Coast Guard repatriates 30 of 31 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 30 of 31 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered cutter boat on scene with an illegal migrant voyage interdicted Sept. 7, 2020 with 12 people onboard near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser (WPC-1116) repatriated 30 of 31 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Friday, following the interdiction of two illegal migrant...

Coast Guard ends search for 2 persons from sunken boat near Aguadilla

Coast Guard ends search for 2 persons from sunken boat near Aguadilla
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews ended a two-day search Wednesday night for two persons from a capsized sunken boat near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The identity and nationality of the occupants of the vessel remains undetermined at this time, while Coast Guard watchstanders have received no reports...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people from sunken boat near Aguadilla

Coast Guard searching for 2 people from sunken boat near Aguadilla
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews along with Puerto Rico Police and Ramey Station Border Patrol units are searching by air, land and sea Tuesday for possibly two persons from a capsized sunken boat near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The identity and nationality of the occupants of the vessel is undetermined at this time, while Coast Guard...

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 20 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered interdicts an illegal voyage in the Mona Passage near Puerto Rico Sept. 1, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) repatriated 20 of 21 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal migrant voyage in the Mona Passage west of Puerto Rico. The remaining...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Friday. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching more than 3,996 square miles. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received a report from the Coast Guard 7th District of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert at 2:45 a.m.,...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew arrived on scene with the sailing vessel Romanichel, and the sailing vessel crew stated via VHF-Channel 16 that a crew member had gone overboard...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from life raft near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 4 from life raft near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued four men from a life raft Dec. 15, 2019 after they were forced to abandon the 80-foot sinking yacht, Clam Chowder, approximately 25 nautical miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescued four...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel 17 miles east of Hollywood

Coast Guard terminates voyage of vessel 17 miles east of Hollywood
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft Sunday operating under hazardous conditions 17 miles east of Hollywood. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered (WPC-1104) conducted a boarding on the vessel with six passengers aboard and discovered an insufficient number of life jackets. “Failure to wear a personal...

Coast Guard interdicts 6 migrants 7 miles east of Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 6 migrants 7 miles east of Boca Raton
Coast Guard Cutter Ibis file photo BOCA RATON, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted six migrants Monday 7 miles east of Boca Raton. The Coast Guard Cutter Ibis (WPB-87338) crew arrived on scene and interdicted the six male Cuban migrants. The crew safely embarked all six migrants aboard the cutter. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a suspicious 15-foot...