Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended at 10 p.m. Sunday the four-day search for additional survivors of a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals. Rescue crews also recovered 11 people deceased, whose nationalities...

Good Samaritan finds missing person’s body near Mule Key

Good Samaritan finds missing person's body near Mule Key
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — Coast Guard, partner agencies and a good Samaritan located the body of a missing person, Friday, at approximately 12:40 p.m. near Mule Key. The body of 28-year-old Jewel Hammond was located. A good Samaritan reported a deceased body about 200 yards east of Mule Key. A fellow...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and partner agency air and surface assets continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized vessel in the Mona Passage, approximately 10 nautical miles north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals, of which eight remain hospitalized....

Coast Guard repatriates 207 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 207 people to Haiti
Haitians are transferred from a grossly overloaded, unsafe vessel to Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s small boat approximately 20 miles south of Turks and Caicos, May 9, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa-Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell’s crew repatriated 207 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Wednesday, after being stopped approximately 20 miles...

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from vessel taking on water near Bayshore

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from vessel taking on water near Bayshore
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists the six people in distress after their boat was taking on water 16 miles west of Bayshore, Florida, Apr. 03, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a 26-foot pleasure craft taking on water, Sunday, approximately 16 miles west of Bayport, Florida. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing people off Sugarloaf Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing people off Sugarloaf Key
Capsized vessel near Sugarloaf Key, Florida, March 31, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the possible people missing at sea, Saturday, at approximately 8 p.m., from a migrant venture, pending new information. Monroe County Sheriff’s Office deputies notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a migrant landing, Thursday, at approximately 9:30 p.m. with...

Coast Guard transfers 28 people to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 28 people to Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Manowar file photo by PA3 Andrew Kendrick MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Manowar’s crew transferred 28 people to Bahamian authorities, Tuesday, after rescuing them in Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas. An Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew dropped off a radio and supplies, Friday, after a flare alerted them to people stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas. A Customs and Border Protection...

Coast Guard Tampa Bay units assist 10 people in 3 days

Coast Guard Tampa Bay units assist 10 people in 3 days
A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew tows a 21-foot disabled vessel with four people 57 miles offshore to the Coquina Beach boat ramp in Bradenton, Florida March 19, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Coast Guard Tampa Bay rescue crews responded to multiple search and rescue cases in the region Friday through Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard medevacs child 264 miles southwest of Clearwater

Coast Guard medevacs child 264 miles southwest of Clearwater
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 7-year-old passenger from the cruise ship, Carnival Dream, 264 miles southwest of Clearwater, Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew flew the child and her father to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in stable condition. A Carnival Dream crewmember reported...