Seven fishermen safe after being rescued in South Pacific

Seven fishermen safe after being rescued in South Pacific
File photo of an HC-130 from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — Seven fishermen are safe, Wednesday, after their Japanese-flagged 50-foot fishing boat, the Gyotoku Maru No. 1, reportedly capsized 218 miles southwest of Palau. The fishermen were rescued and transferred safely by another fishing vessel to General Santos, Philippines. “We’re incredibly relieved these men are safe and...

Multinational search underway for missing fishermen southwest of Palau

Multinational search underway for missing fishermen southwest of Palau
HONOLULU — U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Defense, Japanese coast guard and AMVER partners are searching for seven fishermen Tuesday, after their Japanese-flagged 50-foot fishing boat, the Gyotoku Maru No. 1, reportedly capsized 218 miles southwest of Palau. Assisting with the search are: Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker fixed wing airplane aircrew from Anderson Air Force Base in Yiga, Guam Pacific...