Coast Guard repatriates 69 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 69 people to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Pablo Valent. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Pablo Valent’s crews repatriated 69 people to Cuba, Wednesday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a sailing vessel, Sunday, at approximately 2:10 p.m., about 5 miles southeast of John Pennekamp Park. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard repatriates 68 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 68 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of this migrant vessel approximately 50 miles southwest of Key West, Florida, Jan. 22, 2023. The people were repatriated to Cuba on Jan. 22, 2023. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crews repatriated 68 people to Cuba, Sunday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. Coast Guard Cutter Legare’s crew alerted Sector...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 82 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Miami watchstanders of a migrant vessel about 10 miles east of Sunny Isles, Florida, Jan. 8, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Angela Mcshan’s crews repatriated 82 people to Cuba, Monday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good Samaritan notified Sector Miami watchstanders of a migrant vessel, Jan. 8, at approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Elliot Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Elliot Key
Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish file photo by Petty Officer Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search, Monday, for a 60-year-old male diver who went missing in the vicinity of Elliott Key. Missing is Roberto Salgado. On Saturday, a good Samaritan reported to Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders, at approximately 5 p.m., that a person went missing while snorkeling. A Station...

Coast Guard rescues 7 people off Naples 

Coast Guard rescues 7 people off Naples 
The disabled vessel, Abshire Tide, floats adrift 150 miles offshore from Naples, Florida, Dec. 18, 2022. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike’s crew rescued all seven people aboard after the vessel’s emergency position indicating radio beacon was activated; no injuries were reported. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI— The Coast Guard rescued seven people after their 180-foot motor vessel, Abshire Tide,...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel 96 miles west of Anclote Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel 96 miles west of Anclote Island
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three people, Sunday, after their 25-foot sailboat became disabled 96 miles offshore of Anclote Island, Florida. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received a channel 16 distress alert via VHF-FM radio from the vessel’s owner who reported the need for assistance. The vessel had become disabled...

Coast Guard repatriates 164 people to Cuba 

Coast Guard repatriates 164 people to Cuba 
A good Samaritan alerted Sector Key West watchstanders of a migrant vessel about 50 mile southeast of Key Largo, Florida, Dec. 13, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Islamorada’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutters Charles David Jr. and Raymond Evans’ crews repatriated 164 Cubans to Cuba, Friday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A Customs and Border Protection Air...

Coast Guard and partners locate overdue sailing vessel Atrevida II

Coast Guard and partners locate overdue sailing vessel Atrevida II
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Snyder file photo by Auxiliarist Trey Clifton PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The U.S. Coast Guard, with assistance from the tanker vessel Silver Muna, located the sailing vessel Atrevida II, approximately 214 miles east of Delaware on Tuesday. Found were Kevin Hyde, a 65-year-old male, and Joe Ditomasso, a 76-year-old male. They were last in contact with family and friends on Dec. 3,...

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailing vessel near Oregon Inlet, NC
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue sailing vessel with two people aboard, Monday. Coast Guard Fifth District command center watchstanders received a report Sunday that the 30-foot, blue and white sailing vessel “Atrevida II” had not been heard from since Dec. 3, 2022, when it departed Oregon Inlet, North Carolina. Missing are Kevin Hyde, a 65 year-old male, and Joe...