Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Guanica, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters three nautical miles south of Guanica, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Marcos Mattei Garcia, a 45 year-old man and resident of Guanica, who reportedly was last seen fishing at 3 p.m. Sunday, aboard a 22-foot center console Robalo fishing boat,...

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner off Federated States of Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Air Force, and regional partners are searching for a 47-year-old mariner missing from the Panamanian-flagged merchant vessel Rising Wind, 174 miles northwest of Chuuk. “In cases such as this one, we often rely on our partners in the region to coordinate...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing swimmer off Waimea Bay

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing swimmer off Waimea Bay
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and local agencies are searching for a missing swimmer swept out to sea off Waimea Bay. “We are currently looking for Hannah Wänerskog, a 20-year-old Swedish National,” said Sam Gardner, Search and Rescue planner, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu. “We request all waterway users in the area to keep a sharp lookout for signs of distress...

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground off Hilo, Hawaii

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground off Hilo, Hawaii
The Coast Guard responds to a 63-foot motor vessel, Midway Island, grounded off Ale Ale’a Point, Hilo, February 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners are responding to a 63-foot motor-sailing vessel grounded near Ale Ale’a Point, Hilo Bay. At 5:33 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from Hilo Fire Department of...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship mariner from Christmas Island to Hawaii

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship mariner from Christmas Island to Hawaii
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle HONOLULU — The Coast Guard successfully medevaced a 46-year-old mariner from Christmas Island to Hawaii, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew transported the crew member to Oahu, where he was brought by ambulance to Queen’s Medical Center. While...

Coast Guard, partners rescue adrift mariner off Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue adrift mariner off Micronesia
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia Police rescued an adrift mariner off the Lukunor Atoll in the Mortlock Islands of Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, Friday. “Our good working relationship with our partners in the region was vital...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Cape Fear

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship off Cape Fear
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo CAPE FEAR, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a cruise ship approximately 160 miles southeast of Cape Fear, North Carolina, Friday night. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s Fifth District command center were contacted by the captain of the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss, who requested a medevac for an 85-year-old...

Coast Guard, Navy medevac passenger from cruise ship off Hawaii

Coast Guard, Navy medevac passenger from cruise ship off Hawaii
File photo of an MH-60R Sea Hawk assigned to the Easyriders of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Morgan K. Nall) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Navy medevaced a 69-year-old passenger from the cruise ship Grand Princess 210 miles northwest of Hilo, Wednesday. A Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter crew from the Kaneohe Bay-based Helicopter...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue crew of dismasted sailing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue crew of dismasted sailing vessel
A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules observes the crew of the commercial vessel Kalamazoo as they rescue the crew of the dismasted 42-foot sailing vessel Coco Haz III about 656 miles off Hawaii Dec. 29, 2019. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans aboard two commercial vessels located and rescued the crew of the 42-foot white dismasted sailing vessel Coco Haz III 656 miles west southwest of...