Coast Guard coordinates rescue of overdue fisherman

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of overdue fisherman
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter KimballSANTA RITA, Guam — U.S. Coast Guard Forces Micronesia/Sector Guam personnel successfully coordinated a search and rescue operation, in collaboration with multiple partners, to locate and rescue two overdue fishermen near Nukuoro Atoll in the Federated States of Micronesia on July 12 and 13. Thanks...

Coast Guard coordinates interagency medevac near Costa Rica

Coast Guard coordinates interagency medevac near Costa Rica
Pararescuemen from the 129th Rescue Wing, California Air National Guard, preparing to jump from an HC-130J Combat King II aircraft Saturday night to reach a 26 year old fisherman who sustained a serous head injury over 750 miles off the coast of Costa Rica.(U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Duane Ramos) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard coordinated efforts to medevac an injured mariner...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue four 1,105 miles from Bermuda

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue four 1,105 miles from Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard one sailing vessel and two commercial vessels rescued two adults and two young children from their sailboat, Le Chercheur, approximately 1,105 miles north-east of Bermuda, Tuesday. The Coast Guard 5th District Command Center received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) and a relay call for assistance from the French-flagged...

Coast Guard, cruise ship rescue boaters 386 miles off Alabama

Coast Guard, cruise ship rescue boaters 386 miles off Alabama
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and the cruise ship Carnival Valor rescued three boaters aboard a vessel taking on water 386 miles offshore Alabama, Sunday. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert at 7:22 a.m. from the 44-foot recreational vessel Snail Mail. Watchstanders contacted the owner of the Snail Mail who stated they were...

Coast Guard, AMVER boats rescue crew of sinking vessel

Coast Guard, AMVER boats rescue crew of sinking vessel
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard two commercial fishing vessels located and rescued the crew of the 52-foot commercial fishing vessel Sea Smile 545-miles southwest of Hawaii, Friday. The six crewmembers are reportedly in good condition and are making their way...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of mariners 1,400 miles east of Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of mariners 1,400 miles east of Bermuda
PORTSMOUTH, V.A.— Coast Guard personnel at Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center coordinated the rescue response of two mariners approximately 1,400 miles east of Bermuda, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Fifth District command center received an alert from an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) from the French sailing vessel Malosa plotting approximately 1,400 miles...

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing mariners near Chuuk State

Coast Guard, partners rescue missing mariners near Chuuk State
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard and partner agencies have rescued five adults and one child aboard a missing vessel near Etal Atoll in Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia, Tuesday. At 6:00 a.m., Saturday, Coast Guard Forces Micronesia | Sector Guam watchstanders received a report...

Coast Guard, AMVER vessel medevac 2 Germans off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, AMVER vessel medevac 2 Germans off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a German couple, Monday, from the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System 967-foot Malta-flagged tanker ship, BW Lilac, approximately 110 miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The Jayhawk aircrew transported the man and woman, reportedly...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 7 people west of Monterey

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 7 people west of Monterey
Coast Guard C-27 Spartan aircraft file photo ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of seven people after their 85-foot commercial fishing boat caught fire Wednesday morning, approximately 350 miles west of Monterey. Eleventh Coast Guard District command center watchstanders received multiple emergency position-indicating radio beacon and personal location beacon alerts belonging...