Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from barge 140 miles south of Puerto Rico

Coast Guard medevacs crewmember from barge 140 miles south of Puerto Rico
The crew of a Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter rendezvous with the 400-foot DP Superior Performance barge June 28 2021, approximately 140 nautical miles south of Ponce, Puerto Rico during the medevac of a barge crewmember who was experiencing possible cardiac distress. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter medevaced...

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas

Coast Guard crews rescue diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas
Coast Guard Boat Forces Detachment St. Thomas rescued a diver in distress off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands May 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands — Coast Guard air and surface crews rescued a diver in distress Monday just off Dutchcap Cay in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Rescued is a man, a U.S. citizen reported to be in his 60’s, after he...

Coast Guard Cutter Willow services Aids to Navigation in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard Cutter Willow services Aids to Navigation in Puerto Rico
Coast Guard Cutter Willow servicing Aids to Navigation buoys in Puerto Rico May 6, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Willow completed a twelve-day mission Wednesday servicing 23 critical aids to navigation (AToN) across eight maritime ports in Puerto Rico. The crew of the cutter Willow serviced AToN in the ports of San Juan, Mayaguez, Tallaboa, Ponce,...

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 13 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser repatriates 13 of 14 migrants to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic May 11, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser crew repatriated 13 of 14 migrants to the Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of a migrant vessel just off the coast of Rincon, Puerto Rico. The migrant group consisting...

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 18 migrants to the Dominican Republic
A makeshift vessel, with 18 migrants aboard interdicted in Mona Passage waters by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos April 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cuter Joseph Tezanos crew repatriated 18 migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Thursday, following the interdiction of migrant voyage in Mona Passage waters between the Dominican...

Coast Guard investigates tug boat pier allision in Culebra, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard investigates tug boat pier allision in Culebra, Puerto Rico
The tug boat Don Jaime and the deck barge Marilin H at the Ensenada Honda docking pier in Culebra, Puerto Rico April 21, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard marine and facility inspectors are in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico Wednesday conducting a preliminary assessment part of a marine casualty investigation into a reported pier allision and vessel grounding involving...

Coast Guard condemns the Cayo Cardona lighthouse

Coast Guard condemns the Cayo Cardona lighthouse
Exterior cracks in the tower wall of the Cayo Cardona Lighthouse just off Ponce, Puerto Rico. As a matter of public safety, the Coast Guard revoked the certificate of occupancy and officially condemned the facility March 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard, as a public safety measure, is advising the public to stay away and not enter the Cayo Cardona lighthouse...

Coast Guard conducts oil spill response exercise in St. Croix

Coast Guard conducts oil spill response exercise in St. Croix
Emergency responders work on developing an Incident Action Plan during the two-day functional pollution response exercise at the Limetree Bay facility in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, March 17, 2021. (Courtesy photo) ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands – Coast Guard, federal and U.S. Virgin Islands emergency responders in cooperation Limetree Bay Ventures, LLC conducted an oil pollution response exercise...

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after 26-Day patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns home after 26-Day patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Valiant file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— The Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621) crew returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Tuesday after completing a 26-day patrol conducting law enforcement operations in the Caribbean Sea. Coast Guard Cutter Valiant patrolled over 4,600 nautical miles in the Caribbean Sea, conducting counter-narcotics operations in support of Joint Interagency...