Coast Guard responds to 54 search and rescue cases in 7th District

Coast Guard responds to 54 search and rescue cases in 7th District
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach small boat crew conducts ports, waterways, coastal security tactical training in Biscayne Bay, Florida, May 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Miami Beach) MIAMI — The Coast Guard responded to 54 search and rescue cases off Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina coasts during Memorial Day weekend, Friday-Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami rescue crews responded...

Coast Guard repatriates 146 people to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 146 people to Haiti
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations air crew spotted the grossly overloaded vessel approximately 42 miles southeast of Islamorada, Florida, May 24, 2022.  (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant’s crew repatriated 146 Haitians to Cap-Haitien, Haiti, Friday, after being stopped approximately 45 miles southeast...

Coast Guard assists 2 people after boat allision off Islamorada

Coast Guard assists 2 people after boat allision off Islamorada
A 26-foot vessel allided with a day beacon with two people aboard near Tavernier Creek, Florida, April 29, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Steven Day) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescue crew assisted two people, Friday, after their 26-foot vessel allided with a day beacon near Tavernier Creek. A Station Islamorada rescue crew embarked the two people aboard...

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to Haitian migration venture

Coast Guard, partner agencies respond to Haitian migration venture
Coast Guard, Customs and Border Protection, partner agencies crews respond to a suspected Haitian migrant venture, March 6, 2022, approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and partner agencies responded to a grounded Haitian vessel Sunday, approximately 200 yards off Ocean Reef in Key Largo, Florida. Coast Guard,...

Coast Guard intercepts Haitian sailing vessel off Florida Keys

Coast Guard intercepts Haitian sailing vessel off Florida Keys
An overloaded 60-foot Haitian sailing vessel approximately 25 miles northeast of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, Jan. 9, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) MIAMI — The Coast Guard intercepted and assisted in the rescue of 176 Haitians aboard an overloaded sail freighter Monday, in Key Largo, near Ocean Reef. The vessel was initially detected by a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations flight...

Coast Guard repatriates 119 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 119 Cubans to Cuba
A good Samaritan rescued and reported to Sector Key West watchstanders of a vessel, Jan. 1, 2021, approximately 25 miles west of Boot Key. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutters Margaret Norvell and Raymond Evans crews repatriated 119 people to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Monday, due to safety of life at sea concerns. These repatriations are a result of 12 separate migrant interdictions...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 19 from water off Islamorada

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 19 from water off Islamorada
Motor tanker Methoni and their life boat approximately 33 miles southeast of Alligator Reef Lighthouse near Islamorada, Florida, Dec. 31, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Alex Hughes) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued 19 Cubans, Friday, approximately 33 miles southeast of Alligator Reef Lighthouse near Islamorada, Florida. All 19 people were rescued by the motor tanker Methoni...

Coast Guard extinguishes boat fire in Florida Keys, 2 rescued

Coast Guard extinguishes boat fire in Florida Keys, 2 rescued
Petty Officer 3rd Class Broderick Jones and Petty Officer 3rd Class Logan Sayre secure a line to a boat on fire to keep it from drifting toward mangroves and other vessels in the vicinity of Whale Harbor Channel, Islamorada, Oct. 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo bu Petty Officer 2nd Class Logan Venero) MIAMI — A good Samaritan rescued two people in the vicinity of Whale Harbor Channel, Islamorada...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cubans to Cuba
A good Samaritan reported this 20-foot chug to Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 10 a.m., Thursday. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’s crew repatriated 36 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following four interdictions off the coast of Key West and the Bahamas. A good Samaritan reported to Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 10 a.m., Thursday, a 20-foot...