Coast Guard crews repatriate 14 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard crews repatriate 14 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Knight Island and Nantucket have repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Tuesday. These repatriations are a result of two separate law enforcement cases. On Saturday, the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered interdicted a rustic vessel in the Florida Straits with nine Cuban migrants attempting to enter the United States. On Monday,...

Coast Guard crews repatriate 76 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard crews repatriate 76 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutters Bernard C. Webber and Paul Clark have repatriated 76 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Monday. This repatriation is a result of five separate law enforcement cases. From Dec. 29 through Monday, Coast Guard Cutters Charles David Jr., Paul Clark, Knight Island and Nantucket interdicted rustic vessels in the Florida Straits with Cuban...

Good Samaritan and Coast Guard work together to rescue two men and a dog from burning boat

Good Samaritan and Coast Guard work together to rescue two men and a dog from burning boat
MIAMI — Crewmembers with Coast Guard Station Key West, Fla., and the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket responded to a vessel fire southwest of Marquesas Key, Fla., Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a report from a good Samaritan of two men and a dog aboard a boat engulfed in flames eight nautical miles southwest of Marquesas Key. Both men and dog aboard the...

Coast Guard offloads more than $18 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard offloads more than $18 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket, homeported in St. Petersburg, offloaded more than $18 million in cocaine Wednesday at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg. The Nantucket received the contraband transfer after the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Gallatin and their deployed MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew seized the $18 million in cocaine in the Gulf of Mexico...

Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket returns survivors to Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket returns survivors to Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Three boaters who were rescued by the Coast Guard Monday evening, after their 30-foot sailing vessel suffered engine failure 80 miles west of Tampa, arrived at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket, a 110-foot Island Class patrol boat homeported in St. Petersburg, returned to the sector at 5 p.m. with all three survivors. The initial...

3 boaters rescued by Coast Guard 80 miles west of Tampa

3 boaters rescued by Coast Guard 80 miles west of Tampa
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Three people were rescued by the Coast Guard Monday after their 30-foot sailing vessel became disabled due to engine failure 80 miles west of Tampa. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District in Miami received an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon distress signal at 8:50 a.m. Monday. A good Samaritan arrived on scene with the sailing vessel at approximately 9:30...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 23 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter William Flores repatriated 23 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Wednesday. This repatriation is a result of two separate interdiction cases. Between July 19 and 22, Coast Guard crewmembers worked alongside Customs and Border Protection agents to stop the illegal immigration of Cuban migrants into the United States. During routine...

Coast Guard repatriates 37 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 37 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell repatriated 37 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. This repatriation is a result of four separate interdiction cases. Between June 26 and 29th, Coast Guard crewmembers worked alongside Customs and Border Protection agents to stop the illegal immigration of Cuban migrants into the United States. During routine patrols,...

Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket changes command in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket changes command in St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard Lt. Ryan Waitt relieved Lt. Andrew S. Dunlevy, former commanding officer of the Coast Guard Cutter Nantucket, during a change of command ceremony at Sector St. Petersburg, Friday. During Dunlevy’s command, the Nantucket’s crew logged more than 1,690 hours of underway time conducting nine counter drug and migrant interdiction deployments off the shores of Miami...