Coast Guard suspends search for missing Chinese trans-Pacific mariner

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Chinese trans-Pacific mariner
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the active search Wednesday evening for a Chinese mariner who was unreported while sailing his 97-foot super trimaran across the Pacific. Guo Chuan, 50, remains missing. “Mr. Chuan was a professional mariner with a deep passion for sailing,” said Capt. Robert Hendrickson, chief of response, Coast Guard 14th District. “Our thanks to our Navy...

Coast Guard searching for missing Chinese mariner in Pacific

Coast Guard searching for missing Chinese mariner in Pacific
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old Chinese man reported overdue while sailing his 30-foot catamaran from San Francisco to Shanghai, Tuesday. Missing is Guo Chuan. An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point was launched to search for the mariner along with vessels in the area.  The crew of the USS Makin Island is attempting to rendezvous with...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton returns from deployment

SAN DIEGO – Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton is scheduled to return to home port in San Diego from its three-month deployment to the Bering Sea Feb. 15, 2011, at approximately 10 a.m. While on patrol, Hamilton fulfilled many of the statutory missions of the Coast Guard, including search and rescue, aids to navigation, law enforcement and homeland security. During the deployment, Hamilton conducted...