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...

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore returns to homeport

Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore returns to homeport
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore returned Monday to their homeport in Key West following a 19-day patrol. During their past two patrols, the crew of the Kathleen Moore interdicted more than 1,170 pounds of cocaine worth approximately $18 million, detained four suspected smugglers in two separate ventures and were a part of a search and rescue case that resulted in two lives...

Coast Guard suspends search for Cuban migrant reported missing

Coast Guard suspends search for Cuban migrant reported missing
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday night for a Cuban migrant reported missing Monday. Coast Guard crews suspended their search at 7:40 p.m. after covering more than 652 square miles in the Straits of Florida. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Kathleen Moore crew assisted in the search for the missing man. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrant reported missing

Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrant reported missing
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Tuesday for a Cuban migrant reported missing following the discovery of 11 Cuban migrants on Big Pine Key. The 11 men reported they left Thursday from Cuba with 12 people aboard a chug, and one man was separated from the group after entering the water Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew and the Coast Guard Cutter...