Coast Guard repatriates 8 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 8 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Station Islamorada law enforcement crew interdicts a migrant boat with 7 migrants, Islamorada, Florida, March 2, 2021. The migrants were repatriated to Cuba. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Brant’s crew repatriated eight Cuban migrants to Cuba, Saturday. Seven of the migrants were interdicted by a Station Islamorada law enforcement team off Islamorada’s...

Body of missing diver located off Key West

Body of missing diver located off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — Divers from a commercial dive company found the missing 50-year-old diver Jordan Fisher in the Vandenberg wreck off Key West at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday. A Coast Guard Cutter Brant search crew brought her body ashore. A commercial dive company employee called Sector Key West watchstanders reporting Fisher missing Tuesday after she did not...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men after their boat sank off Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men after their boat sank off Key West
Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — A Coast Guard rescue crew and a good Samaritan rescued two men after their boat sank, Saturday, near Key West. After the good Samaritan rescued the man in the water, the man stated his boat sank around sunrise this morning and there was one other person missing. A Coast Guard Station Key...

Coast Guard, Gulfport Fire Department extinguish fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant

Coast Guard, Gulfport Fire Department extinguish fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant
Members from Gulfport Fire Department and a Coast Guard member extinguish a fire aboard Coast Guard Cutter Brant, which was moored in Gulfport, Mississippi, October 18, 2017. The two Coast Guard members who were aboard the vessel were evaluated by emergency medical services and have been released (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans/released) NEW ORLEANS – Members...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to adrift burning barge
The Coast Guard responds to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, August 3, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Davis) NEW ORLEANS—The Coast Guard is responding to an adrift barge that caught on fire approximately 2 miles west of Cat Island, Mississippi, Thursday. Gulfport Fire Department reports that they have extinguished...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard concludes search for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard concluded the search for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Wednesday. The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources located the body of the missing person and transported the body to a nearby coroner’s office. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person near West Ship Island
USCG File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing person near West Ship Island near Gulfport, Mississippi, Tuesday. The missing person is Kevin Anderson. Coast Guard Station Gulfport watchstanders received a notification at 6:48 a.m. from the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources of an unmanned vessel that had ran ashore near Gulfport Harbor with an active motor. Involved...

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers

Coast Guard rescues lift boat crewmembers
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued four crewmembers aboard the lift boat Superior Trust, as it became unstable near Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a call at 3:19 a.m. reporting one of the Superior Trust’s legs failed and made contact with a natural gas platform’s walkway resulting in approximately 10 gallons of oil discharge. Coast...

Coast Guard and good Samaritan responds to vessel fire

Coast Guard and good Samaritan responds to vessel fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are responding to the report of a vessel on fire approximately 150 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report at 3:28 a.m. from the National Command Center of an electrical fire in the engine room of the motor vessel Alliance St Louis. Coast Guard Aviation...