Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Island near Honokaa, Thursday. “The man was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt with camouflage pants and a black backpack. He was with a friend harvesting Opihi,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Alvin Seguin, a Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Aida Perla passenger just off Ponce, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Aida Perla passenger just off Ponce, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter transfers a passenger who experienced a possible heart attack and was medevaced from the the Aida Perla cruise ship off the southern coast of Ponce, Puerto Rico Nov. 13, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 74-year-old German citizen passenger from the cruise ship Aida Perla Wednesday, approximately 50 nautical...

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard assists 2 mariners near Galveston, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners after their vessel ran aground on Mud Island near Galveston, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders were notified of a disabled barge with two mariners aboard requesting assistance due to exposure to inclement weather. Watchstanders issued a marine...

Coast Guard assists mariner aboard homemade vessel after 5-month journey across Pacific Ocean

Coast Guard assists mariner aboard homemade vessel after 5-month journey across Pacific Ocean
A boatcrew from the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Ward boards the homemade vessel of a 78-year-old mariner in distress off the coast of California, Nov. 14, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN PEDRO, Calif. — The Coast Guard assisted a 78-year-old man aboard a homemade sailing vessel, Thursday, after he ran out of supplies during a five-month journey across the Pacific Ocean. On October 29, the brother...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Oregon man

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Oregon man
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo BROOKINGS, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 59-year-old-man after more than 22 hours of combined searches in the vicinity of Brookings. Missing is Dan VanCleave. Coast Guard Sector North Bend coordinated 14 combined searches, which were conducted by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend, an...

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near Empire, Louisiana

Coast Guard ends search for person in water near Empire, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water near Empire, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard crews searched over 1,761 square-nautical miles for over 31 hours but were unable to locate the missing man. “Suspending a search is never easy and our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the missing person during this difficult time,” said Lt....

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday evening for a man who reportedly entered the water with two other people on Wednesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center received the initial report at approximately 4 a.m. that motor vessel Stena Progress had diverted from its course to respond to a MAYDAY broadcast...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Wednesday. Rescued was Adnan J. Diaz, 31. Missing are Luis Rivas Engrova, 38, and Ylianet Ibañez, 26. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia
Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing mariner who entered the water with two other people 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center received a report at 4:00 a.m. that motor vessel Stena Progress had diverted from its course...