Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia

Coast Guard, partners rescue mariners from island in Federated States of Micronesia
The U.S. Coast Guard, Air Force, Royal Australian Navy, and Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) responders rescued three stranded mariners from the island of Pikelot, Yap, Aug. 3, 2020. The stranded mariners were located by an Air Force 506th Air Expeditionary Aerial Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker crew from Andersen Air Force Base that found the mariners after seeing their S.O.S signal on...

Coast Guard responds to disabled watercraft off Guam

Coast Guard responds to disabled watercraft off Guam
A Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 45-foot Response Boat – Medium. USCG File Photo SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard rescued two Jetski operators when one fell overboard, and the craft was disabled off Agat, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew rescued the man from the water and towed the Jetski back to Agat Marina. There were no injuries reported. “Our...

Coast Guard rescues sailboater off Guam after vessel dismasted

Coast Guard rescues sailboater off Guam after vessel dismasted
Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 29-foot Response Boat-Small. file photo by Auxiliarist David Lau. SANTA RITA, Guam — A 53-year-old boater is safe in Guam after the Coast Guard rescued him from his dismasted 14-foot catamaran in outer Apra Harbor, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Apra Harbor 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew successfully placed the vessel in tow and brought it back to the Marinas Yacht...

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, 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, Navy medevac crewmember from fishing vessel off Guam

Coast Guard, Navy medevac crewmember from fishing vessel off Guam
U.S. Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 MH-60 Seahawk helicopter file photo by Photographer’s Mate Airman James R. Evans SANTA RITA, Guam — The Coast Guard and Navy medevaced a 61-year-old crewmember from the 252-foot Taiwanese-flagged fishing vessel Sheng Hong 149 miles south of Guam, Friday. A Navy Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 MH-60 Seahawk helicopter aircrew successfully hoisted...

Seven reported missing aboard a skiff confirmed safe

CHUUK, Federated States of Micronesia — Search and rescue controllers with the U.S. Coast Guard in Honolulu and Apra Harbor, Guam, have determined that seven people reported missing in a skiff near Chuuk in the Federated States of Micronesia over the weekend have been reported safe on another island.