Station San Juan crew assists 2 U.S. boaters in distress

Station San Juan crew assists 2 U.S. boaters in distress
A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew and the crew of the research vessel Neil Armstrong assisted the distressed sailing vessel Windward in the Atlantic Ocean Feb. 17, 2022, approximately 35 nautical miles north of Fajardo, Puerto Rico.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard Station San Juan crew and the crew of the research vessel Neil Armstrong assisted the distressed...

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.06 billion in illegal narcotics

Coast Guard Cutter James offloads $1.06 billion in illegal narcotics
The Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 54,500 pounds of cocaine and 15,800 pounds of marijuana, worth approximately $1.06 billion, Feb. 17, 2022, in Port Everglades, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jose Hernandez). MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter James’ crew offloaded approximately 54,500 pounds of cocaine and 15,800 pounds of marijuana, worth...

Coast Guard rescues woman in distress off San Juan

Coast Guard rescues woman in distress off San Juan
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and local responders recovered a deceased man after a Coast Guard off-duty petty officer rescued a woman Thursday evening in the ocean waters just off the San Felipe del Morro Castle in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. The man and woman reportedly went into the water and...

Coast Guard Station San Juan crew medevacs 13-month old baby

Coast Guard Station San Juan crew medevacs 13-month old baby
A Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew medically evacuates a 13-month-old girl from a Disney Fantasy cruise ship Dec. 18, 2019 just inside the entrance of San Juan Harbor. (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Station San Juan boat crew medically evacuated a 13-month-old girl from a Disney Fantasy cruise ship Wednesday just inside the entrance of San Juan Harbor. The child,...

Coast Guard personnel in Puerto Rico prepare for Tropical Storm Dorian

Coast Guard personnel in Puerto Rico prepare for Tropical Storm Dorian
Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Puerto Rico personnel attach hurricane shutters to windows at Coast Guard Sector San Juan in Puerto Rico in preparation of Tropical Storm Dorian Aug. 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ricardo Castrodad). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard is encouraging everyone to prepare early for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Dorian. Here are some storm...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 4 overdue boaters near Fajardo

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 4 overdue boaters near Fajardo
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos file photo FAJARDO, Puerto Rico. — The Coast Guard along with Joint Forces of Rapid Action (FURA) are searching for four overdue boaters Saturday aboard a 22-foot vessel near Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Sector San Juan watchstanders received a notification from an emergency services telephone call reporting a 22-foot white Proline vessel Wepa with four people...

Coast Guard, USS Zephyr, CBIG partners seize $2 million dollars of cocaine

Coast Guard, USS Zephyr, CBIG partners seize $2 million dollars of cocaine
U.S. Customs and Border Protection marine units working with the crew of a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft interdicted a go-fast vessel, off Mona Island, Puerto Rico Aug. 27, 2018. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin transferred four suspected smugglers and approximately one million dollars of cocaine to Ramey Sector Border Patrol Agents in Mayaguez Thursday...

Coast Guard crews deliver medical supplies in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard crews deliver medical supplies in Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard members from Station San Juan, Puerto Rico, deliver medical supplies to Culebra, Puerto Rico, Oct. 4, 2017. As part of the Department of Homeland Security team, the Coast Guard is linked directly to FEMA and the overall federal hurricane recovery phase of the response to Hurricane Maria. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class David Flores.   Seaman Dylan Garcia-Gonzalez...

Coast Guard continues response to vessel fire off San Juan Harbor

Coast Guard continues response to vessel fire off San Juan Harbor
Passengers aboard the 561-foot Caribbean Fantasy ferry vessel use the marine escape system to awaiting lift rafts as they abandon the vessel a mile from San Juan Harbor, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station San Juan, Puerto Rico. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard is responding Wednesday to a fire aboard the 561-foot passenger ferry vessel...