Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrants reported missing from capsized vessel

Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrants reported missing from capsized vessel
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Monday for survivors who were reported missing by three Cuban migrants found on an island in the vicinity of Big Pine Key. The three men reported they left Cuba on Tuesday with 23 people aboard a rustic vessel and that the vessel capsized Wednesday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered are...

Coast Guard suspends search for man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for man in Currituck Sound, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man last seen in Currituck Sound, west of Knotts Island, North Carolina, at approximately 6 p.m. Sunday. Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small crews and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews out of Air Station Elizabeth City searched more than 20 hours, covering 95 square miles since the search began Saturday. North Carolina Fish and Wildlife,...

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to boat fire near Sandy Hook, NJ

Coast Guard, FDNY respond to boat fire near Sandy Hook, NJ
A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook boatcrew and New York Fire Department Marine eight rescue crew responded to a boat fire near Sandy Hook, New Jersey Sept. 25, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Sandy Hook.) NEW YORK – A Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook boatcrew and New York Fire Department Marine Eight rescue crew responded to a boat fire near Sandy Hook, New Jersey, Sunday. At approximately...

Multi-agency search for man in Currituck Sound, NC

Multi-agency search for man in Currituck Sound, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard, partner agencies and good Samaritans are searching for a man Sunday who was last seen Saturday aboard a skiff in Currituck Sound, west of Knotts Island, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received initial notification that an unmanned 19-foot skiff was circling just south of the entrance to Tull Bay at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday. A...

Coast Guard discovers Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and two others deceased

Coast Guard discovers Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández and two others deceased
MIAMI — The U.S. Coast Guard found an overturned boat Sunday following a boating incident on Government Cut that left three deceased, including Miami Marlins’ baseball pitcher José Fernández. The names of the other two individuals are being withheld pending notification of next of kin. A boat crew from Coast Guard Station Miami was heading out on a law enforcement patrol at approximately...

Coast Guard assists local agencies in recovering three mariners near Coquille River, Ore.

Coast Guard assists local agencies in recovering three mariners near Coquille River, Ore.
BANDON,  OR – Coast Guard air and boat crews and local agencies worked together to recover three mariners near Bandon, Ore., Saturday morning. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend recovered two mariners in the water while Bandon Police personnel recovered a third mariner from the rocks on the south jetty and transferred them to local Emergency Medical Service personnel. At...

Coast Guard, state, local agencies locate three bodies 23 miles southeast of Islamorada

Coast Guard, state, local agencies locate three bodies 23 miles southeast of Islamorada
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and local agencies located three bodies Saturday 23 miles southeast of Islamorada while following up on a report from a good Samaritan. At approximately 10:45 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center personnel received a report of a person in the water from a good Samaritan. Watch standers issued an urgent marine information broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Ruby Princess 9 miles southwest of Point Loma

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Ruby Princess  9 miles southwest of Point Loma
SAN DIEGO — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 47-year-old man from a cruise ship approximately 9 miles southwest of Point Loma, San Diego, Saturday morning. The crew of the cruise ship Ruby Princess contacted Coast Guard Sector San Diego watchstanders at approximately 11:35 p.m., Friday reporting that a crewmember was experiencing symptoms of a heart attack. The Coast Guard duty flight surgeon...

Coast Guard medevacs hunter mauled by bear near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs hunter mauled by bear near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced a 57-year-old hunter after he was mauled by a bear while hunting on Admiralty Island near Juneau Friday. The aircrew hoisted the hunter and transferred him to local emergency medical services personnel in Juneau. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders were notified at 11:27 p.m. Thursday by...