Coast Guard responds to help fishermen stranded 45 miles off Portland, ME

Coast Guard responds to help fishermen stranded 45 miles off Portland, ME
Coast Guard Cutter Spencer crew members prepare to tow the disabled fishing vessel Jocka, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, off the coast of Portland, Maine. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard is towing a 65-foot fishing boat with four people aboard Thursday, 45 miles southeast of Portland, Maine. At approximately 7:30 a.m. Wednesday a crew member aboard the fishing boat Jocka used a VHF-FM radio...

Coast Guard saves two from sunk fishing boat 50 miles east of Portland, ME

Coast Guard saves two from sunk fishing boat 50 miles east of Portland, ME
BOSTON — Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Boothbay Harbor, the Coast Guard Cutters Campbell and Ocracoke, and Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod saved two people from their sunken fishing vessel the Jeanne C. 50 nautical miles east of Portland, Maine, Friday. Watchstanders at the 1st District Command Center in Boston received an emergency beacon notification from the fishing vessel Jeanne C. around 3:28...

Coast Guard Rescues Nine from Canadian Tall Ship

Coast Guard Rescues Nine from Canadian Tall Ship
BOSTON — Coast Guard search and rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Gloucester, Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke rescued nine crewmembers from the Canadian tall ship Liana’s Ransom 58 miles east of Gloucester, Monday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Boston Command Center received notification at 12:35 a.m. that the vessel’s engines were disabled...

Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriates 46 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriates 46 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday morning. This repatriation was a result of three separate migrant interdiction cases. On September 2, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from an aircrew aboard a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft of a rustic vessel...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 11 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell repatriated 11 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. While on routine patrol, the crew of a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry Aircraft, from Coast Guard Air Station Miami, located a 30-foot rustic vessel off the coast of Marathon, Fla., on Aug. 3. The Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke was diverted and arrived on scene...

Coast Guard repatriates 38 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 38 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 38 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation was a result of two migrant interdiction cases. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report of a rustic vessel south of Marathon, Fla., June 7. The Coast Guard Cutter Sawfish responded to the report and safely embarked 20 Cuban...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 23 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation was a result of two migrant interdiction cases. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from a good Samaritan of a rustic vessel south of Islamorada, Fla., May 10. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boatcrew responded...

Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne repatriates 26 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne repatriates 26 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Key Biscayne repatriated 26 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday. The migrants were interdicted at sea during three separate incidents beginning on Dec. 24 On Dec. 24, crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke interdicted eight Cuban migrants aboard a rustic vessel north of Mariel, Cuba. The crewmembers safely embarked, and later transferred,...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
  MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 13 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification from the crew of the fishing vessel Rosa Marie, who rescued 13 Cuban migrants from a sinking 15-foot rustic vessel south of Marquesas, Fla., Nov. 30. The Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke arrived on scene and embarked...