Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search, Tuesday, for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Diving equipment matching the description of Obi was located by a diver Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m. about 250...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard search crews are looking for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and Jacksonville Fire department officers are conducting side-scan sonar scans of the seafloor. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers are searching...

Coast Guard transfers 18 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 18 migrants to Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew transferred 18 Haitian migrants to the Bahamas, Saturday, following an interdiction, Thursday, approximately one mile east of Lake Worth Inlet. Palm Beach Sheriff officers reported to Sector Miami watchstanders, Thursday, a 27-foot vessel was located boating without lights at night. They were stopped for safety concerns, and it was discovered the...

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 14 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard crews took 14 migrants off a rustic vessel, April 10, 2021, due to safety of life at sea concerns off Key West, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 14 Cuban migrants to Cuba Tuesday. A good Samaritan reported the rustic vessel with 14 people aboard to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders Saturday approximately 35 miles...

Coast Guard Cutter Stone completes Operation Southern Cross

Coast Guard Cutter Stone completes Operation Southern Cross
U.S. Coast Guard and Guyana Coast Guard small boats patrol behind the USCGC Stone (WMSL 758) off the coast of Guyana on Jan. 9, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) crew arrived in their homeport of North Charleston, S.C., Monday, following the conclusion of the Operation Southern Cross, a patrol to the...

Body of missing diver located off Key West

Body of missing diver located off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — Divers from a commercial dive company found the missing 50-year-old diver Jordan Fisher in the Vandenberg wreck off Key West at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday. A Coast Guard Cutter Brant search crew brought her body ashore. A commercial dive company employee called Sector Key West watchstanders reporting Fisher missing Tuesday after she did not...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 migrants off Plantation Key

Coast Guard interdicts 2 migrants off Plantation Key
A rustic vessel drifting, Feb. 26, 2021, approximately eight miles south of Plantation Key. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba, Monday, after a Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew interdicted their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A good Samaritan reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders that a rustic vessel...

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 5 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet smallboat crew stops a migrant sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns, Feb. 20,2021, approximately 2 miles southeast of Lake Worth Inlet. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans (WPC-1110) crew repatriated five Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, after a Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet small boat crew stopped their sea voyage. A...

Coast Guard repatriates 7 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 7 migrants to Cuba
Richard Etheridge’s rescue crew stops a migrant sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns, Feb. 17, 2021, approximately 35 miles east of Palm Beach, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’s crew repatriated seven Cubans to Cuba, Friday, after Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge’s crew stopped their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A...