Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from sinking catamaran
A Coast Guard Station San Juan small boat crew rescue two people after it was reported the sailing vessel Blue Cocktail was taking on water 10 miles north of Manati, Puerto Rico, Dec. 6, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard video) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews and the crew of the passenger ferry Kydon combined efforts to rescue two boaters from a sinking catamaran Friday night, approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Ocean Park Beach in San Juan

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers off Ocean Park Beach in San Juan
Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric D. Woodall SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued two kayakers Sunday morning, in waters just of Ocean Park Beach in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The two men rescued were reported to be tourists, who used a smart watch to relay a distress...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship crewmember near St. Croix

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship crewmember near St. Croix
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter assists a cruise ship crewmember medevaced earlier from the cruise ship  Marella Explorer, approximately 50 nautical miles southeast of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands Nov. 26 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 29-year-old crewmember from the cruise ship Marella Explorer 2 Tuesday,...

Coast Guard searching for missing for fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for missing for fisherman off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching Monday for a missing fisherman in waters just off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier (WPC-1115) crewmember inspects a migrant vessel just off Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico that was adrift and without engines with 13 migrants aboard Nov. 18, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard repatriated 13 migrants to the Dominican Republic and ended a two-day search Tuesday for three others who remain missing as part of an illegal migrant voyage Monday...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Aida Perla passenger just off Ponce, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Aida Perla passenger just off Ponce, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter transfers a passenger who experienced a possible heart attack and was medevaced from the the Aida Perla cruise ship off the southern coast of Ponce, Puerto Rico Nov. 13, 2019. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard helicopter medevaced a 74-year-old German citizen passenger from the cruise ship Aida Perla Wednesday, approximately 50 nautical...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Dominican, returns 5 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Dominican, returns 5 Haitian migrants
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) is on scene with a migrant vessel interdicted Oct. 6, 2019 in the Mona Passage. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutters Joseph Tezanos (WPC-1118) and Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 82 Dominican migrants and 5 Haitians to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Monday, following the interdiction of five illegal...

Missing diver rescued off reef near La Paguera in Lajas, Puerto Rico

Missing diver rescued off reef near La Paguera in Lajas, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A multiagency search effort for a missing diver involving the Coast Guard and local agencies ended Thursday night after the crew of a Puerto Rico Police Joint Forces of Rapid Action marine located and rescued the diver off a reef near La Parguera in Lajas, Puerto Rico. Rescued was a 35 year-old man, who goes by the name of Peter...

Coast Guard searches for missing diver in waters just off “La Parguera” in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searches for missing diver in waters just off "La Parguera" in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing diver in waters near “La Parguera” in Lajas Puerto Rico. The missing diver is a 30 year-old man, who reportedly goes by the name of Peter Pan and was wearing a dark wet suit and diving with one tank when last seen, approximately a mile south of Media Luna Cay near La Parguera. Wathstanders...