Coast Guard repatriates 7 Dominicans to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated seven Dominican men to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Tuesday, following an at-sea interdiction by Caribbean Border Interagency Group (CBIG) Law Enforcement authorities Monday.

Coast Guard interdicts and repatriates four Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island repatriated four Cuban migrants to Bahia de CabaƱas, Cuba, Wednesday.

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters off Florida Keys

MARATHON, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters who were overdue from a fishing trip that started Saturday at 8 a.m.

Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island holds change of command ceremony

KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Key West conducted a change of command ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. for the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island, homeported in Key West.

Coast Guard rescues, returns 214 Haitian migrants

MIAMI – The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer returned 214 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, Monday after the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island located a grossly overloaded sail freighter about 23 miles east of Cuba Friday evening.

Video – Coast Guard Rescues Four from Tug

NAPLES, Fla.- Crewmembers from Coast Guard Air Station Miami hoist four crewmembers from a tug-and-barge that was taking on water Nov. 22, about 30 miles west of Naples. Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island, a 110-foot cutter homeported in Key West, Fla., and Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., also assisted.

Coast Guard rescues 4 aboard sinking tug boat

MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued four men Saturday aboard a sinking tug boat 26 miles west of the Shark River, inside Everglades National Park, Fla. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., received a radio distress call from a member aboard the Saint Johns, a 58-foot tugboat, reporting they were taking on water and sinking. Air Station Miami launched two HH-65C rescue helicopter crews to assist. The...

Pea Island Change of Command on Friday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard Cutter Pea Island is scheduled to host a change of command ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg’s North Moorings at 600 8th Ave. S.E. Capt. Joseph A. Servidio, commander, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, will preside over the ceremony as Lt. Benjamin F. Goff relieves Lt. Jonathan A. Carter as commanding...