Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominican migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 76 Dominican migrants
US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard Cutter Diligence (WMEC-616) repatriated 76 of 80 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Friday following the interdiction of three separate illegal migrant voyages near Puerto Rico. Four other migrants will remain in Puerto Rico to face possible federal prosecution on charges of violating 8 USC 1326,...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to homeport after 62-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to homeport after 62-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned to Little Creek, Virginia, after completing a 62-day Mid-Atlantic fisheries patrol, Saturday. From New Jersey to South Carolina, the Dependable’s boarding teams conducted 39 boardings, and inspected the catch, gear and lifesaving equipment of U.S. fishing vessels to ensure they met all...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday for a missing fisherman who reportedly went overboard 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Missing is Russell Minor. After searching more than 4,640 square miles for over 42 hours, officials were unable to locate Minor who was reported missing Sunday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canavera

Coast Guard continues to search for missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canavera
Coast Guard Cutter William Flores file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Missing is Russell Minor. Coast Guard crews have searched approximately 4,600 square miles. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center...

Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. At 2:57 a.m., Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the 46-foot fishing vessel Day Boat Too, stating the captain, a 30-year-old male, went overboard. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard offloads 27,000 pounds of cocaine at Base Miami Beach

Coast Guard offloads 27,000 pounds of cocaine at Base Miami Beach
The Coast Guard Cutter Tampa crew standing among approximately 27,000 pounds of seized cocaine Mar. 22, 2019 at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tampa (WMEC-902) offloaded approximately 27,000 pounds of cocaine Friday at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach worth an estimated $360 million wholesale seized...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after seizing $44 million in cocaine

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after seizing $44 million in cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned home to Virginia Beach, Virginia, Monday after a 59-day patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. While deployed, the Dependable crew aided Joint Interagency Task Force South in conducting counter-drug and alien migrant interdiction operations. During their patrol, the Dependable’s boarding...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to homeport in VA after hurricane response

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to homeport in VA after hurricane response
A U.S. Coast Guard crew from the Cutter Dependable assists with Hurricane Florence response in North Carolina.(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Jezel Huston and Ensign Lauren Kowalski) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable (WMEC-626) returned to Little Creek, Virginia, after responding to Hurricane Florence and conducting a 42-day Mid-Atlantic fisheries patrol, Monday. During...

Cutter Hamilton oversees Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response

Cutter Hamilton oversees Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response
Two Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton smallboat crews conduct training Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 near Mayport, Florida in preparation for Hurricane Florence response efforts.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Kiana Kekoa CHARLESTON, S.C. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton (WMSL-753) oversaw five Coast Guard cutters in the Surface Action Group South during Hurricane Florence response efforts. The...