Coast Guard transfers 15 migrants to Bahamas; 1 smuggler detained

Coast Guard transfers 15 migrants to Bahamas; 1 smuggler detained
A 24-foot cuddy cabin, Millie Jane, approximately 13 miles east of Miami Beach, Sep. 4, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter William Flores’ crew transferred 15 Haitian migrants to Bahamian authorities, Wednesday. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations agents requested assistance from Coast Guard Sector Miami in the interdiction of a 24-foot cuddy cabin,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Vero Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker near Vero Beach
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search, Saturday, for a 42-year-old male kayaker who went missing Tuesday near Vero Beach, Florida. Missing is Donald Waters from Vero Beach. A backpack containing personal items of Waters was located by a good Samaritan, Saturday, at approximately 12:18 p.m., 12 miles east of Vero Beach. The Coast Guard and mission partners searched more than 7,100 square...

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 9 missing Cubans off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Thetis file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for the nine missing Cubans approximately 26 miles southeast of Key West, Friday, at approximately 10:30 p.m., pending the development of new information. Coast Guard air and surface asset personnel conducted multiple search patterns for more than 192 hours. These searches covered approximately 7,459 square miles, which...

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard suspends search for 6 missing people 23 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Sunday at 10:30 p.m., for six people who were reported as missing approximately 23 miles east of Fort Pierce. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan stating they had rescued a Jamaican national from...

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.

Coast Guard, local agencies search for missing swimmer in Virginia Beach, Va.
Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish file photo by Petty Officer Corinne Zilnicki PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard and other local agencies are searching for a woman who was reported missing off of Virginia Beach early Saturday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the report of the missing swimmer from the Virginia Beach Police Department at approximately 3:45 a.m. She was...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point, Va

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters near Mosquito Point, Va
Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City File Photo PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday evening for two men who went missing near Mosquito Point on the Rappahannock River in Virginia, Sunday. 59-year-old Mark Ringenberg and 59-year-old Stephen Perkins departed from Weems, Virginia aboard a 15-foot Boston Whaler, Sunday morning. Later that evening, their boat was found washed...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA

Coast Guard suspends search for missing teenager off Gloucester Point, VA
Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish file photo by Sean McGrath PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing teenager off Gloucester Point, Virginia, at 11:00 a.m. Saturday. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads watchstanders in Portsmouth were notified at about 4:40 p.m. Friday that a 13-year-old boy went missing while swimming with family members...

Boston based Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish awarded for excellence

Boston based Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish awarded for excellence
Rear Adm. Linda Fagan, commander of the First Coast Guard District, stands with the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish after she presented the team a Mission Excellence Award at Coast Guard Base Boston Thursday, March 17, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cynthia Oldham) BOSTON —  The Coast Guard Cutter Flying Fish crew was presented a mission excellence award...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue fishermen north of Provincetown
BOSTON — The Coast Guard has suspended its active search at 5:55 p.m. Wednesday for two fishermen after they were reported overdue Monday. Missing are the 25-year-old captain and 50-year-old crewman aboard the 45-foot fishing vessel Foxy Lady II, homeported in Gloucester, Mass. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Boston were notified at 8:05 a.m. Monday by the captain’s girlfriend reporting...