Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen

Coast Guard conducts international rescue of three Chuukese fishermen
Coast Guard Cutter Kiska file photo HONOLULU — Three Chuukese fishermen from the Federated States of Micronesia are home safe Tuesday after missing at sea for a week in the Pacific. Following an extensive multi-national search coordinated by the Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center, the three fishermen were ultimately located 85 nautical miles (nearly 100 statute miles) off Chuuk by a U.S. Navy...

Coast Guard reopens Port of Pago Pago following Tropical Cyclone Gita

Coast Guard reopens Port of Pago Pago following Tropical Cyclone Gita
Cmdr. Ulysses Mullins, deputy sector commander Coast Guard Sector Honolulu, and Chief Warrant Officer Bryan Anderson Coast Guard Sector Honolulu prevention, discuss future operations for the removal of product aboard the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 grounded about 300-yards off Leone Bay, American Samoa, Feb. 11, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishing vessel near Jacksonville

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishing vessel near Jacksonville
Coast Guard C-130 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for three fishermen who failed to return to Jacksonville. The fishermen, including the captain John Zimmerman*, departed from Safe Harbor January 31st in the 34-foot fishing vessel Jessi K. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 4 p.m. Wednesday from the vessels owner when...

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa

Coast Guard, partners respond to report of grounded fishing vessel in American Samoa
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The Coast Guard, port partners and local authorities are responding the grounding of the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 about 300-yards off Leone Bay, Wednesday. Coast Guard responders are en route to American Samoa from Honolulu expected to arrive Wednesday afternoon via an HC-130...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off NC

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway off NC
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 62-year-old woman suffering from gastrointestinal bleeding off of a cruise ship approximately 126 miles southeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, Wednesday. A crewmember, aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway, used a satellite phone to contact watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard medevacs man 250 miles south west of Tampa Bay

Coast Guard medevacs man 250 miles south west of Tampa Bay
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo TAMPA, Fla. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a man Saturday 250 miles south west of Tampa. The 23-year-old male suffered an eye injury Friday while aboard the 820-foot tanker Georgy Maslov. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report of the injury at 8 a.m. Saturday. Watchstanders launched a Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs vessel captain 70 miles east of Little River

Coast Guard medevacs vessel captain 70 miles east of Little River
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Coast Guard crews medevaced a vessel captain Thursday 70 miles east of Little River. The 33-year-old male accidentally sustained a cut on his wrist while aboard the 32-foot fishing vessel Miss B. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received report of the accident at 8:52 p.m. and launched a Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at...

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for fisherman 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Saturday at sunset for Howard “Dale” Smith missing 21 miles east of Myrtle Beach since late Friday evening. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 9:29 p.m. Friday, from the crew of the 42-foot fishing vessel Addis Sylvester, out of Little River, S.C.,...

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft

Coast Guard continuing search for missing pilot, aircraft
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to search for a missing Cirrus aircraft in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 118 nautical miles north of the Yucatan Peninsula Thursday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center in New Orleans received a report from the North American Aerospace Defense Command Wednesday evening that one person aboard a...