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 suspends search for 2 missing fishermen near Nantucket

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing fishermen near Nantucket
A life ring from the fishing boat Misty Blue lays on the deck after being recovered Dec. 5, 2017, approximately 10 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday at 8 p.m. for two missing fishermen near Nantucket, pending the development of new information. The fishermen originally went missing Monday evening after their...

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.

Coast Guard searching for 2 fisherman near Nantucket, Mass.
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo BOSTON — Coast Guard crews along with local agencies and good Samaritans are searching for two fisherman after their fishing boat sank Monday evening 10 miles southeast of Nantucket. At approximately 6:10 pm the First Coast Guard District command center received a distress call via an emergency positioning indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) from the...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer

Coast Guard suspends search for missing swimmer
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing swimmer off the coast of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Tuesday. One body was recovered by a Coast Guard Station Destin boatcrew at 6:22 p.m., Monday. The second body was located ashore and recovered by Fort Morgan Fire Rescue at noon, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call from Baldwin County 9-1-1...

Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Police rescue 2 overdue fishermen off Ponce, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Puerto Rico Police rescue 2 overdue fishermen off Ponce, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) crews combined efforts to rescue two fishermen early Sunday morning, approximately 15 nautical miles west of “Caja de Muertos” Island just off Ponce, Puerto Rico. Rescued are Orlando Alvarado Soto and Pedro Ramos...

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel near Destin Pass

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel near Destin Pass
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a disabled vessel from 22 nautical miles southwest of Destin Pass, Florida, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 11:05 p.m. Friday of a disabled 23-foot vessel with five people on board. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Aviation...

Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement interdict drug smuggling go-fast, apprehend 3 smugglers

Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement interdict drug smuggling go-fast, apprehend 3 smugglers
Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement partners seized 151 kilograms of cocaine, 740 grams of heroin, a go-fast vessel and detained three suspected smugglers June 26, 2017 off the coast of Loiza, Puerto Rico.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard, U.S. and Puerto Rico law enforcement partners seized 151 kilograms of cocaine, 740 grams of heroin, a go-fast vessel and detained three...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water south of Marsh Island

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water south of Marsh Island
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Skipjack file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water south of Marsh Island, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard assets searched 3,753 square nautical miles for approximately 98 hours for a missing person in the water who was aboard the tug vessel Crosby Commander. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for person in the water near Marsh Island

Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for person in the water near Marsh Island
Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are searching for a person in the water approximately 30 nautical miles south of Marsh Island, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at approximately 5 a.m. of the tug vessel Crosby Commander taking on water with four people aboard. Three people were able to evacuate to a life raft...