Coast Guard suspends search for man in North Pacific

Coast Guard suspends search for man in North Pacific
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing mariner who fell overboard from a sailing vessel in the North Pacific early Sunday. The search for Luke Stimson was suspended at 9 a.m. Tuesday pending any further developments. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy crews searched approximately...

Coast Guard holds change-of-command, retirement ceremonies at Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.

Coast Guard holds change-of-command, retirement ceremonies at Sector Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Capt. Joseph McGuiness was relieved by Capt. Steve Teschendorf as the commander for Coast Guard Sector Ste. Sainte Marie, Mich., Tuesday, at a ceremony at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie. Sector Sault Ste. Marie is responsible for all Coast Guard missions — including search and rescue, maritime law enforcement, aids to navigation, marine safety and...

Corpus Christi Coast Guard crews prepare for 2013 Hurricane Season

Corpus Christi Coast Guard crews prepare for 2013 Hurricane Season
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Coast Guard held a hurricane exercise Wednesday, to ready themselves for the coming hurricane season, at the Robstown Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas. The exercise focused on initial response, planning, and execution during a hurricane and provided an opportunity to improve preparedness and practice command and control with Coast Guard men and women, including newly stationed...

Missing San Francisco deputy located

Missing San Francisco deputy located
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Three men on a work boat located and recovered the deputy who went missing from his 26-foot vessel in the vicinity of Vallejo, Calif., Monday. At approximately 3:06 p.m., three workers on a dingy located and recovered a body and turned it over to Coast Guard Station Vallejo crewmembers at the marina’s B dock. The sherrif’s department identified the body to be the San...

Coast Guard medevacs 1 from charter fishing vessel in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard medevacs 1 from charter fishing vessel in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man aboard a charter fishing vessel approximately 30 miles south of Gulfport, Miss., near the Chandeleur Islands in the Gulf of Mexico, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 10:13 a.m. that a man aboard a charter fishing vessel suffered a laceration to his arm. Sector Mobile directed the launch of a...

Canadian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard to Join Coast Guard and USAF For SAR Exercise on West Coast

Canadian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard to Join Coast Guard and USAF For SAR Exercise on West Coast
courtesy Royal Canadian Navy PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Personnel from the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), Royal Canadian Air Force and Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) will join members of the United States Coast Guard and United States Air Force in Prince Rupert, B.C. for a Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) to be held from April 29 to May 1, 2013. Residents of Prince Rupert and surrounding areas can expect to...

Coast Guard, U.S. Navy continue search for man overboard in North Pacific

Coast Guard, U.S. Navy continue search for man overboard in North Pacific
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and U.S. Navy continue the search Monday for a man who fell overboard from a sailing vessel in the North Pacific early Sunday. The Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Honolulu was notified by Marine Rescue Coordination Center Falmouth, United Kingdom, that Luke Stinson, one of the two person crew, had fallen overboard from the 38-foot sailing vessel Jonetsu....

Coast Guard Cutter Healy to hold change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Healy to hold change-of-command ceremony
SEATTLE ─ A change-of-command ceremony is scheduled for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy at the Coast Guard Base Seattle gymnasium, Thursday, at 10 a.m. During the ceremony, Capt. John D. Reeves will assume the duties and responsibilities as commanding officer of Healy from Capt. Beverly A. Havlik. Vice Adm. Paul F. Zukunft, commander, Pacific Area, will preside over the ceremony. Reeves is a 1992...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing San Francisco deputy

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for missing San Francisco deputy
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a possible person in the water in the vicinity of Vallejo, Calif., Monday. The Coast Guard received a report at approximately 6:45 a.m. Monday of an unmanned 26-foot pleasure craft adrift in the Vallejo Marina. Upon receiving the call, the Coast Guard immediately launched crews aboard a 25-ft. response boat from Coast Guard Station...