Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Molasses Reef

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near Molasses Reef
MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew rescued three people aboard a 19-foot vessel taking on water, Sunday, near Molasses Reef. The mariners were safely returned to Homeowners Park by the Islamorada boat crew and reported in good health. Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew contacted Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 1:40 p.m., reporting a 19-foot green and white vessel...

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba
A rustic vessel floating approximately 15 miles east of Key Largo, Aug. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 19 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a suspicious vessel with two people aboard approximately 15 miles east of...

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba; 2 smugglers detained

Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba; 2 smugglers detained
Two Cubans in a 10-foot styrofoam hull rustic vessel with off Key West, Aug. 3, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 29 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a suspicious vessel with 20 people aboard near Cuban waters, Aug. 2, at...

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 27 migrants to Cuba
Five Cuban migrants aboard a makeshift vessel approximately 15 miles off the coast of Islamorada, Florida, July 24, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 27 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following two interdictions off Florida’s coast. In the first interdiction, a good Samaritan reported a 21-foot vessel with 22 people aboard, approximately...

Coast Guard assists injured boater after boat collision off Key Largo

Coast Guard assists injured boater after boat collision off Key Largo
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescue crew assists crewmembers of a 45-foot Formula Yacht, No Fun, after a boating collision occurred near Key Largo, Florida, July 1, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Islamorada rescue crew assisted an injured boater after two vessels collided, Thursday, near Key Largo, Florida. A Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft boat...

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 82 Cubans to Cuba
A Coast Guard small boat interdicts a migrant vessel off Key West, June 3, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew repatriated 82 Cubans to Cuba, Tuesday, following eight interdictions south of the Florida Keys. A Station Islamorada law enforcement team launched at approximately 11 a.m., May 30, after a good Samaritan reported seeing three people on a...

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 21 migrants to Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump crew repatriated 21 Cubans to Cuba Monday at approximately 10 a.m. after they were interdicted off Key West’s coast. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders to a raft with 11 people aboard at approximately 8 a.m., Saturday, off Alligator Reef Light. Station Islamorada law enforcement...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 migrants from 3 interdictions to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 23 migrants from 3 interdictions to Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada smallboat crew interdicts Cuban migrants near Key Largo, Florida, April 16, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 23 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Tuesday. In the first interdiction, a migrant vessel was located by a Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection marine...

Coast Guard rescues 1 from the water near Key Largo

Coast Guard rescues 1 from the water near Key Largo
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Pierce KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued one person from the water near Key Largo after his kayak capsized Tuesday. Rescued was: Chris Hogan, 34. Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a phone call stating a kayaker in the vicinity of Key Largo was in distress after his kayak capsized. The...