Category Archives: U. S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard on the go with rescues and searches along East Coast over hot July weekend

“This is a perfect example of how vital it is to not only make sure you have life jackets on board but also that they are readily available in case of an emergency,” said Stephen Sawyer, Sector North Carolina command duty officer for the case.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing teenager off Gloucester Point, Virginia, at 11:00…

Is that little dirtbag in your basement up to no good again? Coast Guard: some bozo in Calvert County, Md. is spotlighting ships with a laser

, the laser light was described as steady, powerful and somewhat painful to the eyes. The reporting source believes the laser originated in the area between Drum Point and Cove Point and lasted for approximately 15 minutes.

Coast Guard coordinates medical response following explosion on bulk carrier, 2 dead

Earlier Monday morning, the captain of the Marshall Islands-flagged 623-foot bulk carrier Tamar contacted watchstanders at the Coast Guard command center reporting an explosion in the ship’s forward storeroom