Coast Guard suspends search for mariner 300-miles east of Hawaii

Coast Guard suspends search for mariner 300-miles east of Hawaii
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak and Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West HONOLULU — Coast Guard watchstanders have suspended the search for the missing mariner, Phouc Nguyen, 300-miles east of Hawaii. Crews searched approximately 77 hours covering 8,821 square nautical miles, an area roughly the size of New Hampshire. At 6:30 a.m., Wednesday,...

Coast Guard repatriates 30 of 31 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 30 of 31 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered cutter boat on scene with an illegal migrant voyage interdicted Sept. 7, 2020 with 12 people onboard near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 30 of 31 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Friday, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant...

Coast Guard provides safe transport of Monk Seal pup to Midway Island Refuge

Coast Guard provides safe transport of Monk Seal pup to Midway Island Refuge
Two crew members of a U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft safely secure a Hawaiian Monk Seal for transport.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by CDR James Morrow) HONOLULU— Personnel from the Coast Guard 14th District, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and The Marine Mammal Center partnered to transport four Hawaiian Monk Seals from Ke Kai Ola, The Marine Mammal Center’s...

Coast Guard medevacs man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos

Coast Guard medevacs man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew based in Great Inagua, Bahamas, walks a man to an Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, August 4, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old man from the tug ship, Patriarch, Tuesday, approximately 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) responders rescued three stranded mariners from the island of Pikelot, Yap, Aug. 3, 2020. The stranded mariners were located by an Air Force 506th Air Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker crew from Andersen Air Force Base that found the mariners after seeing their S.O.S signal on...

Coast Guard ends search for possible survivors of a reported sunken migrant boat

Coast Guard ends search for possible survivors of a reported sunken migrant boat
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended a four-day search Saturday night for survivors of a reported sunken migrant boat in the Mona Passage. Twelve migrants reportedly remain missing after search efforts revealed no signs of persons in the water nor of a debris field indicative of capsized or sunken...

Coast Guard rescues one, continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard rescues one, continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard surface and air rescue crews continued searching Thursday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant vessel that reportedly sank Monday in waters near Mona Island, Puerto Rico. So far, one man, who claimed to be a Dominican Republic national, has been rescued, while 12 others...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing tanker ship crewmember
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil CAPE HATTERAS, N.C. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans suspended their search for a missing tanker crewmember who went overboard 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard aircrews aboard HC-130 Hercules aircraft flew 22 sorties for a period of 45 combined hours over a search area...

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras

Coast Guard searching for missing ship crewmember off Cape Hatteras
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City C=130 Hercules aircraft file photo. CAPE HATTERAS, N.J. – The Coast Guard is searching for a crewmember of a tanker ship approximately 400 miles east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center received a report from watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s First District Command Center that a man...