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Memorial slated for LA-area Coast Guard member

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Coast Guard will hold a memorial for the executive petty officer of the cutter Halibut who died from injuries caused by a boat collision while investigating suspected smuggling activity in the Channel Islands.

12/07/2012

Fire out at Gulf oil rig; 4 hurt, 2 may be missing

VENICE, La. (AP) – An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said. Coast Guard spokesman Drake […]

11/16/2012

Coast Guard: Fire on oil rig in Gulf of Mexico

WEST COTE BLANCHE, La. (AP) – Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana. A parish officials says the rig is not drilling at […]

11/16/2012

3-day search ends for ship captain off NC coast

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard is halting its search for the captain of a tall ship that sank off the North Carolina coast during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard said Thursday its […]

11/01/2012

Coast Guard hopeful about finding ship's captain

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard used ships and airplanes to search the Atlantic on Tuesday for the captain of the HMS Bounty, which went down during Hurricane Sandy. The Coast Guard was […]

10/30/2012

Coast Guard finds 1 missing crew member of ship

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) – The Coast Guard says it has found one of the missing crew members of a tall ship that went down off the North Carolina coast, but she is unresponsive. Lt. […]

10/29/2012

14 rescued, 2 missing from tall ship off NC

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – The Coast Guard has rescued 14 members of the crew forced to abandon the tall ship HMS Bounty caught in Hurricane Sandy off the North Carolina Outer Banks. The Coast Guard […]

10/29/2012

Son recalls rescue from sinking plane in Pacific (video)

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A single-engine amphibious plane that lost power off California’s central coast plunged into the ocean so hard, its doors broke off the hinges, one of the two men onboard said Monday. […]

09/10/2012

2 rescued from sinking plane off Morro Bay

MORRO BAY, Calif. (AP) – A father and his adult son were rescued from a sinking plane that crashed into the ocean off California’s central coast on Sunday. The Federal Aviation Administration says the single-engine […]

09/10/2012

US cutter in Pacific pursues fish piracy case

(AP) – A Hawaii-based Coast Guard cutter assigned to Alaska waters is near Japan pursuing a vessel suspected of illegal high seas driftnet fishing. Coast Guard Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr. noted the ongoing case […]

08/07/2012

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