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...

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...