Coast Guard, Navy medevac ill mariner from sailing vessel north of Oahu

Coast Guard, Navy medevac ill mariner from sailing vessel north of Oahu
HONOLULU — Coast Guard and Navy aircrews conducted a medevac of a 58-year-old mariner from the 45-foot sailing vessel Second Chance 184 miles north of Oahu, Sunday. A Navy SH-60 helicopter crew from Marine Corps Base Hawaii hoisted the mariner aboard the helicopter and returned to Kaneohe Bay where he was transferred in stable condition to awaiting emergency medical personnel for further transport...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a dog 50 miles off Dauphin Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 people and a dog 50 miles off Dauphin Island
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard rescued three people and one dog from a vessel taking on water 50 miles offshore Dauphin Island in the Gulf of Mexico, Sunday. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a radio call on VHF-FM channel 16 from the sailing vessel Second Chance, reporting that they were taking on water. Watchstanders launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air...