Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC

Coast Guard rescues 2 aboard sailboat south of Cape Hatteras, NC
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Rollin Fritch comes alongside the 43-foot sailboat Tuesday, April 26, 2017. HATTERAS, N.C. – The U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people aboard a sailboat 13 miles south of Cape Hatteras. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington received notification that the 43-foot sailboat Nanette had a fouled propeller due to heavy weather conditions and was requesting...

Emergency beacon in North Pacific prompting international response

USCG File Photo HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is responding to an emergency distress beacon activated aboard a Taipei fishing vessel in the North Pacific Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Joint Rescue Coordination Center Honolulu received a signal from a 406 Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon at 4 a.m. Friday registered to the Ming Horng Yu 123, an 85-foot Taiwanese flagged fishing vessel. The...