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 suspends search for missing mariner off Guam

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariner off Guam
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) arrives at the cutters new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Nov. 30, 2020. The Oliver Henry is the second of three scheduled Fast Response Cutters (FRC) to be stationed in Guam. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays/Released) SANTA RITA, Guam —​​ The Coast Guard has suspended the active search for a missing...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker off Saipan

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker off Saipan
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Navy, and the Saipan Department of Safety Boating Safety Division are responding to a report of a missing kayaker off Garapan, Friday. The kayaker is described as being a 60-year-old male and was last seen fishing at 2 p.m., Friday. Waterway users are requested to keep a sharp...

Coast Guard commissions 3 Fast Response Cutters in Guam

Coast Guard commissions 3 Fast Response Cutters in Guam
Three commanding officers of newly commissioned fast response cutters salute Adm. Karl Schultz, the commandant of the Coast Guard, during a rare triple-commissioning ceremony at Coast Guard Sector Guam July 29, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Travis Magee) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard’s three newest Fast Response Cutters were commissioned Thursday during a ceremony...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue mariners off Guam

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue mariners off Guam
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry file photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays SANTA RITA, Guam — On Tuesday, the Coast Guard suspended the active search for Xiao Wei Quin and Yun Liu Red, who remain missing. The search began last Wednesday, when their 14-foot black Kodiak skiff was reported overdue while traveling between Saipan and Guam. At 4:16 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, Sector Guam...

Coast Guard accepts Guam’s third fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts Guam’s third fast response cutter
The Coast Guard accepts delivery of its newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Frederick Hatch (WPC 1143), from Bollinger Shipyards in Key West, FL, Feb. 10, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Ensign Alexandra Hughes) SANTA RITA, Guam —The Coast Guard accepted delivery of its newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Frederick...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Northern Mariana Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen off Northern Mariana Islands
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) rescued two fishermen aboard a 21-foot fishing vessel 128-miles west of Tinian, Dec. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Navy) SANTA RITA, Guam — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) rescued two fishermen aboard a 21-foot fishing vessel 128-miles west off Tinian, Tuesday. The fishermen, missing since Thanksgiving...

Guam’s second Fast Response Cutter arrives in Apra Harbor

Guam’s second Fast Response Cutter arrives in Apra Harbor
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrives at the cutters new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam, Nov. 30, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays) SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry arrived at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam on Monday, following a 10,620 nautical mile journey from Florida. During the voyage to its new homeport...

Coast Guard accepts newest fast response cutter

Coast Guard accepts newest fast response cutter
The Coast Guard accepted delivery of the newest Sentinel-class fast response cutter (FRC), the Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry (WPC-1140), from Bollinger Shipyards, July 30th, 2020. The 154-foot cutter is named after Oliver T. Henry, Jr., an African American enlisted Coast Guardsman who served from 1940-1966 and was the first to break the color barrier of a then segregated service. (U.S. Coast Guard...