Coast Guard repatriates 82 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 82 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Miami watchstanders of a migrant vessel about 10 miles east of Sunny Isles, Florida, Jan. 8, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Angela Mcshan’s crews repatriated 82 people to Cuba, Monday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good Samaritan notified Sector Miami watchstanders of a migrant vessel, Jan. 8, at approximately...

Dependable returns home after month-long patrol in Florida Straits

Dependable returns home after month-long patrol in Florida Straits
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable (WMEC 626) returned to their homeport in Virginia Beach, Saturday, following a 29-day patrol in the Florida Straits. In support of the Coast Guard’s Seventh District, Dependable’s crew conducted migrant interdiction operations, collaborating with...

Coast Guard repatriates 94 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 94 people to Cuba
An interdicted migrant voyage approximately 25 miles northeast of Cay Sal, Bahamas, Oct 18, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark’s crew repatriated 94 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, following four interdictions off Florida’s coast. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable’s crew notified Sector Key West watchstanders of a rustic sailing vessel, Monday, at approximately...

Coast Guard transfers 96 Haitians, 2 others, to The Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 96 Haitians, 2 others, to The Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable’s small boat crew transfers people to the cutter from overloaded cabin cruiser, about 20 miles off Boca Raton, Florida, Oct. 12, 2022. T(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Cutter Dependable’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Dependable’s crew transferred 96 Haitians, one Ugandan, and one Bahamian to Bahamian authorities, Sunday, following an interdiction 20...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after 29-day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after 29-day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo. VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned to their homeport in Virginia Beach after a 29-day patrol in the north-eastern coast of the United States, Tuesday. Throughout the patrol, the Dependable’s crew conducted over 15 living marine resource boardings resulting in violations ranging from commercial fishing vessel safety...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable holds 26th change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable holds 26th change of command ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Barfoot) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Coast Guard Cmdr. Joshua D. Burch relieved Cmdr. Christopher R. Parrish as Commanding Officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable on Thursday, in a change of command ceremony held at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. Burch returns to the Dependable, having previously served two tours...

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mariners injured from vessel fire

Coast Guard medevacs 2 mariners injured from vessel fire
A Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City MH-60 Jayhawk at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Cox. CAPE CHARLES, Va.— The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners who suffered burns after their vessel caught fire approximately 36 miles east of Fisherman Island, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Virginia Command Center...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after Northeast and Mid-Atlantic patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after Northeast and Mid-Atlantic patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Barfoot) VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned to Virginia Beach on Friday following a 50-day patrol ranging the eastern seaboard from Eastport, Maine to Charleston, South Carolina. Throughout the patrol, the crew of the Dependable conducted more than 30 fishing vessel boardings in both...

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after patrol in Caribbean

Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns home after patrol in Caribbean
Coast Guard Cutter Dependable file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The crew of the United States Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned home after a 49-day patrol conducting counter-drug and migrant interdiction missions in the Caribbean Sea, Wednesday. The crew of the Dependable conducted two separate counter-narcotics boardings while tasked as a surface asset...