Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel east of Cape Cod

Coast Guard rescues 5 from burning vessel east of Cape Cod
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard rescued five mariners from a vessel fire 85 miles east of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Friday. At approximately 5 p.m. Coast Guard First District watchstanders received an Electronic Position Indicating Radio Beacon notification from the 100-foot trawler Nobska. Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod crews were launched...

Coast Guard transfers 6 migrants to Bahamian authorities

Coast Guard transfers 6 migrants to Bahamian authorities
The Island of Anguilla Cay, Bahamas, March 3, 2021. During a routine patrol, Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry air crew dropped life saving supplies to six stranded migrants. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Cutter Diligence rescue crew transferred six Cuban migrants to Bahamian authorities Friday. During a routine patrol, an Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew...

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia

Coast Guards rescue 31 fishermen from sinking vessel off Nova Scotia
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew BarresiBOSTON- The U.S., and Canadian Coast Guards, and Royal Canadian Air Force rescued 31 fishermen from a disabled, Canadian fishing vessel over 130 miles south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Tuesday night. At 7:05p.m., Tuesday, the Rescue Coordination Center in Halifax notified watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three Cuban nationals, Tuesday, who had reportedly been stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas for 33 days. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry spotted three people waving a makeshift flag while on routine patrol, Monday. The aircrew dropped them food, water and a radio to establish communications while...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Bahamas

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Bahamas
U.S. Coast Guard aircrew transfer injured man to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crew, Feb. 5, 2021, Air Station Miami, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew medevaced a 61-year-old man, Friday, from Andros Town, Bahamas. The Sentry aircrew embarked the man from the Atlantic Underseas Test and Evaluation Center, Bahamas, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard, Border Patrol seize $1.9 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, Border Patrol seize $1.9 million in cocaine in Puerto Rico
A U.S. Border Patrol K-9 rests after U.S. Ramey Sector Border Patrol agents, with the assistance of a U.S. Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew, apprehended two male Dominican Republic nationals and seized 157 pounds (71 Kilos) of cocaine with a wholesale value of $1.9 million, during a maritime drug smuggling attempt near Villa Montana in Isabela, Puerto Rico Jan. 23, 2021. The joint collaboration...

Coast Guard assists 2 fishermen near Cay Sal, Bahamas

Coast Guard assists 2 fishermen near Cay Sal, Bahamas
Two Bahamian man aboard a 21-foot fishing skiff next to a Coast Guard Cutter Shrike’s small boat crew, Jan. 25, 2021, near Cay Sal, Bahamas.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted two fishermen Monday, after being separated from their Bahamian fishing vessel, Red Girl, approximately 25 miles west of Cay Sal, Bahamas. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike’s rescue crew located...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel 80 miles off Key West

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel 80 miles off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted the 40-foot fishing vessel Santa Maria, Thursday, after the crew launched two flares signaling their distress approximately 80 miles southwest of Key West. A nearby good Samaritan saw the flares and reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders the Santa Maria crew’s distress. The good Samaritan...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Friday for an overdue vessel between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected. The vessel and people were reported to...