Coast Guard assists Danish sailing vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists Danish sailing vessel taking on water
Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Feb. 22, 2021 that was taking on water with eight people onboard in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 80 nautical miles south of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Monday that was taking on water with eight people onboard...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 5 stranded kayakers in St. Thomas

Coast Guard aircrew rescues 5 stranded kayakers in St. Thomas
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hoists one of five stranded kayakers Feb. 13, 2021 from the bottom of a cliff at Caret Point in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.  (Courtesy photo from bystander) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter crews Saturday rescued five stranded kayakers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a distressed snorkeler...

Coast Guard, Border Patrol seize $1.9 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Border Patrol seize $1.9 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
A U.S. Border Patrol K-9 rests after U.S. Ramey Sector Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of a U.S. Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew, apprehended two male Dominican Republic nationals and seized 157 pounds (71 Kilos) of cocaine with a wholesale value of $1.9 million, during a maritime drug smuggling attempt near Villa Montana in Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan. 23, 2021. The joint collaboration...

Coast Guard terminates voyage of disabled sailing vessel Wahu near Cabo Rojo

Coast Guard terminates voyage of disabled sailing vessel Wahu near Cabo Rojo
The Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez’s Over the Horizon IV cutter boat renders assistance to the disabled sailing vessel Wahu Jan. 14, 2021, approximately nine nautical miles west of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard terminated a recreational voyage for the disabled sailing vessel Wahu Thursday, following multiple safety violations...

Coast Guard apprehends man wanted for murder in Puerto Ric0

Coast Guard apprehends man wanted for murder in Puerto Ric0
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez interdicts a makeshift boat with three Dominican Republic nationals in the Mona Passage Jan. 5, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez transferred custody of a man wanted for an alleged murder to the U.S. Marshals Thursday in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, following the interdiction...

Coast Guard rescues British boater in the Caribbean Sea near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues British boater in the Caribbean Sea near Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier combined efforts with the CSCL Long Beach and the LNG tanker Gemmata to rescue a man from a disabled sailing vessel in the Caribbean Sea Thursday, approximately 114 nautical miles southeast of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Rescued is Carl Michael Corey, 39, a citizen of the United Kingdom, who was transiting...

Coast Guard responds to major marine casualty near Puerto Rico

Coast Guard responds to major marine casualty near Puerto Rico
A sheen appears, Dec. 24, 2020, south of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard responded to a marine casualty Thursday south of Puerto Rico. Sector San Juan watchstanders received a mayday call from the 112-foot tugboat Proassist III crew stating they were taking on water with three people aboard approximately two miles south of Yabucoa Harbor, Puerto...

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A Puerto Rico Police Joint Force of Rapid Action marine unit and the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle (not in photo) on scene with an interdicted illegal migrant voyage Dec. 11, 2020, approximately three nautical miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered repatriated 15 migrants to the Dominican Republic Saturday afternoon,...

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 12 migrants  to the Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriates 12 interdicted migrants and transfers two men, rescued in a separate case, to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Dec. 7, 2020 near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier repatriated 12 migrants from an interdicted illegal voyage and transferred two men, who were...