Coast Guard repatriates 8 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 8 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Station Islamorada law enforcement crew interdicts a migrant boat with 7 migrants, Islamorada, Florida, March 2, 2021. The migrants were repatriated to Cuba. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Brant’s crew repatriated eight Cuban migrants to Cuba, Saturday. Seven of the migrants were interdicted by a Station Islamorada law enforcement team off Islamorada’s...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 migrants off Plantation Key

Coast Guard interdicts 2 migrants off Plantation Key
A rustic vessel drifting, Feb. 26, 2021, approximately eight miles south of Plantation Key. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba, Monday, after a Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew interdicted their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A good Samaritan reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders that a rustic vessel...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday at 6:45 p.m., for 10 people who were reported as missing approximately 8 miles south of Long Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an overdue rustic vessel with 10 people aboard that departed Feb. 7 from Cuba. Coast Guard crews searched an area of about 12,300 square...

Coast Guard repatriates 8 people after interdiction off the Florida Keys

Coast Guard repatriates 8 people after interdiction off the Florida Keys
Eight Cuban migrants are on a rustic vessel Feb. 8, 2020 off of the Florida Keys. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada smallboat crew interdicted the migrants and the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated them to Cuba, Feb. 11, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard repatriated eight Cuban migrants Thursday to Cuba. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West...

Coast Guard assists 3 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard assists 3 people from vessel taking on water
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada  boat crew assists three people aboard a 50-foot white sport fishing vessel, Legasea.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) Miami — A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew assisted three people aboard a 50-foot white sport fisher vessel, Legasea, taking on water, Saturday, approximately 5 miles south of Tavernier. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada

Coast Guard suspends search for possible person in the water off Islamorada
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at approximately 6:30 p.m., for a possible person in the water 14 miles south of Matecumbe. The missing person is 77-years-old, Paul James. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received an emergency position-indication radio beacon activation on a 30-foot Grady White at approximately 1 p.m., Monday. Coast...

Coast Guard assists in medavacing snorkeler near Plantation Key

Coast Guard assists in medavacing snorkeler near Plantation Key
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew assists in medevacing an unconscious snorkeler near Plantation Key, Florida. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilfredo Lugo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded Saturday to a report of an unconscious snorkeler aboard the commercial dive boat, Lost Continent, near Plantation Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard assists man, dog off Key Largo

Coast Guard assists man, dog off Key Largo
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot boat crew assists a man and his dog after his vessel ran out of fuel off Key Largo, Florida, Nov. 10, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Brennan Griffith) MIAMI – A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boat crew assisted a man and his dog Tuesday, after his vessel ran out of fuel off Key Largo, Florida. The...

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. repatriates 20 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard Cutter Charles David, Jr. repatriates 20 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 20 Cuban migrants after law enforcement teams stopped two illegal voyages off the Florida Keys. Coast Guard Station Islamorada and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operation teams interdicted a 27-foot cabin cruiser Tuesday after a CBP aircraft spotted the...