Coast Guard coordinates rescue of French mariner near Bermuda

Coast Guard coordinates rescue of French mariner near Bermuda
The sailboat that sank near Bermuda, leading to the rescue of the French mariner by the container ship Nevzat Kalkavan, July 17, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard personnel coordinated the rescue of a French mariner 600 miles off the coast of Bermuda using the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue (AMVER) System, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Fifth Coast Guard District...

Coast Guard Coordinates Rescue of 3 People 1300 Miles East of Boston

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J Super Hercules aircraft which was diverted from a Titanic ceremony successfully coordinated the rescue of three persons aboard a sailing vessel 1,300 miles east of Boston, Saturday. First Coast Guard District Command Center watchstanders, based out of Boston, were notified at 7:30 a.m. by Rescue Coordination Center Gris Nez, in Normandy, France, that the 40-foot...

Titanic flight diverted to aid sinking vessel

BOSTON — A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130J rescue plane is being diverted from their Titanic commemoration flight to aid a sinking French vessel approximately 1,300 miles east of Boston, Saturday. The rescue plane crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City, N.C., was in St. Johns, Newfoundland, in preparations for a ceremony to drop five wreaths over the Titanic resting site. First Coast Guard District...