Coast Guard and Air Force respond to 2 Taiwanese fishermen burned in fire 900 miles off Bermuda

Coast Guard and Air Force respond to 2 Taiwanese fishermen burned in fire 900 miles off Bermuda
US Air Force HC-130J Combat King II PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Air Force are responding Wednesday to two injured fisherman aboard a cargo vessel approximately 500 miles southeast of Bermuda. Coast Guard watchstanders at the 5th District Command Center in Portsmouth helped coordinate the launch of an Air Force HC-130J Combat King II aircrew from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia,...

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard suspends active search for missing sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod
BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 10:00 p.m., Friday, for the missing crew members of the 39-foot sailing vessel Cheeki Rafiki who reported distress approximately 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. At the request of the British Government, the Coast Guard resumed search efforts at 7:38 a.m., Tuesday, having suspending its original 4,000-square-mile search on Sunday after...

Coast Guard resumes search for missing sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard resumes search for missing sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has resumed its active search for four sailors approximately 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at 7:38 a.m., Tuesday. Watchstanders from the 1st Coast Guard District command center in Boston were notified at approximately 12:30 a.m., Friday, of two 406MHz personal locator beacons registered to the 39-foot U.K.-flagged sailing vessel Cheeki Rafiki. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard suspends search for missing sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search, pending further developments, for four sailors 1,000 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, at 5 a.m. Sunday. Watchstanders from the 1st Coast Guard District command center in Boston were notified at approximately 12:30 a.m., Friday, of two 406MHz personal locator beacons registered to the 39-foot U.K.-flagged sailing vessel Cheeki Rafiki. The...