Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 from sinking boat

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 5 from sinking boat
A Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered small boat crew makes their way back to the cutter after rescuing two people Saturday, April 28, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kyle Galan MIAMI—The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued five people Saturday from a sinking vessel 13 miles northwest of Cat Cays, Bahamas. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from disabled vessel near Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from disabled vessel near Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled boat approximately 34 miles east of Fort Pierce, Monday. At approximately 11:30 a.m. the crew of a passing freighter notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a disabled 40-foot sailing vessel with three people aboard near Fort Pierce Inlet. Watchstanders diverted the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard rescues 2 nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued two Bahamians from disabled vessels nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach, Tuesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report at approximately 7:15 p.m. Monday of two overdue Bahamian boaters reportedly traveling from Dania Beach to Freeport, Bahamas. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing from aircraft emergency water landing

Coast Guard suspends search for missing from aircraft emergency water landing
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 6:00 p.m. Friday for a missing pilot who made an emergency landing in the water 18 miles northwest off Freeport, Bahamas. Missing is Mark Tanner, 57, of Gainesville, Florida. Janna Lower, 60, also of Gainesville was rescued from the water by a good Samaritan seaplane and transferred by a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for another after emergency water landing northwest of Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 1, searching for another after emergency water landing northwest of Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo.MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a 57-year-old man after hoisting his wife to safety following an emergency water landing 18 miles northwest of Freeport, Bahamas. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a notification from a Cessna 210 airplane reporting mechanical issues and stating they were going to make an emergency...

Coast Guard rescues three people from overdue vessel in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues three people from overdue vessel in Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen boards an overdue vessel and assesses the condition of three people aboard six miles offshore Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, Oct. 21, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and Coast Guard Sector San Juan located three people on an overdue vessel six miles offshore...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrants

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search Tuesday at 9:49 p.m. for Cuban migrants who were reported missing Monday. Three Cuban migrants found on an island in the vicinity of Big Pine Key reported they left Cuba on Sept. 20 with 23 people aboard a rustic vessel and that the vessel capsized Sept. 21. Three bodies located Saturday 23 miles southeast of Islamorada have been confirmed as being part...

Coast Guard continues search for missing Cuban migrants

Coast Guard continues search for missing Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues searching Tuesday for survivors who were reported missing Monday by three Cuban migrants found on an island in the vicinity of Big Pine Key. The three men reported they left Cuba on Sept. 20 with 23 people aboard a rustic vessel and that the vessel capsized Sept. 21. The three bodies located Saturday 23 miles southeast of Islamorada have been confirmed as...

Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrants reported missing from capsized vessel

Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrants reported missing from capsized vessel
MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching Monday for survivors who were reported missing by three Cuban migrants found on an island in the vicinity of Big Pine Key. The three men reported they left Cuba on Tuesday with 23 people aboard a rustic vessel and that the vessel capsized Wednesday evening. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered are...