Coast Guard investigating passenger ferry and sailing vessel collision

Coast Guard investigating passenger ferry and sailing vessel collision
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico − Marine investigators from Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Saint Thomas are investigating the cause of a collision between the passenger ferry Capitol Venture and the commercial sailing vessel New Horizons, which occurred approximately half a nautical mile east of the Red Hook Channel entrance in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The incident was reported to the Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from capsized vessel off St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 fishermen from capsized vessel off St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued two fishermen Monday, after their 21-foot Boston Whaler capsized, approximately seven nautical miles northeast of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued are Juan Reyes Serrano, 49, and Benigo Rodríguez, 27, U.S. citizens from Puerto Rico residents of St. Croix, who reportedly departed Monday morning from St. Croix on a fishing trip to the...

Search for second boater continues after Coast Guard recovers deceased boater

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews recovered a boater deceased from the water Tuesday and are searching for one other, in waters south of Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.