Coast Guard rescues two Cuban fisherman 17 miles south of Grassy Key

Coast Guard rescues two Cuban fisherman 17 miles south of Grassy Key
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew rescues two Cuban fisherman Thursday, May 18, 2017, approximately 17 miles south of Grassy Key.  (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two Cuban fisherman Thursday 17 miles south of Grassy Key. Watch standers at the Coast Guard Seventh District received a request for assistance from the Cuban Border Guard at approximately 8:30 a.m. Wednesday...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat southeast of Apalachicola

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat southeast of Apalachicola
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater rescued a man from a sinking sailboat 103 nautical miles southeast of Apalachicola, Flordia, April 29, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a sinking sailboat approximately 103 nautical miles southeast of Apalachicola, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island

Coast Guard tows a vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard towed a disabled vessel 3 nautical miles southwest of Freemason Island, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified at 7:00 p.m. Friday that a mariner’s boat had broken down but were unable to establish communication with the mariner. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew was deployed at 10:30...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Norwegian Dawn
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 36-year-old woman from the cruise ship Norwegian Dawn 110 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 3:20 p.m. that a cruise ship crewmember, Shirlee Magsino, had been suffering from abdominal pain. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard transports woman from Martha’s Vineyard to Hyannis, Massachusetts

 Coast Guard transports woman from Martha’s Vineyard to Hyannis, Massachusetts
BOSTON — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Massachusetts, transported a 47-year-old woman to Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis, Massachusetts, Saturday. Watchstanders at the 1st Coast Guard District Command Center received a request for assistance at approximately 10:30 p.m., Friday, from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital in Oaks Bluff, Massachusetts, to medically transport a 47-year-old...

Coast Guard locates 2 overdue men near Bay St. Louis

Coast Guard locates 2 overdue men near Bay St. Louis
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard located two men who were reported overdue near Bay St. Louis, Miss., Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Gulfport, Miss., received a call of an overdue 21-foot bay boat near Bay St. Louis. The boat had two adult males aboard and got underway Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. Their intentions were to reportedly fish the Chandeleur Islands until 1 a.m. and return back...

Coast Guard responds to fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas

Coast Guard responds to fire on Royal Caribbean cruise ship Grandeur of the Seas
MIAMI – The Coast Guard responded early Monday morning to a fire aboard the 917-foot cruise ship, Royal Caribbean Grandeur of the Seas, 35 nautical miles northwest of West End, Bahamas. At approximately 3 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report of a fire aboard a Bahamian-flagged cruise ship carrying 2,224 passengers and 796 crew en route to CoCoCay, Bahamas. The fire began on the third...

Cruise Ship Carnival Dream Recovers Stranded Boaters

Cruise Ship Carnival Dream Recovers Stranded Boaters
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant transported two men to Fort Pierce, Fla., after being stranded east of Sebastian Inlet, Fla., Sunday. Rescued were Bahamian citizens Deon Lathen and Ted Lainge. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami command center received a report from the owner of the overdue vessel, Tera Bite, after the vessel failed to arrive at its destination...

Coast Guard helps Royal Bahamas Police Force locate 10 overdue Bahamians

MIAMI – A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry crew assisted in the safe rescue of 10 people in the vicinity of Grand Bahamas Thursday. Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center watchstanders were notified by Royal Bahamas Defence Force that a 31-foot boat with nine adults and one child aboard was overdue after leaving Grand Bahamas and never arriving to Grand Cay, Bahamas, as planned. RBDF requested...