32-year-old male medically evacuated near New Smyrna Beach

32-year-old male medically evacuated near New Smyrna Beach
NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. — U.S. Coast Guard rescue crew medically evacuated a 32-year-old man from a 41-foot sailing vessel about 20-miles southeast of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., Saturday. Emergency dispatchers contacted watchstanders aboard Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., command center at 3:33 a.m. to request a medevac for the male reporting he was experiencing shock-like symptoms from a head...

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Palm Beach coast

Coast Guard searching for missing man off Palm Beach coast
MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews are searching for a missing 40 year-old male who went missing in the water in the vicinity of Singer Island, Fla., Saturday. Around noon Saturday, Coast Guard Sector Miami received notification of five adults who went into the water to recover two girls who were pulled out to sea during a family outing. Sector Miami issued an Urgent Marine Information Broadcast (UMIB),...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Haitian migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 14 Haitian migrants
MIAMI — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Bear repatriated 14 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Miami received notification of a suspected migrant vessel from the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin, east of Lake Worth Inlet, Fla., Jan. 7. After further investigation, the Bluefin embarked 14 Haitian migrants who were later transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak....

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Ft. Lauderdale Beach

MIAMI – The Coast Guard suspended the search for Guma Aguiar, at 8:57 p.m. Thursday, after rescue crews searched for more than 70 hours. Aguiar was first reported overdue Tuesday night, and his boat was found aground on Ft. Lauderdale Beach, Fla., early Wednesday morning. Coast Guard crews worked alongside members of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Broward County Sheriff’s...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people in the water off Bahamas

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin rescues three boaters after their boat sank off West End, Bahamas, May 22, 2011. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin rescued three people following the activation of their personal locator beacon (PLB) when their vessel sank approximately 22 miles northwest of West End, Bahamas, Sunday. Bruce Mandigo, Dave Mandigo...

Coast Guard repatriates 19 Haitian migrants

USCGC Sitkinak file photoMIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence repatriated 19 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Friday morning. Early Monday, a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine aircraft reported they located a 40-foot U.S.-flagged vessel about 32 miles east of Delray Beach, Fla. Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Bluefin interdicted the vessel and discovered...

Coast Guard interdicts 8 migrants off Fort Pierce

MIAMI – The Coast Guard interdicted eight undocumented migrants 20 miles east of Fort Pierce, Fla., Friday.