Coast Guard Cutter Ibis receives new commander

Coast Guard Cutter Ibis receives new commander
Lt. j.g. Karida J. Harris relieves Lt. James Martin of his duty as commander of Coast Guard cutter Ibis in a change of command ceremony, July 23, 2020, Ft. Pierce, Florida. (Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Daniel Delgado.) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Ibis’ crew held a change-of-command Thursday in Ft. Pierce. During the ceremony, Lt. j.g. Karida J. Harris assumed command from Lt. James T. Martin. “It...

Coast Guard, CBP interdicts 23 migrants after stopping illegal voyage off Delray Beach

Coast Guard, CBP interdicts 23 migrants after stopping illegal voyage off Delray Beach
On July 16, 2020. Coast Guard and Customs and Border Patrol law enforcement teams halted the illegal voyage of this 25-foot boat carrying 23 migrants near Delray Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard and Customs and Border Patrol teams halted an illegal voyage, Thursday, about 8 miles east of Delray Beach. Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet, Coast Guard Cutter Ibis and CBP...

Coast Guard interdicts 6 migrants 7 miles east of Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 6 migrants 7 miles east of Boca Raton
Coast Guard Cutter Ibis file photo BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted six migrants Monday 7 miles east of Boca Raton. The Coast Guard Cutter Ibis (WPB-87338) crew arrived on scene and interdicted the six male Cuban migrants. The crew safely embarked all six migrants aboard the cutter. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a suspicious 15-foot...

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel from 110 miles East of Cape May

Coast Guard tows disabled vessel from 110 miles East of Cape May
Coast Guard Cutter Ibis file photo PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard towed a disabled sailing vessel with two people aboard to the Cape May Harbor today. Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay watchstanders were notified by the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway at about 4 a.m. Monday that the 50-foot sailing vessel Blue Nomad had become disabled about 110 miles east of Cape May. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard suspends search for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard search for a missing diver, 30-miles off Cape Fear, was suspended at 1:40 p.m. Friday. The search for the 48-year old man began after his diving equipment reportedly failed, Thursday. Involved in the search was a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Oak Island, a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Wrightsville Beach, an MH-60...

Coast Guard searching for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC

Coast Guard searching for diver 30 miles southeast of Cape Fear, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Coast Guard is searching for a 48-year-old man, 30-miles southeast of Cape Fear, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders were notified that a diver from the vessel Atlantis reportedly experienced equipment failure and did not resurface, at approximately 10:50 a.m. Watchstanders from Sector North Carolina dispatched a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast...

Search called off after vessel taking on water off NJ was located safe

Search called off after vessel taking on water off NJ was located safe
PHILADELPHIA — The search that began after the Coast Guard received a distress call from a vessel taking on water was called off Monday after the vessel was located in Somers Point, New Jersey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a mayday call on VHF marine radio channel 16 at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday from the 43′ recreational vessel Interlude,...

Coast Guard searching for vessel in distress

Coast Guard searching for vessel in distress
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a vessel in distress off the shore of New Jersey. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia received a mayday call on VHF marine radio channel 16 at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday from the fishing vessel Interlude, stating the vessel was taking on water and heading into port. The Coast Guard launched an MH-65 dolphin...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot
PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard suspended its search Friday for a missing pilot whose plane crashed Thursday seven miles southeast of Atlantic City. “Due to the amount of time that has elapsed since the plane crash and the information we have gathered from our searches, we made the difficult decision to suspend active search efforts pending further developments,” said Capt. Benjamin Cooper,...