Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 3 from water near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 3 from water near Lake Worth Inlet
Two boaters sit on the hull of their capsized 23-foot boat in the water near Palm Beach Inlet, Sept. 06, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three people Thursday from the water near Lake Worth Inlet after their 23-foot boat capsized. Rescued were Buck McTee, 44, Lucas Alan, 34, and Chris Marcello, 56. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescues missing diver 1 mile north of Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescues missing diver 1 mile north of Lake Worth Inlet
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued a missing diver Sunday 1 mile north of Lake Worth Inlet. Rescued was Nabiel Babar, 33. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from the 36-foot dive vessel Marin that Babar was missing. The watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast...

Coast Guard rescues injured boater off Dania Beach

Coast Guard rescues injured boater off Dania Beach
A Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew finishes mooring a 22-foot pleasure craft to a pier Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 after rescuing a 55-year-old boater who got injured approximately 11 miles east of Dania Beach.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy of Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued an injured boater Sunday approximately...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from capsizing vessel

Coast Guard rescues 4 people from capsizing vessel
A Coast Guard Cutter William Flores small boat crew rescues four people from a 25-foot Grady White pleasure craft taking on water Friday, Aug. 16 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter William Flores MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a vessel taking on water Friday 34 miles east of Lake Worth. Watchstanders aboard Coast Guard Cutter William Flores (WPC-1103) received...

Coast Guard rescues man 8 miles east of Delray Beach

Coast Guard rescues man 8 miles east of Delray Beach
Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet rescues a 65-year-old man Thursday, May 24, 2018 (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Lake Worth Inlet) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a man Thursday after his sailing vessel began taking on water eight miles east of Delray Beach. Rescued was Jean Dextraze, 65, from Canada. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received an...

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old man 23 miles east of Jupiter

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old man 23 miles east of Jupiter
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 71-year-old man from a 41-foot pleasure craft, Tuesday approximately 23 miles east of Jupiter. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from a friend aboard the pleasure craft at approximately 11 a.m., stating the man fell and suffered a hip injury. A...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker vessel east of Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker vessel east of Lake Worth Inlet
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Monday from the 590-foot Norwegian-flagged motor tanker Hoegh Trotter approximately 14 miles east of Lake Worth Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call on VHF-FM marine-band radio channel 16 at 11:15 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the tanker Hoegh Trotter stating a crewmember was...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies located the remains of two people involved in a downed aircraft incident Saturday approximately 20 miles east of St. Lucie Inlet. The Miami Air Traffic Control Center notified Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders of a suspected downed aircraft at approximately 11:45 a.m. The pilot...