Coast Guard responds to devastation in Haiti with multiple aircraft and cutters

MIAMI – The U.S. Coast Guard continued to provide support, Wednesday, to the U.S. Government’s humanitarian assistance and disaster response efforts after the devastating earthquake in Haiti.   Drawing on assets from as far away as Michigan, the Coast Guard has devoted 3 HC-130 Hercules aircraft, 1 HC-144A Ocean Sentry aircraft, 1 HU-25 Falcon jet, 3 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopters, 2 MH-65...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boaters

MIAMI – Coast Guard crews suspended their search Saturday for two overdue boaters, missing since Sunday from a trip to Bimini, Bahamas from Haulover Inlet in Miami.

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Bahamas

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching near the Bahamas Tuesday for two missing boaters who reportedly did not arrive in Bimini, Bahamas, as scheduled.

Coast Guard searches for two Dominican fishermen after their vessel capsizes at sea

San Juan, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for two Dominican fishermen Tuesday, after their fishing boat reportedly capsized Monday evening approximately 17 nautical miles southwest of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater Winds Down From Busy Weekend, Gears Up For Busy Month

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Helicopter and search-plane crews from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater are winding down from a busy weekend along America’s Gulf Coast and gearing up for a stormy September. A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater rescued two kayakers, Chris Copenhaver, 19, of Clearwater, and Andrew Kolonick, 19, of St. Petersburg, Fla., from Egmont Key, Fla.,...