Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to Cuba
Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriate 15 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Dec. 9, 2017.  (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 15 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Saturday. An HC-144 CASA aircrew from Air Station Miami observed a migrant rustic Wednesday while on patrol approximately 65...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Monday in the vicinity of Schooner Bank, near Long Key, Florida.  Missing is Greg Thomson, 75, who was last seen around Schooner Bank on a 19-foot skiff. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were notified at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday that Thomson was missing. The...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for two snorkelers near Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for two snorkelers near Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty
The Coast Guard is searching for two snorkelers near the Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty in Miami, Nov. 11, 2017. Photo courtesy of a good Samaritan. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and St. Lucie Sheriff’s Office are searching for two snorkelers who were reportedly pushed out to sea near the Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty Saturday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 25 miles off North Miami Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 25 miles off North Miami Beach
The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater in a yellow open concept boat more than 25 miles off North Miami Beach, Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Photo courtesy of the good Samaritan vessel Betty K VIII MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 50-year-old boater approximately 25 miles off North Miami Beach, Saturday. Missing is Eugene Russell, 50, who was reported overdue by his wife. She...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Carnival Pride cruise ship near Bahamas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from Carnival Pride cruise ship near Bahamas
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 69-year-old woman Wednesday morning from the Carnival Pride cruise ship approximately 69 miles off of the Bahamas. Watch standers with the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a call from the Carnival Pride at approximately 12:30 a.m. stating the woman was experiencing heart attack-like...

Coast Guard tows disabled mariner 35 miles east of West Palm Beach

Coast Guard tows disabled mariner 35 miles east of West Palm Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a mariner from a disabled 25-foot boat approximately 35 miles east of West Palm Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center received a report Wednesday morning of an overdue mariner aboard a 25-foot center console Cuddy Cabin boat traveling...

Coast Guard rescues two boaters, dog near Haulover Inlet, FL

Coast Guard rescues two boaters, dog near Haulover Inlet, FL
A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale boat crew poses with two people and a dog at Station Fort Lauderdale, October 29, 2017, after a rescue near Haulover Inlet, Florida. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Max Rudolph) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people and their dog from a vessel that was taking on water near Haulover Inlet, Florida, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Boynton Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Boynton Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is assisting the Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office with a search for a missing 21-year-old man near Boynton Beach, Thursday. Missing is Amantay Brown, 21, last seen wearing blue shorts with no shirt. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call at 3:01 a.m. reporting Brown missing stating he was swimming with his...

Coast Guard continues hurricane response in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard continues hurricane response in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Coast Guard Cutter Joshua James file photo SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard continues the hurricane response Monday in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands with 13 cutters and 10 aircraft. Crews continue working to reopen affected ports and waterways to help the flow of humanitarian aid and resume maritime commerce. Reopening affected ports enables critical fuel supplies and commodities to flow...