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UPDATE: 42 people safe after abandoning ship south of Hawaii
Forty-two people are safe after abandoning ship approximately 1,800 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands, Thursday.


42 people safe after abandoning ship south of Hawaii
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts pre-flight briefThe Coast Guard successfully coordinated the rescue of 42 people who abandoned ship when their fishing vessel American Eagle caught fire approximately 1,800 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday.


Coast Guard responding to report of 40 people abandoning ship south of Hawaii
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts pre-flight briefThe Coast Guard is responding to a report of 40 people abandoning ship after their fishing vessel, American Eagle, caught fire approximately 1,800 miles south of the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday.


Saving lives at the top of the world
Saving lives at the top of the worldThe Iñupiat of Barrow have a history on the waters of the Arctic that can be traced back 1,500 years. They owe their survival to the skills they’ve acquired subsisting off the sea’s bounty, and those skills include what they’ve learned about safety. That’s why the people of Barrow welcomed Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander, USCG 17th District, other Coast Guard personnel and representatives of the Alaska Office of Boating Safety when they brought the Kids Don’t Float education program to the northernmost community in the United States Feb. 3.


An instinct to save
An instinct to saveHe dove deep fighting the current.


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Video Icon HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Drops Equipment to Crew who Abandoned Ship South of Hawaii

An HC-130 Hercules airplane crew from Air Station Barbers Point dropped a dewatering pump and supplies to 42 people who abandoned ship after their fishing vessel caught fire 1,800 miles south of Hawaii, Feb. 10, 2016. The Hercules crew worked...



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Coast Guard Aircrew Delivers a Dewatering Pump to Vessel Taking on Water North of Depoe Bay, Ore.Coast Guard Aircrew Delivers a Dewatering Pump to Vessel Taking on Water North of Depoe Bay, Ore.
A CoastGuard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew lowers a dewatering pump to the crew of the...


Coast Guard Rescues Two Near Main PassCoast Guard Rescues Two Near Main Pass
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescues two boaters from a...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Conducts Pre-Flight BriefCoast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Conducts Pre-Flight Brief
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew conducts a pre-flight brief prior to launching from...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Launches From Air Station Barbers PointCoast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Launches From Air Station Barbers Point
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew launches from Air Station Barbers Point after...


Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Prepares to Launch From Air Station Barbers PointCoast Guard HC-130 Hercules Airplane Crew Prepares to Launch From Air Station Barbers Point
A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane crew prepares to launch from Air Station Barbers Point...


Coast Guard Medevacs 2 Injured Crewmen 220 Miles Southeast of Kodiak, AlaskaCoast Guard Medevacs 2 Injured Crewmen 220 Miles Southeast of Kodiak, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs two injured...


Coast Guard Reserve: 75 Years of Dedicated ServiceCoast Guard Reserve: 75 Years of Dedicated Service
The U.S. Coast Guard Reserve celebrates 75 Years of dedicated service. USCG video/Telfair Brown...


Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak Medevac of two injured crewmen from the 728-foot cargo ship Cemtex VentureCoast Guard Air Station Kodiak Medevac of two injured crewmen from the 728-foot cargo ship Cemtex Venture
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak, Alaska, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs two injured...


Heroes Over Houston: Lt. Amanda MontourHeroes Over Houston: Lt. Amanda Montour
Lt. Amanda Montour, a pilot at Air Station Houston, answers the question "what being a Coast...


Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Participates in Krewe of Rex Mardi Gras ParadeCoast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard Participates in Krewe of Rex Mardi Gras Parade
The Coast Guard Ceremonial Honor Guard performs silent drills during the 2016 Krewe of Rex Mardi...


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Coast Guard, good Sams respond to help crew aboard fishing boat disabled 30 miles south of Block Island Coast Guard, good Sams respond to help crew aboard fishing boat disabled 30 miles south of Block Island
A 45-foot response boat crew from Coast Guard Station Point Judith escorts the disabled fishing boat Lois Virginia into Point Judith Thursday,...


Coast Guard divers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star assist with Operation Deep Freeze 2016 Coast Guard divers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star assist with Operation Deep Freeze 2016
Two Coast Guard divers give the “OK” signal after entering McMurdo Sound, Antarctica, Feb. 6, 2016. Divers deployed aboard the Coast Guard...


Coast Guard divers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star assist with Operation Deep Freeze 2016 Coast Guard divers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star assist with Operation Deep Freeze 2016
Coast Guard divers prepare for a dive at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station ice pier in Antarctica Jan. 19, 2016. The dive team...


Sector Houston-Galveston participates in active-shooter exercise Sector Houston-Galveston participates in active-shooter exercise
The Coast Guard, in conjunction with local law enforcement agencies, held a full-scale active-shooter drill at Sector Houston-Galveston, Feb. 10,...


Uniform distribution center Uniform distribution center
Garrick Yanusz, a material handler at the Coast Guard Uniform Distribution Center in Woodbine, New Jersey, lifts an order selector Monday, Nov....


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F/V Inseiner requests assistance from Coast Guard
A Coast Guard watchstander at Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay responds to mayday call from the fishing vessel Inseiner, Feb. 10, 2016. The...


Plane Crash Ivo Haulover Beach, Florida
A good Samaritan contacts Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders via VHF-FM radio, notifying of a plane crash in Haulover Beach,...


Motor Yacht Serena III MAYDAY transmission
Motor Yacht Serena III Mayday radio transmission Jan. 25, 2015. All 13 people aboard the Serena III were rescued by the Coast Guard approximately...


Cost Guard rescues 3 fishermen off La Push, Wash.
A fisherman on the 38-foot fishing vessel Norn makes a mayday call to Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound, reporting the vessel was taking on water...


Mayday Hail to Coast Guard in Boston During Boat Fire Near Ipswich, MA
Audio of mayday hail for help transmitted to the Coast Guard via VHF radio Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, after a lobster boat caught fire and the crewman...