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...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat fire 150 miles south of Costa Rica

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat fire 150 miles south of Costa Rica
Coast Guard Cutter Northland crews rescued three people after their boat caught fire approximately 150 miles south of Golfito, Costa Rica, August 18, 2021.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Wednesday morning after their boat caught fire approximately 150 miles south of Golfito, Costa Rica. Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) Costa Rica contacted...

Coast Guard, Navy combine efforts to medevac ill mariner to Bermuda

Coast Guard, Navy combine efforts to medevac ill mariner to Bermuda
A MH-60T helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City lands on the deck of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), March 20, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John D. Bellino) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard, Navy and good Samaritan vessels combined efforts to medevac a tanker ship crewmember to Bermuda on Friday. Rescue...

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball joins search for missing mariner off Guam

Coast Guard Cutter Kimball joins search for missing mariner off Guam
Coast Guard Cutter Kimball file photo by Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir HONOLULU — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball (WMSL 756) has joined the search for a missing mariner from the fishing vessel Miyamaru No. 18, 722 miles southwest of Guam. The mariner was last seen Sunday when he was witnessed attempting to swim between fishing vessels. Since then a search consisting of good Samaritans...

Coast Guard searching for missing man 1,200 miles northeast of Bermuda

Coast Guard searching for missing man 1,200 miles northeast of Bermuda
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. Portsmouth, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who entered the water after he reportedly fell from the 541-foot refrigerated cargo ship, Baltic Klipper, approximately 1,200 miles northeast of Bermuda, Saturday morning. Watchstanders from the Coast Guard Fifth District Command Center received a call from Portugal...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from disabled sailboat

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 2 from disabled sailboat
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of two people from a sailboat disabled by weather approximately 345 miles east of Hatteras Inlet, N.C., Saturday afternoon. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District Command Center received notification from the International Emergency Rescue Coordination...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 18 near Galapagos Islands

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of 18 near Galapagos Islands
The Ecuadorian fishing vessel Romeo crew poses for a picture after being rescued by the vessel Hai Soon 26 crew after the Romeo sank approximately 350 miles north of the Galapagos Islands, December 4, 2020.  (U. S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Coast Guard coordinated the rescue of 18 Ecuadorians after their 72-foot commercial fishing vessel sank Friday approximately 350 miles...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va— The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three boaters from their sailing vessel approximately 140 miles North East of Bermuda, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District Command Center received notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center that a personal locator beacon...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) responders rescued three stranded mariners from the island of Pikelot, Yap, Aug. 3, 2020. The stranded mariners were located by an Air Force 506th Air Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker crew from Andersen Air Force Base that found the mariners after seeing their S.O.S signal on...