Coast Guard Station Honolulu rescues 2 sinking fishermen

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen from a sinking boat five miles south of Oahu, Monday. The captain’s wife contacted Coast Guard watchstanders at 8:30 a.m. Monday and reported her husband’s fishing vessel the Iwalani was taking on water, disabled and adrift. Coast Guard Station Honolulu launched a 45-foot Response Boat-medium rescue crew who arrived on scene at 9...

Coast Guard assists four people, dog aboard grounded sailboat

BOSTON – The Coast Guard assisted four people and a dog when their 50-foot sailboat ran aground in Long Cove near Rockland, Maine, about 10 a.m., today. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Rockland, Maine, went aboard the Portland, Maine, based sailboat Iwalani to confirm that there were no injuries or damage to the vessel. They left the area afterward, but station personnel contacted the crew...