Coast Guard, Navy rescue 5 stranded hunters off Goat Island

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 5 stranded hunters off Goat Island
US NAvy MH-60S File photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary DiPadova APRA HARBOR, GUAM –  Five Tinian hunters are home safe after being rescued in a joint effort by the Coast Guard and Navy, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center received notification from The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Homeland Security, 9 a.m. local Guam time, requesting assistance in...

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...

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...

Mayday, distress beacon prompt rescue of three fishermen off Saipan

USCG Cutter Assateague - File Photo GUAM – Three crewmembers aboard a 42-foot U.S.-flagged fishing boat are safe after Coast Guard Sector Guam received a distress signal from the vessel, prompting a search and rescue Tuesday.   Coast Guard watchstanders were notified by Saipan Emergency Management Office on Wednesday of a mayday call received at about 8 a.m. Shortly after being notified, an...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing Guam fishermen

USCG file Photo GUAM — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two fishermen reported missing near First Beach, Ipan, Talofofo, Guam Tuesday. The Coast Guard notified the family members and officially suspended its active searches for Joseph Castro, 25, and Evan Paulino, 26 at 6 p.m. pending any further developments. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center Guam watchstanders coordinated...

Coast Guard and local responders searching for 2 missing Guam fishermen

USCG file PhotoGUAM – Coast Guard, Guam Police Department, and Guam Fire Department crews are searching for two missing fishermen in the vicinity of First Beach, Ipan, Talofofo, Guam Sunday. Rescue crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Washington, Guam Fire Rescue 2, Guam Fire Rescue 3, Guam Police Department, and Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 are searching for Joseph Castro, 26, and Evan...

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...

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from beach in Saipan

HAGATNA, Guam — The Coast Guard suspended their search Friday evening for an individual who was swept off-shore Wednesday afternoon near Tank Beach, Saipan. Search and rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a distress call at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday informing them of a 24 year-old male who was swept off shore by a wave. Search and rescue coordinators contacted Navy Helicopter Sea Combat...

Coast Guard Planning Rescue of Two From Ship 750 Miles North of Saipan

HAGATNA, Guam– From a 24-hour command center here in Apra Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard is coordinating the medevac of two male crew members from a an ocean-going bulk carrier 750 nautical miles north of Saipan. The two container ship crew members are in critical condition after an accident aboard the vessel Sept. 26. A U.S. Air Force long-range aircraft from Kadena Air Force Base in Japan is...