Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriates 15 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriates 15 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 15 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday. On April 3, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from a Customs and Border Protection aircraft stating they located a rustic vessel southwest of Key West with possible migrants aboard. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Confidence located...

Coast Guard repatriates 46 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 46 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday. The Seventh Coast Guard District prosecuted four different Cuban migration cases that resulted in a total of 46 interdicted migrants by the crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Knight Island and Sawfish. The 46 migrants were later transferred to the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak...

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 32 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated 32 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received notification of a 15-foot rustic vessel with 12 Cuban migrants aboard southwest of Key West Oct. 18 from the cruise ship Disney Magic. The Coast Guard Cutter Decisive arrived on scene and embarked 12 Cuban migrants. The 12 migrants...

Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray repatriates 15 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray repatriates 15 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray repatriated 15 Cuban migrants, from two separate vessels, to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday. Watchstanders at the Seventh Coast Guard District received notification of a rustic vessel with six Cuban migrants aboard, south of Marquesas, Fla., and nine migrants aboard a rustic vessel south of Key West, Fla. Sept. 17. The Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak...

Coast Guard repatriates 35 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 35 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Repatriation of 35 Cuban migrants was conducted by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. On Sunday, Coast Coast watchstanders received notification of a chug south of Key West, Fla., with migrants aboard. Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island was diverted, embarked the migrants and transferred them to the cutter Ocracoke who repatriated 11 migrants Friday. Coast...

Coast Guard repatriates 22 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 22 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Thursday. The 22 Cuban migrants were interdicted at sea during two separate cases since Wednesday. “Migrants attempting to illegally enter the United States by boat often travel aboard dangerously overloaded and ill-equipped vessels,” said, Capt. Brendan McPherson, 7th...

Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island crew receives Meritorious Unit Commendation

Key West, Fla. — Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island were awarded the Meritorious Unit Commendation award on Thursday at Sector Key West, Fla., by Captain Pat DeQuattro, commander of Coast Guard Sector Key West. For 2010 to 2011, the crewmembers of Kodiak Island spent 4,000 hours underway, totaling over 146 days away from homeport. During this period the Kodiak Island crewmembers...

Coast Guard repatriates 46 Cuban migrants, 42 Haitian migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 46 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, and 42 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, during the past week. The migrants were interdicted at sea during five separate cases since March 9. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 35 Cuban migrants Saturday. The Kodiak Island crew repatriated eight Cuban migrants Sunday. var _bos...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Kodiak Island repatriated 13 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Friday. The migrants were interdicted at sea Saturday by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island. Once aboard a Coast Guard cutter, all migrants receive food, water, shelter, and basic medical attention. The cutters Kodiak Island and Knight Island are 110-foot patrol...