Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disabled vessel 39 miles north of Freeport

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disabled vessel 39 miles north of Freeport
A Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell smallboat crew prepares to assist the Viking Lady. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled 45-foot pleasure craft, Viking Lady, with four people aboard 39 miles north of Freeport, Bahamas, Sunday. The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell (WPC-1105) and crew safely towed the vessel and crew to a commercial salvage vessel, who took over...

Hurricane Dorian response efforts continues

Hurricane Dorian response efforts continues
Petty Officer 2nd Class Mike Lewis observes the damages in support of search and rescue and humanitarian aid in the Bahamas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas. As of Saturday at 9 a.m.: Coast Guard crews have rescued 290 people in the Bahamas since the Hurricane Dorian response began. The...

Coast Guard continues hurricane response operations in Bahamas

Coast Guard continues hurricane response operations in Bahamas
Damage caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. The Coast Guard is supporting the Bahamian National Emergency Management Agency and the Royal Bahamian Defense Force, who are leading search and rescue efforts in the Bahamas. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas. As of Friday at 5 p.m.: Coast Guard crews have rescued 239...

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian
Coast Guard personnel help medevac a patient in the Bahamas during Hurricane Dorian. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations are underway in support of the Bahamas. As of Wednesday at at 10 a.m.: Coast Guard crews from across the Coast Guard have rescued 61 people and rescued four pets in the Bahamas since Hurricane Dorian began. The Coast Guard is currently...

Coast Guard deploys crews for Hurricane Dorian response

Coast Guard deploys crews for Hurricane Dorian response
Coast Guard air crews and health service technicians are briefed at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater before a C-130 flight to Andros Island in preparation for Hurricane Dorian response, Sept. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Kelley.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is deploying members and assets from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater in preparation for Hurricane...

Coast Guard rescues man from the water 12 miles northwest of Bimini

Coast Guard rescues man from the water 12 miles northwest of Bimini
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo BIMINI, Bs.— The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water 12 miles northwest of Bimini Saturday. Rescued was Robert Matheson. Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center watchstanders received a distress alert from a 24-foot pleasure craft 12 miles northwest of Bimini. The Coast Guard Cutter Heron (WPB-87344) crew and a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants on Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants on Cay Sal, Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. CAY SAL, Bahamas — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants Friday on Cay Sal. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a notification from a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft crew reporting two people hiding in nearby bushes. The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108) crew arrived on scene and deployed a boarding...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 from sinking boat

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 from sinking boat
A Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered small boat crew makes their way back to the cutter after rescuing two people Saturday, April 28, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Galan MIAMI—The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued five people Saturday from a sinking vessel 13 miles northwest of Cat Cays, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sailing vessel taking on water near West End, Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from sailing vessel taking on water near West End, Bahamas
A 35-foot sailing vessel anchored, about 500-yard from Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas, while it waits out heavy sea conditions Monday, Mar. 12, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Clearwater MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a 35-foot sailing vessel taking on water due to sea conditions Monday in the vicinity of West End, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District...