Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners from disabled lancha in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard rescues 4 mariners from disabled lancha in Gulf of Mexico
Coast Guard Cutter Decisive file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard law enforcement crews rescued four mariners from their disabled lancha illegally fishing in the Gulf of Mexico, Feb. 6, 2020. While on a routine patrol a Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew located a lancha with four mariners aboard signaling distress....

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assists disabled boat

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assists disabled boat
A rescue and assistance team from Coast Guard Cutter Decisive repairs a disabled vessel’s engine January 16, 2020. (Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard Cutter Decisive assisted a disabled vessel offshore Mobile, Alabama, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 7:23 a.m. Friday that the 52-foot vessel, Sava, was disabled and adrift with four...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns to homeport after 58-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returns to homeport after 58-day patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive conducts damage control training in the Gulf of Mexico, March 28, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) PENSACOLA, Fl. – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive is scheduled to return home to Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, Friday, following a 58-day patrol. The 75-person crew departed to complete a three-week Tailored Ship’s Training Availability...

Coast Guard responds to injured fishermen 70 miles southwest of Marco Island

Coast Guard responds to injured fishermen 70 miles southwest of Marco Island
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photoST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard responded to the report of an injured fishermen Monday approximately 70 miles southwest of Marco Island. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a call on VHF marine radio Channel 16 at approximately 7:15 a.m. from a crew member on board the 34-foot fishing vessel reporting a fellow crew member...

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard returns 71 migrants to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard returned 71 of 81 interdicted migrants to law enforcement authorities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic over the weekend following multiple at sea interdictions off Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Ten other migrants interdicted are facing federal prosecution in Puerto Rico for attempting to illegally re-enter...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive loads relief supplies in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive loads relief supplies in aftermath of Hurricane Maria
Miami – The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive loads relief supplies in aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Miami, October 3, 2017. The supplies which include lumber, water and generators are to assist in the relief effort. U.S. Coast Guard photos. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

Coast Guard offloads more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades

Coast Guard offloads more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades
Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba crewmembers offload more than 3 tons of cocaine in Port Everglades, Florida Monday, Aug. 7, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Ryan Kelley MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba offloaded approximately 3.1 tons of cocaine Monday in Port Everglades worth an estimated $85 million in wholesale value seized in international waters off the Eastern Pacific...

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive crew returns home from Caribbean Patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Decisive crew returns home from Caribbean Patrol
PASCAGOULA, Miss. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Decisive returned to their homeport in Pascagoula, Mississippi on Friday, following a six-week patrol in the Caribbean Sea supporting the Joint Interagency Task Force-South. During the deployment, the 70-member crew of the Decisive was primarily responsible for conducting counter drug operations in support of U.S. and international laws. The...

Coast Guard offloads approximately $44 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads approximately $44 million of  cocaine in St. Petersburg
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Decisive offloaded approximately 1,328 kilograms of cocaine worth an estimated wholesale value of nearly $44 million at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Tuesday. During an Operation Martillo patrol on Nov. 29, crewmembers from the Decisive detected a 170-foot bulk freighter motor vessel northeast of Punta San Blas, Panama. After communicating...