Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Wednesday. Rescued was Adnan J. Diaz, 31. Missing are Luis Rivas Engrova, 38, and Ylianet Ibañez, 26. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched...

Coast Guard interdicts 13 migrants, suspected smuggler 25 miles east of Miami

Coast Guard interdicts 13 migrants, suspected smuggler 25 miles east of Miami
A Coast Guard Cutter William Trump smallboat crew interdicts a 21-foot cabin cruiser 25 miles east of Miami, Sept. 28, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 13 migrants and one suspected smuggler Saturday 25 miles east of Miami. The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111) crew detected a westbound 21-foot cabin cruiser approximately 25 miles east of Miami heading towards...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Deerfield Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 55-year old missing diver half a mile south of Deerfield Beach, Florida. After searching 3,932 square-nautical miles for over 68 hours, officials were unable to locate the diver who was reported missing from a dive boat on Sunday night. “The Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission is one we take very personally, and it is never easy suspending...

Coast Guard interdicts 146 Haitian migrants 69 miles north of Isla De Tortue

Coast Guard interdicts 146 Haitian migrants 69 miles north of Isla De Tortue
A Coast Guard Cutter William Trump smallboat crew interdict a migrant sail freighter with more than 140 Haitian migrants aboard Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter William Trump MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 146 Haitian migrants Sunday approximately 69 miles north of Isla De Tortue, Haiti. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111)...

Coast Guard interdicts more than 50 migrants during Fourth of July weekend

Coast Guard interdicts more than 50 migrants during Fourth of July weekend
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted more than 50 migrants during the Fourth of July Weekend from two separate at-sea interdictions. On July 3, watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification from the good Samaritan vessel, Bochem London, of a disabled vessel with more than 20 people aboard approximately 130 miles northeast of Jacksonville,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a missing Carnival Victory crewmember who reportedly went overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba. After searching approximately 2,600 square nautical miles for over 45 hours, officials were unable to locate the crewmember. “We’ve been in contact with the crewmember’s family throughout our search...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cuban migrants
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111) crew repatriated 36 Cuban migrants Sunday to Cabañas, Cuba. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a possible migrant vessel heading northbound approximately 23 miles north of Havana, Cuba. Watchstanders diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108) crew and launched...

Coast Guard, FWC searching for overdue boater 6 miles south of Stock Island

Coast Guard, FWC searching for overdue boater 6 miles south of Stock Island
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for an overdue boater Saturday 6 miles south of Stock Island. Overdue is Raymond Robins, 65. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a call from FWC at 9:50 p.m., Friday stating a 24-foot pleasure craft with one person aboard was overdue....

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated 21 migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report from the Cuban Border Guard Friday of a rustic vessel operating near Mariel, Cuba. The watchstanders diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump, who...