Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 55-year old missing diver half a mile south of Deerfield Beach, Florida. After searching 3,932 square-nautical miles for over 68 hours, officials were unable to locate the diver who was reported missing from a dive boat on Sunday night. “The Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission is one we take very personally, and it is never easy suspending...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disabled vessel 39 miles north of Freeport

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assist disabled vessel 39 miles north of Freeport
A Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell smallboat crew prepares to assist the Viking Lady. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled 45-foot pleasure craft, Viking Lady, with four people aboard 39 miles north of Freeport, Bahamas, Sunday. The Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell (WPC-1105) and crew safely towed the vessel and crew to a commercial salvage vessel, who took over...

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon
Plane wreckage located half a mile north of Marathon airport, Sept. 8, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard recovered two bodies from a downed aircraft incident half a mile north of Marathon Airport, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan of a debris field from a possible downed aircraft north of Marathon Airport. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez (WPC-1114) repatriated 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic Navy patrol boat Proción (GC-103) Sunday near Samaná, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage Saturday afternoon in Mona Passage waters near Puerto...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near Sebastian Inlet during Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near Sebastian Inlet during Hurricane Dorian
MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing a person from the water Sunday near Sebastian Inlet. Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce watchstanders received a call from the Indian River Police Department initially stating there were three people in the water near Sebastian Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Miami Beach watchstanders put out an urgent marine information broadcast...

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters
Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. Missing are Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday...

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing boaters in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for 4 missing boaters in Puerto Rico
USCG File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended the search for four boaters at sunset Tuesday, who have been missing since Thursday, after their vessel reportedly experienced mechanical problems near Icacos Cay in the area of ​​Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Still missing are Hector Méndez, 60, Héctor Méndez Jr., 30, Javier Méndez, 52, and Victor Goitia, 59. “As with any...

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended its search for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas after they reported that they were safe and reached the Bahamas, Saturday. Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos officials confirmed, Saturday, that the three Bahamian boaters...

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue boaters near Sugarloaf Key

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue boaters near Sugarloaf Key
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report that the three people did not arrive to the Bahamas at the projected time of Thusday, 6 p.m. Searching are: googletag.cmd.push(function()...