Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui

Coast Guard rescues 3 divers off coast of Maui
Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued three divers who lost contact with their vessel and became stranded approximately 30 miles northeast of Kahului, Maui, Monday. “These were seasoned divers who became lost after diving for an extended amount of time,” said Lt. Megan Bowis, command center...

Coast Guard assists 2 disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard assists 2 disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) smallboat crew approaches a disabled sport fishing vessel approximately 70 southwest of Key West, Oct. 7, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard two separate disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West, Sunday. The Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an unregistered 406 MHz emergency position...

Coast Guard crews provide coverage for Navy, Marine Corps Arctic exercise in Alaska

Coast Guard crews provide coverage for Navy, Marine Corps Arctic exercise in Alaska
Maritime Safety and Security Team members from Pacific Area units provide security in Seward Boat Harbor during the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities Exercise (AECE) 2019, Sept. 16, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa E. F. McKenzie) JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews provided coverage for Navy and Marine Corps personnel participating in the Arctic Expeditionary Capabilities...

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu

Coast Guard rescues 7 mariners from vessel on fire off Oahu
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) recovers a liferaft from the fishing vessel Miss Emma about eight miles off Ko’olina, Oahu, Sept. 17, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. James Provost) HONOLULU — Six crew and an NOAA observer are safe following a Coast Guard rescue eight miles off Ko’Olina, Tuesday. “We are so pleased to have this crew safe in less...

Coast Guard and partners rescue 7 people adrift for 6 days in Western Pacific

Coast Guard and partners rescue 7 people adrift for 6 days in Western Pacific
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Federated States of Micronesia Police, and good Samaritans teamed to successfully rescue seven people adrift on their 18-foot vessel for six days during a joint rescue mission near the Mortlock Islands, Chuuk State, Saturday. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing boaters in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing boaters in Puerto Rico
USCG File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended the search for four boaters at sunset Tuesday, who have been missing since Thursday, after their vessel reportedly experienced mechanical problems near Icacos Cay in the area of ​​Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Still missing are Hector Méndez, 60, Héctor Méndez Jr., 30, Javier Méndez, 52, and Victor Goitia, 59. “As with any...

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended its search for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas after they reported that they were safe and reached the Bahamas, Saturday. Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos officials confirmed, Saturday, that the three Bahamian boaters...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of New Jersey

Coast Guard rescues 2 from capsized sailboat, 65 miles east of New Jersey
The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Lawrence Lawson, a 154-foot fast response cutter homeported in Cape May, New Jersey, approaches a capsized 55-foot wooden sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey, May 29, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy, Cutter Lawrence Lawson) ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Coast Guard crews rescued a man and woman from a capsized sailboat about 65 miles east of Atlantic...

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 221 miles northeast of Bahamas

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft 221 miles northeast of Bahamas
Coast Guard  C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a downed aircraft Saturday approximately 221 miles northeast of Marsh Harbor, Bahamas. Two Florida Air National Guard F-15 fighter aircraft witnessed the plane crash in the ocean. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders were notified by Miami Mission Control of a...