A Day in the life of Coast Guard Station Miami engineers

A Day in the life of Coast Guard Station Miami engineers
Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Cordero torques a bolt on a Coast Guard Station Miami 45-foot Response Boat-Medium at Station Miami, July 19, 2018. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — When people think of Coast Guard smallboat stations, they think of the marine assets. They picture the 45-foot Response Boat-Medium or the 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement....

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operations after rescuing 2 near Fisher Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operations after rescuing 2 near Fisher Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 35-foot pleasure craft Catviar near Fisher Island after two people from the Catviar were rescued from the water by a good Samaritan Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew arrived on scene after the rescue, and conducted the...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 10 people from water near Nixon Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 10 people from water near Nixon Beach
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Miami-Dade Fire Department and Fast Response Marine Towing and Salvage rescued 10 people, including five minors, from the water near Nixon Beach, Saturday. At approximately 7:21 p.m., Miami-Dade dispatch sent Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders a report of 10 people in the water from a capsized 20-foot...

Coast Guard terminates yacht voyage after bridge allision

Coast Guard terminates yacht voyage after bridge allision
The 65-foot pleasure yacht Zenith allides with the Venetian Causeway Bridge in Miami, June 16, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 65-foot pleasure yacht Zenith at Sea Isle Marina after discovering several safety issues and environmental concerns including carrying more paying passengers than they were certified to carry on board the vessel Saturday. A...

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 10 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriates 10 migrants to Cuba
A manmade raft floats on the water near Biscayne Key, Florida, Feb. 28, 2018.  (US Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 10 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Mar. 4, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from a Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission marine officer of a manmade raft with 10 people...

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 searching for missing boater in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing boater in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida
MIAMI — Search-and-rescue crews are currently searching for a missing male in the vicinity of Key Biscayne, Florida, Sunday. Missing is Paul Flowers, 31, from New York City. At 5:43 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report that Flowers and three other people aboard a rented 22-foot vessel fell off while trying to reset the vessel’s anchor near Nixon Beach, Florida....

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in the vicinity of Haulover Beach, Florida

Coast Guard responds to plane crash in the vicinity of Haulover Beach, Florida
MIAMI — A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Miami responded to a plane that crashed in the water at Haulover Beach, Florida, Tuesday morning. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan at approximately 11:36 a.m. via VHF-FM radio that the single prop engine plane crashed and was sinking approximately 40-feet off Haulover Beach. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Hallandale Beach

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water in Hallandale Beach
MIAMI — Coast Guard and local partners are searching for a possible person in the off Hallandale Beach, Florida, Monday. At approximately 12 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received initial notification from a Hallandale Beach lifeguard stating that he witnessed a male with no lifejacket go out to sea aboard an inflatable raft and later saw the raft adrift with nobody aboard. The Coast...