Coast Guard and U.S. Navy team up to assist distressed swimmer in Guam

Coast Guard and U.S. Navy team up to assist distressed swimmer in Guam
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Guam Fire Department and U.S> Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five rescued a distressed swimmer offshore from Pagat Caves, Guam, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam offered assistance after hearing communications between Guam Fire Rescue and dispatch regarding a distressed swimmer near Pagat Caves. The Coast Guard Cutter Assateague, a 110-foot patrol...

Multi-agency search underway for two missing tourists near Saipan

Multi-agency search underway for two missing tourists near Saipan
SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Saipan Department of Public Safety, Air Force 69 Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and Naval Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two-Five are searching for two Japanese nationals off the northwestern edge of Saipan, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a report from the Saipan Department of Public Safety regarding...

U.S., New Zealand conduct international engagement near Guam

U.S., New Zealand conduct international engagement near Guam
APRA HARBOR, Guam — Coast Guardsmen and sailors from the U.S. Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron – 25 (HSC-25), joined with members of the Royal New Zealand Navy in an international exchange off the coast of Guam Thursday. Prior to its scheduled port call in Guam, the frigate HMNZS Te Mana rendezvoused with the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Assateague, and an SH-60 helicopter from HSC-25 in...

U.S. Coast Guard, Navy Rescue Vessel in Distress Off Coast of Guam

U.S. Coast Guard, Navy Rescue Vessel in Distress Off Coast of Guam
Guam – Coast Guard and Navy search and rescue crews partnered to effectively search the waters off of Guam for a 25-foot fishing vessel with two persons on-board which departed Merizo early Tuesday morning and failed to return that afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Guam watchstanders received a call from the Guam Fire Department 911 dispatch center at 9:03 pm Tuesday night. The Coast Guard immediately...

Coast Guard and Navy Rescue Guam Fisherman

Coast Guard and Navy Rescue Guam Fisherman
Guam – Coast Guard and Navy search and rescue crews partnered to provide assistance to a local fisherman whose vessel began taking on water and quickly capsized 13 nautical miles off the coast of Guam, in the vicinity of Galvez Banks, south of Merizo. On 10:21 am, Sunday 03 Mar, 2013, the fisherman made a radio call indicating that he was sinking; however this transmission was not made on a...

Missing Guam fisherman found, airlifted to hospital

APRA HARBOR, Guam – A fisherman missing 16 miles northwest of Ritidian Point, Guam is safe ashore after a search coordinated by the Coast Guard led a Navy aircrew to find the missing man Monday. Yi Hong Ji, was on his jet ski when he contacted 911 by cell phone to report he was experiencing engine problems and was not going to be able to make it back to shore. Ji had departed approximately 6 a.m....

Coast Guard and Navy rescue crews assist on three back-to-back search and rescue cases in the Pacific

U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman James R. Evans Apra Harbor, GUAM — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam, Guam Fire Rescue, and Navy aircraft crews hoisted two mariners from their vessel taking on water, hoisted nine hikers and their dog from Sigua Falls, and found an overdue vessel and towed it to Merizo Pier Sunday during three unrelated cases. Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center...

Coast Guard and Navy coordinate to rescue diver

An MH-60 Helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25HONOLULU – Search and rescue coordinators from Coast Guard Sector Guam partnered with crewmembers from the Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron-25 to save a missing diver off the eastern coast of Rota, near Alaguan Bay, Guam, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Guam received a call Thursday from the Saipan Emergency Management Office concerning a...