Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard has suspended the active search Wednesday for the 10 crewmembers of the Taiwan fishing vessel, Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18, who went missing approximately 550-miles northeast of Midway Island. “As a lifesaving...

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard continues search for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Tuesday. Good...

Search continues for missing mariners off Midway Island

Search continues for missing mariners off Midway Island
The Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 was located adrift on Jan. 1 with a missing life raft and no signs of the 10 crewmembers. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans in coordination with Rescue Coordination Center Taipei continue the search for the 10 crewmembers of the Yong-Yu-Sing No. 18 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Friday. Two...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of three from vessel 140 miles off Bermuda
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va— The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three boaters from their sailing vessel approximately 140 miles North East of Bermuda, Saturday morning. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District Command Center received notification from the Bermuda Rescue Coordination Center that a personal locator beacon...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boat with 2 people aboard

Coast Guard searching for overdue boat with 2 people aboard
Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. CHARLESTON, S.C.— The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue boat with two people aboard near Winyah Bay, Sunday. Overdue are Marquis Michael and Kinsley Johnson, both approximately 33 year-old last seen aboard a green 8-foot jon boat with one silver outboard motor in the vicinity of Sampit River. One individual is described...

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel near St. Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from fishing vessel near St. Paul, Alaska
Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew hoisted a pregnant crewmember from a fishing vessel 200 miles northwest of St. Paul, Alaska, Saturday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted and transported the passenger to commercial services in Cold Bay for further medical care. Saturday morning, District 17 Command Center...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Virginia Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Virginia Beach
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing 67-year old man who reportedly entered the water near 86th Street in Virginia Beach Monday evening. The Coast Guard joined the multi-agency search Monday evening after notification from the Virginia Beach Fire Department, who reported a family...

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore

Coast Guard, President Eisenhower rescue mariner 500 miles offshore
A 67-year-old man rows a small dinghy away from his disabled and adrift 28-foot sailing vessel Miss Lilly to the motor vessel President Eisenhower approximately 575 miles south southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, June 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Seventeenth District command center personnel coordinated efforts with motor vessel President Eisenhower to...