Coast Guard suspends search for overdue mariners off Guam

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue mariners off Guam
Coast Guard Cutter Oliver Henry file photo courtesy of Petty Officer 3rd Class Katherine Hays SANTA RITA, Guam — On Tuesday, the Coast Guard suspended the active search for Xiao Wei Quin and Yun Liu Red, who remain missing. The search began last Wednesday, when their 14-foot black Kodiak skiff was reported overdue while traveling between Saipan and Guam. At 4:16 p.m., Wednesday, July 21, Sector Guam...

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue fisherman in Federated States of Micronesia
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules file photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued an overdue fisherman aboard his 19-foot skiff 55 miles west of Ant Atoll, Monday. The joint operation began on Saturday when the Pohnpei Fire Department began searching for the fisherman after he failed to...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue 5 mariners in the Federated States of Micronesia
A Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircrew deploys a SAR kit with food, water and handheld radios to a 23-foot skiff. U.S. Coast Guard photo HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Air Force, and Federated States of Micronesia responders rescued five mariners in the vicinity of Houk Island, Chuuk, Friday. The crew of the merchant vessel Hoegh Brasilia rescued the mariners, missing since Tuesday,...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Wake Island

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from Wake Island
Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules airplane photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Kimball SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard medevaced a 51-year-old crewmember from the 211-foot Japanese-flagged fishing vessel Shoyo Maru 1,501 miles east of Guam on Wake Island, Tuesday. An Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircrew successfully transported the man from Wake Island to awaiting emergency...

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, partners search for missing mariners off Midway Island

Coast Guard, partners search for missing mariners off Midway Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — Coast Guard, Navy, and good Samaritans are searching for a life raft from an adrift 95’ Taiwanese fishing vessel approximately 550-miles northeast of Midway Island, Tuesday. Multiple Coast Guard aircrews with assistance from the Navy aircrews and Taiwanese vessels are searching...

Coast Guard joins search for missing mariners off Kiribati

Coast Guard joins search for missing mariners off Kiribati
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle. HONOLULU — Coast Guard and maritime partners have located all four missing mariners from two search and rescue missions off Kiribati, Tuesday. The three mariners aboard the 15-foot wooden skiff were located 460-miles southwest of their original departure point by the commercial fishing...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from cargo vessel off Oahu

Coast Guard medevacs mariner from cargo vessel off Oahu
Coast Guard air crew prepare to conduct a MEDEVAC of a mariner 100 miles northwest of Oahu, Dec. 4, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Barbers Point) HONOLULU — Coast Guard crews successfully conducted a MEDEVAC of a 50-year-old mariner from the 650-foot commercial cargo vessel, Brilliant Ace, 100 miles northwest of Honolulu, Friday. He was reported to be in stable condition. A...