Coast Guard assists 3 boaters 17 miles north west of Suwannee River

Coast Guard assists 3 boaters 17 miles north west of Suwannee River
Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean J. Baker, a 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium (UT-M) crewmember from Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, uses a marine band radio aboard the boat 17 miles north west of Suwannee River, Florida, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Michael Clark) YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted three mariners Sunday aboard a disabled 23-foot boat approximately 17...

Coast Guard responds to report disabled row boat off Maui

Coast Guard responds to report disabled row boat off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Berry file photo by Lt. j.g. Peter Driscoll) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a disabled ocean rowboat with one person aboard approximately 35 miles northeast of Maui, Tuesday. Ruihn Yu, a 32-year-old male Chinese national, was conducting a trans-Pacific voyage from Richmond, California, to China and Taiwan in his 18-foot vessel when he experienced communication...

Coast Guard finds missing boater 25 miles east of Miami Beach

Coast Guard finds missing boater 25 miles east of Miami Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo by Bianca Caro. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a missing boater approximately 25 miles east of Miami Beach, Saturday. Rescued was Eugene Russell, 50, who was located by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules airplane crew who vectored the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge crew to Russell’s location. The rescue crews arrived on scene...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 25 miles off North Miami Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 25 miles off North Miami Beach
The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater in a yellow open concept boat more than 25 miles off North Miami Beach, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Photo courtesy of the good Samaritan vessel Betty K VIII MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 50-year-old boater approximately 25 miles off North Miami Beach, Saturday. Missing is Eugene Russell, 50, who was reported overdue by his wife. She...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Viking Sky passenger off VA coast

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Viking Sky passenger off VA coast
USCG File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman from a cruise ship 180 miles off Norfolk, Virginia, Monday evening. Watchstanders in the 5th Coast Guard District Command Center in Portsmouth were notified at 12:30 p.m. that an 87-year-old female passenger had injured her hip aboard the 749-foot cruise ship Viking Sky and needed medical assistance 250 miles northeast of Norfolk. Command...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people from downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for two missing men whose helicopter went down off the coast of Molokai, Monday evening. Jeremy Dossetter, 27, and Oliver Kirsch, 25, remain missing. “Making the decision to suspend a search and rescue case is incredibly difficult and is done only when we have exhausted...

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — The search continued for two people aboard a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Wednesday. Missing are Jeremy Dossetter, 27-years-old and Oliver Kirsch, 25-years-old. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point. U.S....

Search continues for missing crew from downed helicopter off Molokai

Search continues for missing crew from downed helicopter off Molokai
Graphic of search patterns from various air, land and sea assets searching for two people from a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Oct. 17, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard graphic/Released) HONOLULU — The search continues for two people from a downed helicopter off the northwest side of Molokai, Monday. Responding are: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from...

Coast Guard, Navy respond to downed helicopter off Molokai

Coast Guard, Navy respond to downed helicopter off Molokai
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Navy crews responded to a report of a downed helicopter with two people aboard off the northwest side of Molokai, Monday evening. Responding were: HC-130 Hercules airplane and MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point. U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ahi (WPB 87364), homeported...