Coast Guard and Navy rescue crews assist on three back-to-back search and rescue cases in the Pacific

U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman James R. Evans Apra Harbor, GUAM — U.S. Coast Guard Sector Guam, Guam Fire Rescue, and Navy aircraft crews hoisted two mariners from their vessel taking on water, hoisted nine hikers and their dog from Sigua Falls, and found an overdue vessel and towed it to Merizo Pier Sunday during three unrelated cases. Coast Guard Sector Guam Command Center...

Missing canoeist found alive after extensive search

USCG file PhotoSANTA RITA, Guam – A missing canoeist was found alive and in good condition after a four-day multi-agency search, approximately 350 miles southwest of Guam, Thursday. The mariner was found on Federaci Island in the Ulithi Atoll by fishermen from Yap State in the Federated States of Micronesia. He was transferred to the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Washington and is scheduled to...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing Guam fishermen

USCG file Photo GUAM — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two fishermen reported missing near First Beach, Ipan, Talofofo, Guam Tuesday. The Coast Guard notified the family members and officially suspended its active searches for Joseph Castro, 25, and Evan Paulino, 26 at 6 p.m. pending any further developments. Coast Guard Rescue Coordination Center Guam watchstanders coordinated...

Coast Guard and local responders searching for 2 missing Guam fishermen

USCG file PhotoGUAM – Coast Guard, Guam Police Department, and Guam Fire Department crews are searching for two missing fishermen in the vicinity of First Beach, Ipan, Talofofo, Guam Sunday. Rescue crews from the Coast Guard Cutter Washington, Guam Fire Rescue 2, Guam Fire Rescue 3, Guam Police Department, and Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 are searching for Joseph Castro, 26, and Evan...

Coast Guard and Navy coordinate to rescue diver

An MH-60 Helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25HONOLULU – Search and rescue coordinators from Coast Guard Sector Guam partnered with crewmembers from the Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron-25 to save a missing diver off the eastern coast of Rota, near Alaguan Bay, Guam, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Guam received a call Thursday from the Saipan Emergency Management Office concerning a...

Coast Guard in Guam suspends search for missing swimmer in Saipan, coordinates rescue of 2 hikers

GUAM – Coast Guard Sector Guam suspended their search and rescue operation Saturday in Saipan for a swimmer who was reported missing at noon, Friday offshore off the Aqua Resort. Upon notification of the missing swimmer on Friday, Sector Guam’s search and rescue coordinators requested assistance from the Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25, Saipan’s Department of Public Safety-Boating Safety...

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from beach in Saipan

HAGATNA, Guam — The Coast Guard suspended their search Friday evening for an individual who was swept off-shore Wednesday afternoon near Tank Beach, Saipan. Search and rescue coordinators at Coast Guard Sector Guam received a distress call at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday informing them of a 24 year-old male who was swept off shore by a wave. Search and rescue coordinators contacted Navy Helicopter Sea Combat...