Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off Key Largo

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel off Key Largo
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced at 25-year-old man from a Bahamian-flagged fishing vessel approximately 82 miles south-southwest of Key Largo, Friday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call at about 8:10 p.m. from the crew of the 95-foot fishing vessel Fish Farmer reporting one of their crewmembers...

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

Coast Guard medevacs man from ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old Filipino man from a bulk carrier ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral, Friday. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received a notification from the 641-foot Singaporean-flagged bulk carrier vessel Spring Sky that the master of the vessel...

Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from water 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West

Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from water 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued a Navy pilot from the water approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West, Wednesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District Command Center were notified at approximately 1:07 p.m. that a U.S. Navy F-5N jet pilot was in the water and needed assistance. The watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel 35 miles south of Haiti to Dominican Republic

Coast Guard tows disabled fishing vessel 35 miles south of Haiti to Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless rescue and assist small boat crew launches to assist the 150-foot fishing vessel Grace Zanzibar Sunday, July 23, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless crew MIAMI – The Coast Guard is towing a 150-foot fishing vessel with 16 people aboard to the Las Calderas, Dominican Republic. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard 7th District Command...

Coast Guard Air Station Miami holds Change of Command ceremony

Coast Guard Air Station Miami holds Change of Command ceremony
Capt. Todd W. Lutes passes command of Coast Guard Air Station Miami to Capt. Michael E. Platt during their Change of Command Ceremony at Air Station Miami on July 21, 2017. MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Miami conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at Coast Guard Air Station Miami. During the ceremony Capt. Todd W. Lutes transferred command of Air Station Miami to Capt. Michael E. Platt. The...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Lake Worth Inlet
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday for a 60-year-old missing boater Wednesday near Lake Worth Inlet. Coast Guard crews searched for about eight hours and covered approximately 150 square miles. Involved in the search were crews from: Coast Guard Air Station Miami Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet Florida...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Lake Worth Inlet
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Wednesday near Lake Worth Inlet. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a call reporting a 60-year-old boater fell overboard while transiting into Lake Worth Inlet and not resurfacing. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast,...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Coast Guard searching for missing diver near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing diver Saturday half a mile off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a report from the commercial dive vessel Lady Go Diver that a 50-year-old diver was missing after he failed to surface. The watch standers directed the launch...