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...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel east of Cape Canaveral
Fireman Emmanuel Roman, a Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce boat crew member, tosses a heaving line to the disabled 68-foot sailing vessel, Distant Drummer, Nov. 27, 2019 to tow the vessel to a safe harbor in Fort Pierce. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anndrew Krok MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel assisted a disabled 68-foot sailing vessel more than 420 miles east...

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach
Pictured are 14 Haitian migrants and two suspected smugglers in a 30-foot cabin cruiser approximately 12 miles east of Boynton Beach, Florida, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants a Dominican migrant and a suspected smuggler Wednesday 12 miles east of Boynton Beach. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the Palm...