The 212 foot long, 1525 dwt cargo vessel Minouche was abandon off Haiti. The Minouche was caught in heavy seas and strong winds from Hurricane Joaquin. The cargo vessel suffered water ingress and developed a 30 degree list to port. The Minouche sent out a distress call that was picked up by the British Coast Guard who forward it to United States Coast Guard. The USCG diverted a cutter and launched a helicopter to assist the Minouche. The helicopter was able to hoist all 12 crew to safety and transported them to Great Inagua, Bahamas. No reports of injuries. No reports if the Minouche remained afloat or sank.