Coast Guard rescues 2 people 31 miles off Homosassa Springs, FL

Coast Guard rescues 2 people 31 miles off Homosassa Springs, FL
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater air crew rescued two people aboard a disabled 42-foot sailing vessel 31 miles off Homosassa Springs, Florida Sunday. The MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew safely returned the two men to Air Station Clearwater in good health. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a registered 406MHz Personal...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for woman near Portsmouth Island, NC
Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Lt. Cmdr. C. T. O’Neil OCRACOKE INLET, N.C. —The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old woman in the water in the vicinity of Portsmouth Island in Ocracoke Inlet, North Carolina. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina command center received a report via 911 at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Saturday of a capsized canoe...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, cat 34 miles off Sarasota

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, cat 34 miles off Sarasota
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater air crew rescued two people and a cat aboard a 35-foot sailing vessel taking on water 34 miles off Sarasota Monday. The Canadian father and son, and their pet were safely returned to Air Station Clearwater and reported in good health. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a registered...

Coast Guard transfers 41 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 41 migrants to Bahamas
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew transferred 41 migrants from Little Inagua Island to Bahamian authorities, Sept. 10, 2021. The aircrew transported the migrants to Inagua International Airport where they will be processed by Bahamian authorities. The aircrew was conducting a scheduled patrol...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba
The Cost Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew interdicted a migrant chug approximately 18 miles southwest of Key West, Florida, Sep. 8, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew repatriated 14 Cubans to Cuba, Friday, following two interdictions off the coast of Key West, Florida. While on a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 aircrew notified...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Daytona Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Daytona Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday for Jim Evans, a 50-year-old male diver, who went missing Friday approximately 30 miles east of Daytona Beach. The Coast Guard and partners searched approximately 5, 297 square miles for 100 search hours. At 11:57 a.m. Friday, a 28-foot center console dive vessel notified Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing crew member off Florida Keys

Coast Guard suspends search for missing crew member off Florida Keys
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders suspended the search for Adianel Morales, Thursday, pending new information. The captain of the fishing vessel Bigfoot reported Morales missing Tuesday, at approximately 11 p.m., less than 1 mile from Marquesas Key to Sector...

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue to support Haiti

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue to support Haiti
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater aircrew members prepare to depart in support of the humanitarian efforts taking place in Haiti after a 7.2 earthquake in Great Inagua, Bahamas, Aug. 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard and partner agency aircrews continue to respond to critically injured Haitian citizens by transporting them...

Coast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

Coast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater helicopter crew members embark a Haitian citizen from an impacted area in Haiti, Aug. 18, 2021. (Coast Guard Video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) MIAMI — Coast Guard air crews continue to provide critical medical support for Haitian citizens and the Haitian government. “The lives we saved would have been lost if rescue action wasn’t...