200 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, and took him aboard. A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew launched from Air Station Elizabeth City, North... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
The Coast Guard is adjusting the depth restrictions for the regulated navigation area for the navigable waters surrounding the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in North Carolina, Thursday. Vessels with a draft greater than five feet are not allowed within 100 yards of the Bonner Bridge until further notice. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnal will continue to enforce the regulated navigation area in accordance with 33 CFR 165.520.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
The Coast Guard is adjusting the depth restrictions for the regulated navigation area for the navigable waters surrounding the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge in North Carolina, Thursday. Vessels with a draft greater than five feet are not allowed within 100 yards of the Bonner Bridge until further notice. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnal will continue to enforce the regulated navigation area in accordance with 33 CFR 165.520.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard will commence the reconstruction of Ewing Island Reef Danger Daybeacon during the month of April. The structure will be built by the Coast Guard near the southeastern edge of the reef, offshore of Sucia Island in the San Juan Islands and will replace the floating aid to navigation known as the Ewing Island Reef Danger Buoy.  The new structure will display a diamond shaped white dayboard, with an orange border, and the words DANGER REEF.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard will commence the reconstruction of Ewing Island Reef Danger Daybeacon during the month of April. The structure will be built by the Coast Guard near the southeastern edge of the reef, offshore of Sucia Island in the San Juan Islands and will replace the floating aid to navigation known as the Ewing Island Reef Danger Buoy.  The new structure will display a diamond shaped white dayboard, with an orange border, and the words DANGER REEF.... [Read More]
April 2, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard presented a letter from Adm. Paul Zukunft, Coast Guard commandant, to the Mayor of Portsmouth Thursday, recertifying the city's position as an official Coast Guard City. The City of Portsmouth was renewed as an official Coast Guard City of an additional five years. Rear Adm. Stephen Metruck, commanding officer of the Coast Guard 5th District presented the letter to Mayor Kenneth Wright during a Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce luncheon.... [Read More]

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