Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two boaters from a disabled 34-foot sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island, Louisiana, May 22, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday from a disabled sailing vessel 43 miles off North Island, Louisiana. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston command...

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...

Rescue of 17 in 2 days highlights importance of preparation

Rescue of 17 in 2 days highlights importance of preparation
ALAMEDA, Calif. – Over the course of two days – from Wednesday to Thursday – Coast Guard crews, partner agencies and volunteers responding to three maritime emergencies rescued a total of 17 boaters in dire straits off the Alaska, California and Micronesia coasts. All three cases highlight the importance of mariners properly equipping and training for survival at sea, as well as the value of...

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 man 155 miles off Turks and Caicos

Coast Guard rescues man 155 miles off Turks and Caicos
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lisa Ferdinando MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued a man Thursday after his vessel became disabled approximately 155 miles northeast of Turks and Caicos. District Seven watchstanders received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert...

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, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircrew deploys a SAR kit with food, water and handheld radios to a 23-foot skiff. U.S. Coast Guard photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued five mariners in the vicinity of Houk Island, Chuuk, Friday. The crew of the merchant vessel Hoegh Brasilia rescued the mariners, missing since Tuesday,...

Coast Guard, partners suspend search for missing mariner off Guam

Coast Guard, partners suspend search for missing mariner off Guam
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball and a Navy P-8 Poseidon aircrew search for a missing mariner off Guam, February 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for the missing mariner from the fishing vessel Miyamaru No. 18, Thursday. The mariner, a Indonesia native, remains missing. “Working with...