Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies and good Samaritans are searching for two fisherman after their fishing boat sank Monday evening 10 miles southeast of Nantucket. At approximately 6:10 pm the First Coast Guard District command center received a distress call via an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) from the...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sinking vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Two men are safe after being rescued by the Coast Guard from their sinking vessel 35 miles east of Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Friday. The men were hoisted from their vessel by a rescue swimmer aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point and were transferred safely back to the air station. “This...

Five boaters rescued in the Mona Passage

Five boaters rescued in the Mona Passage
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen, a Good Samaritan vessel and the crew of a Puerto Rico Police maritime unit rescued five men the afternoon of April 29, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews, a Good Samaritan vessel and the crew of a Puerto Rico Police maritime unit rescued five men Saturday afternoon, who...

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues 2 boaters from life raft in the Silver Banks

Coast Guard helicopter crew rescues 2 boaters from life raft in the Silver Banks
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Borinquen takes a photo with rescued boaters, Kirk Plender and John Boone following the rescue of the boaters from a life raft April 13, 2017.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued two boaters from a life raft Thursday morning, after the 62-foot sailing vessel, Ocean Quest, sank in the Silver...

Coast Guard, merchant vessel Tropic Express rescue 2 boaters from dinghy off the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard, merchant vessel Tropic Express rescue 2 boaters from dinghy off the U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter combined efforts with the merchant vessel Tropic Express Sunday to rescue two boaters from a dinghy after their vessel reportedly sank, approximately 42 nautical miles northeast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The two boaters had departed from Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands aboard the 45-foot recreational power...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters from sinking sailing vessel in the Silver Banks

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters from sinking sailing vessel in the Silver Banks
Four rescued boaters with the crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 helicopter that rescued them from a sinking catamaran in the Silver Banks Feb. 25, 201. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter rescue crew hoisted four boaters to safety Thursday afternoon, after their 47-foot sailing catamaran started to sink in the Silver Banks fishing area, approximately 80 nautical...

Coast Guard rescues 4 haitians from sunken vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 haitians from sunken vessel
MIAMI — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued four men southeast of Great Inagua, Bahamas, from their life raft after their vessel sank Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District command center received a distress signal from an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon originating 50 nautical miles southeast of Bahamas. The watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater...

Coast Guard rescues 4 in Gulf of Mexico

MOBILE, Ala., — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel that sank approximately 10 miles south of Ft. Morgan, Ala., in the Gulf of Mexico, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call from the master of the 38-foot vessel, Fountain, at 11:36 a.m., reporting the vessel sank and all four people aboard were in the vessel’s life raft. The master also advised that he...

Coast Guard and Megalodon cargo vessel rescue mariner 420 miles northeast of Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard crews in combined efforts with the crew of the cargo vessel Megalodon rescued a sailor aboard a life raft Friday, approximately 420 nautical miles northeast of Puerto Rico. Cedric George Barriere, a 41-year-old French citizen, was forced to abandon the French-flagged sailing vessel Tepacap, after the vessel reportedly capsized and started to sink. “We...