Coast Guard, Navy working together during USNS Comfort Deployment 2019

Coast Guard, Navy working together during USNS Comfort Deployment 2019
The Coast Guard Cutters Margaret Norvell and Kathleen Moore crews provide force protection and enforce a 500-yard security zone around the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20), Nov. 4, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — Coast Guard cutters are assisting the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) in November during its medical assistance mission in Haiti, the last stop of a deployment...

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas

Coast Guard notified 3 overdue boaters safely arrived to Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard ended its search for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas after they reported that they were safe and reached the Bahamas, Saturday. Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos officials confirmed, Saturday, that the three Bahamian boaters...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon
A rustic vessel approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew safely embarked the five Cuban adult males, destroyed the vessel as a hazard to navigation. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted five Cuban migrants Friday approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for an overdue boater who was reported missing during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is continuing to search for an overdue boater who was reported missing Sunday during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a, transiting from...

USS James E. Williams rescues 26 migrants, transfers to Coast Guard custody

USS James E. Williams rescues 26 migrants, transfers to Coast Guard custody
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton embarks 26 migrants after being interdicted for attempting to illegally enter to the United States.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) LONG KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted 26 migrants 48 miles southeast of Long Key attempting to illegally enter the United States. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification from a good Samaritan...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 28 Cuban migrants
A Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore boat crew interdicts a 25-foot rustic vessel with 19 Cuban migrants onboard approximately 20 miles north of Cuba. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28 Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba, following two separate interdiction cases. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft crew located a rustic...

Coast Guard suspends search for woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard suspends search for woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas
USCG File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at 8:45 p.m. Thursday for a missing woman 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas. Missing is Isabella Hellman, 41, of Delray Beach. “Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of Ms. Hellman in this difficult time,” said Capt. Aldante Vinciguerra, chief of response for the Coast Guard Seventh District. “Suspending...

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for another approximately 30 miles west of Cay Sal

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for another approximately 30 miles west of Cay Sal
USCG File Photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a life raft and is searching for a female Monday approximately 30 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas. Missing is Isabella Hellman, a resident of Delray Beach, who was last seen at around 8 p.m. Sunday. Watch standers with the Seventh Coast Guard District Command Center received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert from a catamaran...