Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended at 10 p.m. Sunday the four-day search for additional survivors of a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals. Rescue crews also recovered 11 people deceased, whose nationalities...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and partner agency air and surface assets continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized vessel in the Mona Passage, approximately 10 nautical miles north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals, of which eight remain hospitalized....

International Ice Patrol – Remembering the Titanic 110 years later

International Ice Patrol - Remembering the Titanic 110 years later
Petty Officer 2nd Class John Tchorz, an aviation maintenance technician stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, lays a wreath at the site of the Titanic resting place, April 21, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kimberly Reaves) by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kim Reaves Water stretches as far as the eye can see, and the air is chilled. The ocean’s surface is studded...

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 medevacs Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll

Coast Guard medevacs Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducts a medevac for a 66-year-old Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll, March 25, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew West) HONOLULU — An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew conducted a medevac for a 66-year-old Ukrainian mariner from Palmyra Atoll, Thursday. The mariner was suffering...

Coast Guard Tampa Bay units assist 10 people in 3 days

Coast Guard Tampa Bay units assist 10 people in 3 days
A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew tows a 21-foot disabled vessel with four people 57 miles offshore to the Coquina Beach boat ramp in Bradenton, Florida March 19, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Coast Guard Tampa Bay rescue crews responded to multiple search and rescue cases in the region Friday through Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard interdicts Haitian sail freighter

Coast Guard interdicts Haitian sail freighter
Coast Guard Cutter Confidence file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutters Confidence and Harriet Lane crews interdicted a Haitian sail vessel with 179 people aboard, Sunday, approximately 30 miles off Andros Island, Bahamas. The people are scheduled to be transferred to the Royal Bahamian Defense Force crews Tuesday. An Air Station Clearwater C-130 airplane crew spotted the overloaded vessel at approximately...

Coast Guard calls off search for British rower in the Atlantic Ocean

Coast Guard calls off search for British rower in the Atlantic Ocean
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard called off its search of a British rower Monday morning, after confirming the accidental activation of the rower’s Emergency Positioning Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB), approximately 360 nautical miles east northeast of Puerto Rico. Not in distress is Jack Jarvis, 28, from Hampshire, United Kingdom, who...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 57 miles from Apalachicola

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel 57 miles from Apalachicola
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two men, Saturday, from a 42-foot sailing vessel beset by weather 57 miles of Apalachicola. Rescued were: Richard Moore, 72, and John Ulrich, 77. An Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene, hoisted the two mariners, and safely transferred them to Air Station Clearwater...