Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

Coast Guard medevacs man from ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old Filipino man from a bulk carrier ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral, Friday. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received a notification from the 641-foot Singaporean-flagged bulk carrier vessel Spring Sky that the master of the vessel...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to flares sightings, discovers multiple unmanned kayaks

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to flares sightings, discovers multiple unmanned kayaks
Coast Guard and local agency crews located three unmanned kayaks near Madison, Connecticut, Wednesday night, while responding to a report of flare sightings.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound) NEW YORK ­— Coast Guard and local agency crews located three unmanned kayaks near Madison, Connecticut, Wednesday night, while responding to a report of flare sightings. At...

Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from water 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West

Coast Guard rescues Navy pilot from water 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued a Navy pilot from the water approximately 20 nautical miles southeast of Key West, Wednesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District Command Center were notified at approximately 1:07 p.m. that a U.S. Navy F-5N jet pilot was in the water and needed assistance. The watchstanders diverted a...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search for Richard Pratt, a missing 80-year-old sailor, Friday at 1:48 p.m. pending any further developments. At around 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Coast Guard watchstanders were notified of an unmanned sailboat belonging to Pratt, which had run aground near Cape Elizabeth, Maine. The 33-foot sailboat had sails up, but...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water near Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Coast Guard Cutter Amberjack File Photo BOSTON – Coast Guard crews are searching for an 80-year-old man possibly in the water after locating his 33-foot sailboat Tarrier aground Thursday near Cape Elizabeth, Maine. At around 6:15 p.m. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified of the unmanned sailboat, which was found by a local fire department. It was reported that the sailboat’s sails were up and...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Gulfport Fire Department reports that they have extinguished...

Coast Guard, local authorities rescue missing boater from Essex

Coast Guard, local authorities rescue missing boater from Essex
Ted Gulvemond on his 21-foot Donzi in Essex Bay, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 2017.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local agencies found and rescued the missing boater from Essex Thursday. 61-year-old Ted Gulvemond set off three flares alerting Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew to his location. Coast Guard Station Gloucester’s 29-foot boat crew along with the Ipswich...

Coast Guard, local authorities searching for missing boater from Essex

Coast Guard, local authorities searching for missing boater from Essex
This is a photo of missing Ted Gulvemond on his 21-foot Donzi in Essex Bay, Massachusetts, Aug. 3, 2017.  BOSTON — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching for 61-year-old Ted Gulvemond Thursday after he went out on his 21-foot Donzi boat off Essex Bay. His wife called Coast Guard Sector Boston watchstanders at about 11 p.m. Wednesday reporting her husband left the dock at about 7 p.m....