A plume of smoke rises from a derelict Japanese ship after it was hit by cannon fire by a US Coast Guard cutter
in the Gulf of Alaska.
Personnel on Coast Guard Cutter
Tahoma included assigned medical corpsmen and crew members with medical training.
A Coast Guard cutter
searched through the night for survivors and Lt Cmdr Moorlag said a helicopter and a jet would join the search at first light.
The US coast guard cutter
Valiant is continuing to search the accident scene and a Falcon jet was launched early on Wednesday, Johnson said.
Coast Guard Cutter
Dallas (WHEC 716) and USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) who visited the capital, Malabo, in the first part of 2008.
Last summer, as Russian forces lay siege to the nation of Georgia, the Coast Guard cutter
Dallas, along with two Navy ships, sailed to the Black Sea to provide relief.
Meanwhile the US Coast Guard cutter
Dallas was heading for Georgia with aid.
New Coast Guard cutter
may enter service this summer.
Ruth is onboard the Coast Guard cutter
with her parents--scientists Lee Cooper and Jackie Grebmeier of the University of Tennessee.
Last spring, Patty Janes, Executive Editor of Scholastic's Science World magazine, spent a month on the Coast Guard cutter
Careful and convincing details of the far northern geography and weather and life on a Coast Guard cutter
on patrol add interest and authority to the story.
I've missed over half of his life because of my service to the country,'' he said, looking forward to being reunited with the boy when he returns for his new assignment as an executive petty officer on the Coast Guard cutter
Blackfin in Santa Barbara.