U.S. Coast Guard rescue swimmer Randall Rice helps a rescued mariner remove his submersion suit at Air Station Cape Cod in this 2010 file photo. Credit: Luke Clayton | U.S. Coast Guard

Update: The Coast Guard pulled two unresponsive people from the ocean on Thursday. Read more here.

The United States Coast Guard is looking for a vessel with two people aboard 45 miles southeast of Portland.

The people aboard the vessel, named Hayley Ann, called for help at 12:23 p.m. Thursday, the coast guard said. A fixed-wing aircraft and two helicopters from Air Station Cape Cod have joined the search, according to News Center Maine.