Authorities have not been able to find the source of a three-mile-wide oil sheen off the Santa Barbara County coast but expect it will naturally dissipate, the U.S. Coast Guard said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard was investigating a large, patchy oil sheen that appeared off the Southern California coast west of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, not far from the site of a petroleum pipeline spill in May, agency officials said.
U.S. Coast Guard investigators have sent for review their initial findings into what caused a 3-foot gash in the hull of Shell’s arctic icebreaker Fennica during its stay in Dutch Harbor, Alaska. The Finnish multipurpose icebreaker...Show More Summary
A Coast Guard petty officer acquitted of state child sex abuse charges in 2013 has been convicted of perjury and stalking after a court martial in Kodiak. Petty Officer 2nd Class John Blackman, previously of Soldotna, was found guilty of violating two articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
The U.S. Coast Guard was investigating a large oil sheen off the California coast west of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the agency said. The slick,
U.S. Coast Guard and firefighter crews helped rescue four people from a boat fire Tuesday afternoon in Alameda, Calif. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco Command
TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) -- Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried to maintain hope against the fading odds of their survival. The Coast GuardShow More Summary
A small but busy section of the Houston Ship Channel was closed Tuesday morning after a report of a diesel spill in Greens Bayou. Update: The section of channel was reopened after about 2 hours. The Coast Guard says it received a report at about 7:13 a.m. Show More Summary
As day two continues in the search for two Florida missing teens, everyone is hoping for the best. On Monday, a U.S. Coast Guard official explained what the chances are of Austin Sephanos and Perry Cohen surviving. According to ABC News,...Show More Summary
The search continued Monday for two missing teens off the coast of Florida after the U.S. Coast Guard located their overturned boat on Sunday. The 19-foot single engine center console vessel was located Sunday morning during a search and rescue approximately 67 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida. Show More Summary
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Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.Maxwell S. Charleston, Coast Guard captainMaxwell S. Charleston, 92, who retired from the Coast Guard in 1977 at the rank of captain and then spent 11 years with...Show More Summary
The search for two Florida teens missing at sea intensified Monday after the U.S. Coast Guard found their capsized boat on Sunday. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, both 14, were last seen Friday afternoon as they set out on a fishing trip from Jupiter, Florida. Show More Summary
Florida missing teens, Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos, both 14-years-old were last seen off the coast of Jupiter, Florida when they set sail Friday, but where were they going? The U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday that their teams spotted the 19-foot boat in which the teens had been traveling, capsized. Show More Summary
Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos have been boating for so long that they're just as comfortable at sea as they are on land. That's the hope their families and friends say they're holding onto as Coast Guard crews search for the 14-year-olds, who went missing on a fishing trip off the Florida coast about 12 miles south of Daytona Beach on Friday. Show More Summary