Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau welcomes new commanding officer in Honolulu

Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau welcomes new commanding officer in Honolulu
Capt. Edward St. Pierre (left) relieves Capt. William Lane as commanding officer of USCGC Morgenthau  during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, July 29, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa E. McKenzie/Released) HONOLULU — Capt. Edward St. Pierre relieved Capt. William Lane as the commanding officer of USCGC Morgenthau (WHEC-722) during a change...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire off Honolulu

Coast Guard responds to boat fire off Honolulu
A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew tows the sailboat Ka Imi Ka to Pier 38 in Honolulu after the vessel suffered a fire Aug. 27, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Quichocho) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard responded to a report of a sailboat on fire off Honolulu, Thursday. A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Honolulu towed...

Coast Guard hosts foreign defense attachés at Base Honolulu

Coast Guard hosts foreign defense attachés at Base Honolulu
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard hosted foreign defense attachés representing 34 nations in Honolulu, Tuesday. The defense attachés visited the 378-foot Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau and Coast Guard Base Honolulu as part of an Operations Orientation Program to highlight military programs of all services, introduce them to the U.S. military, homeland security, defense missions, facilities, systems and...

United States and China Coast Guards interdict vessel for illegally fishing on the high seas

JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau transferred custody of the fishing vessel Yin Yuan, a 191-foot fishing vessel seized 625 miles east of Tokyo, Japan in the North Pacific Ocean, for large-scale high seas drift net fishing, to the China coast guard vessel 2102 on Tuesday in the East China Sea. A Canadian CP-140 maritime patrol aircraft with a Canada Department of Fisheries...

Coast Guard investigating sewage spill from the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau

Coast Guard investigating sewage spill from the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau
HONOLULU – The Coast Guard is investigating a sewage discharge from the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau at Coast Guard Base Sand Island, Tuesday. At approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday a crewmember aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau reported the smell of sewage to the Engineer of the Watch. The Engineer of the Watch went to the side of the ship and observed brown water flowing overboard through the...

Coast Guard deploys assets to Cold Bay, Alaska, for opilio crab fishing season

Coast Guard deploys assets to Cold Bay, Alaska, for opilio crab fishing season
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and support personnel are scheduled to deploy to their forward operating location in Cold Bay, to safeguard mariners in Southwest Alaska, Saturday. With an increased number of vessels operating in the region during the winter and spring seasons for the opilio crab fishery, the deployed Coast Guard aircrews will be able...

Coast Guard conducts Thanksgiving medevac from cargo vessel near Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard conducts Thanksgiving medevac from cargo vessel near Dutch Harbor, Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, deployed to the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau, medevaced an injured crewmember from the 738-foot container vessel Kerveros approximately 86 miles from Dutch Harbor Thursday. The Dolphin crew rendezvoused with the Kerveros and safely hoisted the 43-year-old Filipino man aboard the helicopter and transported him to awaiting...

From the Bridge Wing 9-10-2013

From the Bridge Wing 9-10-2013
This Day in Coast Guard History: 1889 – From September 10th through 12th the lifesaving crews at Lewes, Henlopen and Rehobeth Beach stations assisted 22 vessels and saved 39 persons by surfboat and 155 by breeches buoy without the loss of a single life. 1981 – Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau, in “Charlie” status in San Francisco while preparing for a yard period, responded...

Three rescued after boat capsizes near Kaena Point

Three rescued after boat capsizes near Kaena Point
HONOLULU — Three men were rescued from their 28-foot capsized vessel approximately six and a half miles southwest of Kaena Point, Oahu, Sunday. Rescued were Jason Barlow, 34-years-old, Todd Larsen, 42-years-old, Stephen Humphreys, 28-years-old. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Honolulu received a distress call at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, from the girlfriend of the the master of a 28-foot recreational...