Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters adrift for three days

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters adrift for three days
Coast Guard and British Virgin Islands authorities rescued four men Jan. 11, 2022 from a disabled vessel that was adrift for three days near the British Virgin Islands. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAINT THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard crews and British Virgin Islands authorities Tuesday rescued four men from a disabled vessel that was adrift for three days near the British Virgin Islands. Rescued...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing diver near Hull Beach

Coast Guard concludes search for missing diver near Hull Beach
Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units concluded their search for a missing free diver, who was recovered deceased Monday by the crew of a St. Thomas Rescue vessel near Hull Bay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The deceased diver is a man, 39, a resident of St. Thomas who worked at a...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater off Loiza, Puerto Rico
Coast Guard file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard suspended the search at sunset Sunday for a missing 20-year-old boater off the north and northeastern coast of Puerto Rico. Still missing is Jan Carlos Olivos Castro, 20, who along with three other men was reportedly aboard a 16-foot boat that reportedly sank Thursday off the coast of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. “Making the determination...

Good Samaritans rescue 2 overdue fishermen just off Outer Brass, U.S. Virgin Islands

Good Samaritans rescue 2 overdue fishermen just off Outer Brass, U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Two overdue fishermen were rescued by Good Samaritans early Wednesday morning just off the western coast of Outer Brass north of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued were brothers Francis Brian and Edver Brian, who were located inside a small cove safely aboard their 16-foot fishing boat that had become disabled. “This case highlights the importance of filing a float...

Coast Guard Sector San Juan units receive 29-foot Response Boat Small II

Coast Guard Sector San Juan units receive 29-foot Response Boat Small II
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan received four new 29-foot Response Boat Small (RB-S II)  platforms April 9 and April 11, 2013 as part of the service’s plan to standardize and revitalize its shore-based fleet including the Sector San Juan area or responsibility. Production contractors from Metal Shark Aluminum Boats delivered two RB-S II’s to Coast Guard...