Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan

Coast Guard, Navy, DPS searching for fisherman off Saipan
USCG File Photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is currently searching for a 50-year-old Filipino man who was reported overdue Wednesday from a fishing trip off the eastern coast of Saipan. Missing is Lito Aguilar. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received a report from a concerned neighbor at 6:56 p.m. Wednesday. The neighbor stated that Aguilar usually departs from Sugar Dock,...

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac from remote Pacific atoll

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac  from remote Pacific atoll
HONOLULU — A 74-year-old man arrived in stable condition to Honolulu, Tuesday, after being medically evacuated 1,061 miles from Palmyra Atoll by the Coast Guard. James Hickman of San Antonio, Texas was safely transported aboard an HC-130 Hercules fixed wing airplane from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on a 3 hour flight to the air station where local emergency services personnel were waiting...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at 7:31 p.m. for a 23-year-old man who fell off the Carnival Victory cruise ship 33 miles northwest of Pinar Del Rio, Cuba. Missing is Brandon Paul, 23, Floral City, Florida resident, who reportedly went overboard at approximately 3 a.m. Wednesday from the eighth deck of the cruise ship. The cruise ship launched a search boat and contacted watch...

Coast Guard rescues boater who was adrift over 13 hours west of Clearwater Beach

Coast Guard rescues boater who was adrift over 13 hours west of Clearwater Beach
Coast Guard crew members from Station Sand Key, Florida conclude a tow Monday, March 6, 2017 at the Clearwater Marina, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a boater Monday 18 miles west of Clearwater Beach after his sailboat’s engine and rudder failed, rendering the boat disabled and adrift since Sunday evening. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command...

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel near St. George, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for fishing vessel near St. George, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the crew of the fishing vessel Destination northwest of St. George, Alaska. Watchstanders from Coast Guard 17th District received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert from F/V Destination early Saturday morning and deployed the Kodiak aircrews to commence the search. The aircrews located a debris field in the general...

Coast Guard continues search for fishing vessel near St. George, Alaska

Coast Guard continues search for fishing vessel near St. George, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews continued to search for the crew of F/V Destination through the night northwest of St. George, Alaska.  The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau, a 378-foot high endurance cutter homeported in Honolulu, Hawaii, is en route from Dutch Harbor to assist with the search. An Air...

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel near St. George, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for fishing vessel near St. George, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crew and two MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews are responding to an electronic position indicating radio beacon alert from fishing vessel Destination approximately two miles northwest of St. George, Alaska, Saturday. Coast Guard 17th District watchstanders in Juneau received the alert this morning and launched the aircraft...

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department searching for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai

Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department searching for person in water near Anini Beach, Kauai
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Kauai Fire Department are searching for a reported person in the water near Anini Beach, Kauai, Tuesday. Missing is a 21-year-old woman last seen wearing a pink top and white bottoms. She is reportedly visiting from Baltimore. Anyone with information that may help locate the missing swimmer is asked to contact the Coast Guard Sector Honolulu Command Center at 808-842-2600. An...

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department searching for person in water offshore Maui

Coast Guard, Maui Fire Department searching for person in water offshore Maui
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Maui Fire Department are searching for a man swept out to sea near Kahului, Maui, Tuesday. Missing is a 34-year-old Caucasian man last seen wearing dark shorts, no shirt with a shaved head. Currently searching are an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and HC-130 Hercules airplane crew, both from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point, the crew of Coast Guard Cutter Ahi...