Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters

Coast Guard interdicts 5 lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Multiple Coast Guard law enforcement crews detected and interdicted five Mexican lancha boat crews engaged in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities in federal waters off the coast of southern Texas, Dec. 23, 2021. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search near Southwest Pass, La.

Coast Guard suspends search near Southwest Pass, La.
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Rescue crews searched more than 4,600 square miles for a combined search time of 80 hours. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at 1:30 p.m. Thursday from the fishing vessel Master Wayne crew reporting a crewmember reportedly fell overboard. Rescue...

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba
A rustic vessel floating approximately 15 miles east of Key Largo, Aug. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 19 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a suspicious vessel with two people aboard approximately 15 miles east of...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba; 2 smugglers detained

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba; 2 smugglers detained
Two Cubans in a 10-foot styrofoam hull rustic vessel with off Key West, Aug. 3, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 29 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a suspicious vessel with 20 people aboard near Cuban waters, Aug. 2, at...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr respondes to a vessel fire with three people aboard near the Houston Ship Channel entrance Oct. 3, 2020, in Galveston, Texas. The Daniel Tarr crew arrived on scene and began extinguishing the fire alongside the Erin T, an offshore supply vessel and a good Samaritan safely removed the passengers from the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) HOUSTON — The Coast Guard...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston, Texas
The Coast Guard Daniel Tarr is moored at Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, during its commissioning ceremony Jan. 10, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Houston-Galveston Drone Team. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard held a commissioning ceremony for the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, the service’s 36th fast response cutter, at Coast Guard Sector Field Office Galveston, Texas, Friday. Vice...

Coast Guard to commission Fast Response Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston

Coast Guard to commission Fast Response Cutter Daniel Tarr in Galveston
The Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr moored in Galveston, Texas U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is scheduled to hold a commissioning ceremony for the service’s 36th fast response cutter, the Coast Guard Cutter Daniel Tarr, in Galveston, Texas, Friday. Daniel Tarr, the cutter’s namesake, was one of four Coast Guard coxswains who served...

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters

Coast Guard announces names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters
Cutter Bernard C. Webber (WPC-1101) was the first of the United States Coast Guard’s Fast Response Cutters. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has announced the names for its Sentinel Class of Fast Response Cutters, each vessel being named for a deceased leader, trailblazer or hero of the Coast Guard and its predecessor services of the U.S....