Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol

Fijian shiprider joins Coast Guard aircrew on patrol
Fijian navy Sub-Lt. Opeti Enesi, a navigation officer, and an Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew fly over the Fijian islands, Dec. 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) SUVA, Fiji — A Fijian navy shiprider flew with a Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew on patrol over the Fijian Islands, Saturday. “What we were tasked...

Coast Guard Cutter Munro visits Suva, Fiji

Coast Guard Cutter Munro visits Suva, Fiji
Petty Officer 3rd Class Lawrence Thomas, an engineer aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) shows Fijian navy cadets the engine of the Munro’s 35-foot Long Range Interceptor small boat off Suva, Fiji, Dec. 7, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Matthew West) SUVA, Fiji — Representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and the Fijian navy spoke at a press conference,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 75-year-old fisherman near Avon, NC
25-Foot Response Boat-Small. US Coast Guard Files Photo. WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man near Avon, Wednesday evening. Missing 75-year-old fisherman Anthony Neri departed the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center aboard a 21-foot white Carolina Skiff at 10 a.m. Monday and did not return by sunset as scheduled, according to his wife. Boat crews from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac near St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard conducts long-range medevac near St. Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a man from a commercial fishing vessel approximately 100 miles north of St. Paul, Alaska, Sunday. The crew hoisted and transported a 63-year-old crew member from the 147-foot Blue Attu to awaiting Guardian emergency flight services personnel...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman off Maui
Coast Guard Cutter Kittiwake file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman 80 miles north of Hana, Maui, late Tuesday. “We extend our condolences to the friends and loved ones affected by this tragedy,” said Petty Officer 1st Class William Cusic, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Our crews worked diligently, but unfortunately there has been no...

Coast Guard suspends 11-day search for missing 82-year-old man along East Coast

Coast Guard suspends 11-day search for missing 82-year-old man along East Coast
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for an 82-year-old man who went missing while transiting from Maryland to Florida. On Oct. 24, a family member notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads that she had lost contact with Hugh Blankenship during his voyage. He was last seen on Oct. 23 departing Rudee...

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui

Coast Guard, Navy searching for fisherman off Maui
MH-60 Seahawk helicopter File Photo (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Cody M. Deccio) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard with assistance from the Navy is searching for a fisherman overboard from a vessel 80 miles north of Hana, Sunday. “We are currently searching for a crewmember of the fishing vessel Kawaiola who reportedly fell overboard 80 miles off Maui,” said Petty Officer 1st Class Tyler Peterson, a Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston
A Coast Guard rescue helicopter takes off from the deck of the Cutter Hamilton to search for a downed civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, 110 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton) CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a downed civilian aircraft approximately 110 miles east of Charleston. Coast Guard 7th...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft 110 miles east of Charleston
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard is responding to a downed aircraft Thursday approximately 110 miles east of Charleston. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center (AFRCC) notified Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders of a civilian aircraft emergency at 11:33 a.m. The Jacksonville Air Route Traffic Control Center received...