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Coast Guard helps 4 stranded fishermen near Bodega Bay

SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard assist to a report of four stranded fishermen Friday night 2 nautical miles southwest of Bodega Bay, within the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco watchstanders received a call via VHF-FM Channel 16 from the captain of the 58-foot commercial fishing vessel Aleutian Storm reporting that the vessel had run aground and Leer másCoast Guard helps 4 stranded fishermen near Bodega Bay[…]

USCG and Navy responds to false activation of EPIRB on Saipan

SANTA RITA,​ Guam —​ USCG, Navy, multiple local, federal, and maritime partners responded to a false activation of an EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) in Saipan, on Sept. 6, 2022. An EPIRB is a vital search and rescue distress tool, and it transmits a signal picked up by a satellite which then informs the team Leer másUSCG and Navy responds to false activation of EPIRB on Saipan[…]

Coast Guard rescue boaters stranded in Tropical Storm Alex

PORTSMOUTH, Va. —​ The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescue three boaters approximately 395 nautical miles southeast of Virginia Beach due Tropical Storm Alex, Monday night.​ Coast Guard 5th District Command Center watchstanders received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert from the sailing vessel Faule Haut. The location of the signal indicated the Leer másCoast Guard rescue boaters stranded in Tropical Storm Alex[…]

Coast Guard assists man from disabled boat near Vero Beach

MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce rescue crew assisted a man, Thursday, after his 27-foot vessel was disabled near Vero Beach. The rescue crew towed the disabled vessel and brought the man to the Smithsonian public docks. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircrew spotted the disabled vessel about 5 miles Leer másCoast Guard assists man from disabled boat near Vero Beach[…]

Coast Guard and partners hold SAR exercise in Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, Hawaii Fire Department, Hawaii Police Department, Ocean Safety and other responders successfully concluded two SAR exercises (SAREX) on the Island of Hawaii, May 20. 2022. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel hold SAREXs annually throughout the Hawaiian Islands which are designed to evaluate notification and response procedures and identify shortfalls Leer másCoast Guard and partners hold SAR exercise in Hawaii[…]

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