Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Cuba
Seventeen Cuban migrants sit aboard a rustic vessel approximately 54 miles south of Key West, Florida, March 18, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Monday. The 17 Cuban migrants were interdicted Thursday by the Charles Sexton crew approximately 54 miles south of Key West and brought aboard due to safety of life at...

Coast Guard repatriates 2 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 2 migrants to Cuba
A 4-foot vessel floating, Feb. 13, 2021, off Key West, Florida. Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba after stopping their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, after stopping their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday at 6:45 p.m., for 10 people who were reported as missing approximately 8 miles south of Long Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an overdue rustic vessel with 10 people aboard that departed Feb. 7 from Cuba. Coast Guard crews searched an area of about 12,300 square...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Key West

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Key West
A small boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton rescues two men off a disabled 25-foot boat approximately 20 miles off Dry Tortugas National Park, Dec. 17, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew rescued two people Thursday after their vessel became disabled approximately 20 miles off Dry Tortugas National Park. Rescued were Patrick and Michael...

Coast Guard, Navy, Brazilian navy participate in WWII memorial ceremony

Coast Guard, Navy, Brazilian navy participate in WWII memorial ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew participates in a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 15, 2020, near the last known location of the R12 submarine (SS 89) accident. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Maya Gause) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton, the coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr and the Brazilian training ship Brasil held a memorial wreath-laying ceremony at sea Sunday, in honor of the...

Motor tanker Ocean Pearl rescues man stranded at sea

Motor tanker Ocean Pearl rescues man stranded at sea
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man, Friday, who was pulled out to sea by Tropical Storm Eta approximately 61 miles southeast of Key West. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received notification from the motor tanker Ocean Pearl crew stating they rescued a 69-year-old Cuban man who reported to be stranded at sea for approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two boaters who have been missing since February 19, after they were reported overdue. Missing are Gerald Cook, 81, Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130H, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Coast...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard  HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida Thursday. Overdue are Gerald Cook, 81, and Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs aboard the 52-foot yellow steel vessel Rom’e. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek
A Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton small boat crew interdict a Cuban migrant vessel and safely embark the migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Florida Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.  (Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...