Coast Guard News

September 28, 2015
    Courtesy photos. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an unmanned 12-foot gray and blue kayak with two oars found approximately one mile offshore of Diamond Head, Oahu, Monday. Anyone with information regarding the ownership of this kayak is asked to please contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600.... [Read More]
September 28, 2015
More photos available on DVIDS Story by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen... [Read More]
September 28, 2015
More photos available on DVIDS Story by Chief Petty Officer Nick Ameen... [Read More]
September 28, 2015
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday, for a 51-year-old man swept out to sea while fishing near Kaloli Point, Hawai'i, Saturday.... [Read More]
September 28, 2015
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday, for a 51-year-old man swept out to sea while fishing near Kaloli Point, Hawai'i, Saturday.... [Read More]
September 28, 2015
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned yellow kayak found offshore of Olowalu, Maui, after the owner contacted the Coast Guard Sector Command Center to claim it, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Sector Honolulu Command Center received a report at 1:30 a.m., today from the owner of the kayak stating he saw the press release about the craft's discovery online. The man was able to give a detailed account and made arrangements to pick it up at Coast Guard Station Maui.... [Read More]
September 28, 2015
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the owner of an unmanned yellow kayak found offshore of Olowalu, Maui, after the owner contacted the Coast Guard Sector Command Center to claim it, Sunday. Watchstanders at the Sector Honolulu Command Center received a report at 1:30 a.m., today from the owner of the kayak stating he saw the press release about the craft's discovery online. The man was able to give a detailed account and made arrangements to pick it up at Coast Guard Station Maui.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
GRAND ISLE, La. – The Coast Guard rescued six individuals from a 22-foot recreational boat that reportedly capsized approximately 14 miles north of Grand Isle in Barataria waterway, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by Grand Isle Police Department of a 911 call from a sinking recreational vessel with six people on board. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 24-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle. The boat crew was able to locate all six individuals within 20 minutes.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
GRAND ISLE, La. – The Coast Guard rescued six individuals from a 22-foot recreational boat that reportedly capsized approximately 14 miles north of Grand Isle in Barataria waterway, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified by Grand Isle Police Department of a 911 call from a sinking recreational vessel with six people on board. Watchstanders directed the launch of a 24-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Grand Isle. The boat crew was able to locate all six individuals within 20 minutes.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
GRAND ISLE, La. – The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from a towing vessel after he was reportedly injured by a piece of equipment while working 53 miles south of Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico, early Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified of the injured mariner by the captain of the vessel. Watchstanders directed the launch of a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile also assisted in the rescue by providing an Ocean Sentry airplane.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
GRAND ISLE, La. – The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from a towing vessel after he was reportedly injured by a piece of equipment while working 53 miles south of Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico, early Sunday morning. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified of the injured mariner by the captain of the vessel. Watchstanders directed the launch of a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile also assisted in the rescue by providing an Ocean Sentry airplane.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard Training Center’s battalion of recruits, active duty, Marine Corps League Dramis Detachment members and guests recognized the 73rd anniversary of the death of Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro – the Coast Guard’s lone Medal of Honor recipient, during a memorial ceremony, Sunday, at the training center in Cape May.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard Training Center’s battalion of recruits, active duty, Marine Corps League Dramis Detachment members and guests recognized the 73rd anniversary of the death of Signalman 1st Class Douglas Albert Munro – the Coast Guard’s lone Medal of Honor recipient, during a memorial ceremony, Sunday, at the training center in Cape May.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a 51-year-old man reported to be swept out to sea while fishing near Kaloli Point, Hawai'i, Saturday.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600.Watchstanders at the Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from the Hawaii Fire Department of the situation at 2:20 p.m.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a 51-year-old man reported to be swept out to sea while fishing near Kaloli Point, Hawai'i, Saturday.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600.Watchstanders at the Sector Honolulu Command Center received notification from the Hawaii Fire Department of the situation at 2:20 p.m.... [Read More]
September 27, 2015
U.S. Coast Guard photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an unmanned yellow kayak found offshore of Olowalu, Maui, Saturday. Anyone with information regarding the ownership of this kayak is asked to please contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a call from an off-duty Coast Guard reservist at 2:09 p.m., reporting the situation. ... [Read More]
September 26, 2015
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard transferred a male patient Saturday from Morehead City, then medevaced an 80-year-old woman from a cruise ship approximately 50 miles south of Cape Lookout. Coast Guard 5th District watchstanders received a request Saturday morning to transfer a male patient suffering head trauma from Carteret General Urgent Care in Morehead City to Duke University Hospital in Durham.... [Read More]
September 26, 2015
Paducah, Ky. – Recovery operations to remove clarified slurry oil from the Mississippi River near Columbus, Ky. have been completed as of Sept. 24, 2015.An environmental clamshell equipped with precision dredge positioning software removed an estimated 3392 tons of dewatered oily sediment.The eleven-day operation focused on the recovery of clarified slurry oil spilled as a result of a Sept.... [Read More]
September 26, 2015
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other federal, state and local agencies participated in a two-day, government-led, full-scale exercise Tuesday and Wednesday to evaluate the capabilities and effectiveness of the Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads area contingency plan.... [Read More]
September 26, 2015
Gliding through the GraveyardWritten by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nate Littlejohn, photos by Lisa Suhay... [Read More]

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