Coast Guard rescues 2 off The Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 2 off The Bahamas
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber’s crew rescued two people aboard the 110-foot motor vessel, Supplier One, Sunday, after it started taking on water 35 miles off Great Inagua, The Bahamas. The people were reported in good health and transferred to officials in Matthew Town. A Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Cutter interdicts 199 Haitian

Coast Guard Cutter interdicts 199 Haitian
Coast Guard crews transfer 199 Haitians to the Haitian authorities in Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Oct. 2, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews rescued 199 Haitians, Thursday, and they were safely transferred to Haitian authorities, Saturday. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew located and notified Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders...

Coast Guard intercepts 202 Haitians

Coast Guard intercepts 202 Haitians
A small boat from Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C Webber hands out lifejackets to Haitian migrants about 20 miles northwest of Cap Du Mole, Haiti, Sept. 28, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews rescued 202 Haitians, Tuesday, and they were safely transferred to Haitian authorities, Thursday. During a routine patrol, Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C Webber’s crew located a 50-foot...

Coast Guard transfers 8 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 8 migrants to Bahamas
U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection agents search a 20-foot pleasure craft that was interdicted by a U.S. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet boat crew due to suspicious activity Aug. 31, 2021 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard Courtesy photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber’s crew transferred eight Hatian migrants to Bahamian authorities, Thursday, after interdicting...

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body near Boynton Beach Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body near Boynton Beach Inlet
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies recovered a body Monday, after a plane crashed one mile south of the Boynton Beach Jetty. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office divers reported they found the body inside the aircraft at approximately 11 a.m. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately...

3 overdue boaters rescued 14 miles north of Bahamas

3 overdue boaters rescued 14 miles north of Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association with rescuing three overdue boaters stranded on a sandbar Saturday approximately 14 miles north of West End, Bahamas. The RBDF sent Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders an agency assist request at approximately 1:45 a.m. for the...

Coast Guard assists 5, stresses EPIRB importance

Coast Guard assists 5, stresses EPIRB importance
The Cospas-Sarsat satellite system uses a combination of different satellites to detect and locate emergency beacons. The satellites relay the distress signals from the emergency beacons to a network of ground stations and ultimately to the U.S. Mission Control Center in Suitland, Maryland. The USMCC processes the distress signal and alerts the appropriate search and rescue authorities to who is in...

Coast Guard ends search for man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Coast Guard ends search for man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews ended the search for Anthony Graham, Monday near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park after Port St. Lucie Police Department recovered a body matching his description. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call, at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, from Graham’s family stating they lost sight of him out at sea. Coast...

Coast Guard searching for 27-year-old man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Coast Guard searching for 27-year-old man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Port St. Lucie Police Department are searching for a person who went missing in the water in the vicinity of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, Saturday. Missing is Anthony Graham, 27. He was last seen wearing dark, navy blue shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received...