Coast Guard medevacs man in Chesapeake Bay, VA

Coast Guard medevacs man in Chesapeake Bay, VA
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a recreational boat in Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads command center received notification at 2:20 p.m. from the man’s wife that her 53-year-old husband became ill and fatigued and needed to be medevaced. An MH-60...

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel 40 miles east of Atlantic City, NJ

Coast Guard assists disabled fishing vessel 40 miles east of Atlantic City, NJ
The Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin crew tows the 90-foot fishing vessel Margaret Rose to Cape May, New Jersey, April 2, 2018.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Master Chief Petty Officer Joseph Orlando) PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled fishing vessel 40 miles east of Atlantic City, New Jersey, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified at about 10:30 p.m. via...

Coast Guard suspends search for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier

Coast Guard suspends search for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday  for a capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier. Coast Guard Sector Miami watch standers received notification from the Broward Sheriff’s Office at 7:48 p.m. Monday that a good Samaritan reported a 15-foot boat capsized near Dania Beach Pier. A Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew, the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard searching for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier

Coast Guard searching for capsized vessel near Dania Beach Pier
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a capsized vessel Monday near Dania Beach Pier. Coast Guard Sector Miami watch standers received notification from the Broward Sheriff’s Office at 7:48 p.m. Monday that a good Samaritan reported a 15-foot boat capsized near Dania Beach Pier. The watch standers issued an urgent marine information broadcast, launched a Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing passenger

MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing cruise ship passenger southwest of Freeport, Bahamas, at 7:32 p.m. Thursday. Rina Patel, 32, from Interlaken, New York, was reported missing Wednesday from the Carnival Ecstasy approximately 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas. “We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones and all that have been affected by...

Coast Guard rescues 6 Cuban migrants, searches for 2 off Boca Raton

Coast Guard rescues 6 Cuban migrants, searches for 2 off Boca Raton
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing Cuban migrants who were reported missing Wednesday two miles east of Boca Raton. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gannett rescued six Cuban migrants from the water.  The group was spotted by the cutter crew while transiting the area during a patrol. The rescued migrants said two others from their group have reportedly been missing since...

Coast Guard repatriates 52 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 52 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 52 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dolphin repatriated 21 Cuban migrants and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gannett repatriated 31 Cuban migrants. These repatriations are a result of three separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits. In each instance,...

Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriates 57 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriates 57 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo repatriated 57 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday. This repatriation is a result of three separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.” In...

Medical examiner identifies four bodies found in water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Florida, identified

Medical examiner identifies four bodies found in water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Florida, identified
MIAMI — The remains of four males found floating in the water 20 nautical miles east of Hollywood Beach, Florida, Aug. 24 have been positively identified in a report from the Broward County Office of the Medical Examiner which the Coast Guard 7th District officially received on Sept. 26, 2014. Following visual confirmation of the tattoos located on the bodies by family members and using DNA received...