Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters off eastern shore of Culebra Island, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65 dolphin helicopter rescued two boaters Wednesday night, after their 37-foot sailing vessel grounded on a reef in “Puerto del Manglar” just off the eastern shore of Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Joseph Lobs, 24, resident of Jacksonville, Fla. and Sarah Duncan, 18, resident of Silverton, Ore., where travelling aboard the sailing vessel...

Coast Guard assists disabled passenger ferry Fajardo II off of Culebra, Puerto Rico

USCG Cutter Farallon - file photoSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A Coast Guard rescue crew towed the ferry vessel Fajardo II to the Culebra Island, Puerto Rico ferry terminal Monday and they assisted in disembarking all 59 passengers aboard. The ferry Isleño towed the Fajardo II to the entrance of the Culebra harbor and then the Coast Guard Cutter Farallon resumed and completed the tow of the Fajardo II...