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...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crewmember
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans suspended their search for a missing tanker crewmember who went overboard 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard aircrews aboard HC-130 Hercules aircraft flew 22 sorties for a period of 45 combined hours over a search area...

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City C=130 Hercules aircraft file photo. CAPE HATTERAS, N.J. – The Coast Guard is searching for a crewmember of a tanker ship approximately 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a report from watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s First District Command Center that a man...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of two British mariners 598 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of two British mariners 598 miles off Bermuda
A small boatcrew from the tanker vessel Magellan Spirit rescues two people off of a disabled and adrift 39-foot sailing vessel 580 miles off the coast of Bermuda, May 1, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard video courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel coordinated the rescue of two British mariners 598 miles off the coast of Bermuda using the Automated Mutual-Assistance...

Coast Guard suspends search after radio beacon alert, debris found off NC coast

Coast Guard suspends search after radio beacon alert, debris found off NC coast
Search patterns for a Search and rescues case approximately 126 miles off the Coast of Wilmington, North Carolina, Feb. 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald Hodges) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search on Thursday after an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon alert lead responders to debris approximately 126 miles southeast off...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and regional partners are searching for a 47-year-old mariner missing from the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Rising Wind, 174 miles northwest of Chuuk. “In cases such as this one, we often rely on our partners in the region to coordinate...

Coast Guard searching after radio beacon alert and debris found off Wilmington

Coast Guard searching after radio beacon alert and debris found off Wilmington
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing vessel after being alerted by an unregistered emergency position indicating radio beacon and finding a debris field approximately 126 miles southeast of Wilmington, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard District Five command center in Portsmouth,...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue crew of dismasted sailing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue crew of dismasted sailing vessel
A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules observes the crew of the commercial vessel Kalamazoo as they rescue the crew of the dismasted 42-foot sailing vessel Coco Haz III about 656 miles off Hawaii Dec. 29, 2019. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard two commercial vessels located and rescued the crew of the 42-foot white dismasted sailing vessel Coco Haz III 656 miles west southwest of...

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...