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...

Cutter Stone crew interdicts narcotics in Caribbean on first patrol

Cutter Stone crew interdicts narcotics in Caribbean on first patrol
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Stone prepare to launch one of the ship’s small boats in the Caribbean Sea on Jan. 6, 2021. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Hightower) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — While in transit to conduct joint operations off the coast of Guyana as part of Operation Southern Cross, the Coast Guard Cutter Stone (WMSL 758) encountered and interdicted a suspected...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., for a possible person in the water 14 miles south of Matecumbe. The missing person is 77-years-old, Paul James. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received an emergency position-indication radio beacon activation on a 30-foot Grady White at approximately 1 p.m., Monday. Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel off Key West during Tropical Storm Sally

Coast Guard rescues 2 from sailing vessel off Key West during Tropical Storm Sally
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios MIAMI — Coast Guard crews rescued two people from their sailing vessel, Preston Point, Sunday, after they were in distress about 14 miles west of Ponce de Leon Bay off Key West, Florida, during Tropical Storm Sally. The sailing vessel Preston Point owners called Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately...