Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas
Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas rescued a diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands May 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard air and surface crews rescued a diver in distress Monday just off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued is a man, a U.S. citizen reported to be in his 60’s, after he...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriates 13 of 14 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic May 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser crew repatriated 13 of 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of a migrant vessel just off the coast of Rincon, Puerto Rico. The migrant group consisting...

Coast Guard crew assists 2 boaters in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard crew assists 2 boaters in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
A Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment Saint Croix crew, aboard a 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement, assists two boaters aboard the sailing vessel Destination that was disabled and adrift, north of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands May 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – A Coast Guard boat crew assisted two boaters in distress aboard the sailing vessel...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A makeshift vessel, with 18 migrants aboard interdicted in Mona Passage waters by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos April 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cuter Joseph Tezanos crew repatriated 18 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Thursday, following the interdiction of migrant voyage in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican...

Coast Guard offloads nearly $20 million in seized cocaine in San Juan

Coast Guard offloads nearly $20 million in seized cocaine in San Juan
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon crew offloaded nearly $20 million in seized cocaine at Coast Guard Base San Juan Tuesday, following the interdiction of a suspected drug smuggling vessel, approximately 45 nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. A Customs and Border Protection Caribbean Air and Marine Branch maritime patrol aircraft crew detected a vessel, Saturday,...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after 26-Day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after 26-Day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Valiant file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621) crew returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Tuesday after completing a 26-day patrol conducting law enforcement operations in the Caribbean Sea. Coast Guard Cutter Valiant patrolled over 4,600 nautical miles in the Caribbean Sea, conducting counter-narcotics operations in support of Joint Interagency...

Coast Guard repatriates 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos small boat on scene with one of two illegal voyages that were interdicted by the cutter, during separate cases, in the Mona Passage waters March 6, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 58 migrants to the Dominican Republic Sunday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in Mona Passage waters...

Coast Guard assists Danish sailing vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists Danish sailing vessel taking on water
Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Feb. 22, 2021 that was taking on water with eight people onboard in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 80 nautical miles south of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Monday that was taking on water with eight people onboard...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 5 stranded kayakers in St. Thomas

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 5 stranded kayakers in St. Thomas
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hoists one of five stranded kayakers Feb. 13, 2021 from the bottom of a cliff at Caret Point in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.  (Courtesy photo from bystander) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter crews Saturday rescued five stranded kayakers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a distressed snorkeler...