Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Mansfield, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Port Mansfield, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters after their vessel capsized approximately six miles north of Port Mansfield, Texas, Wednesday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the captain of a good Samaritan vessel who reported a vessel taking...

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 11 migrants to the Dominican Republic
The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 11 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy vessel June 19, 2019 in waters just off Samana, Dominican Republic.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 11 Dominican migrants to a Dominican Navy patrol vessel Wednesday afternoon in waters just off Samana, Dominican Republic,...

Coast Guard searching for missing vessel east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for missing vessel east of Port Canaveral
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a missing vessel east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a distress call at 4 p.m. from a vessel stating they were caught in a storm and were in need of assistance. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from vessel taking on water
The Coast Guard rescues two people after their vessel began taking on water in Breton Sound, Louisiana, May 31, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people after their vessel began taking on water 40 nautical miles northeast of Venice, Louisiana, Friday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 4:53 p.m. of the vessel Miss Linda...

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended its search for the person in the water 75 nautical miles off Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. The Coast Guard used 21 assets to search approximately 3,701 square miles over 56 hours. “The decision to suspend a search is never an easy one,” said Cmdr. Michael Wolfe, a search and rescue mission coordinator at Sector...

Coast Guard searching for person in the water

Coast Guard searching for person in the water
Coast Guard Cutter Mako file photo photo by AUX David Lau NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water 75 nautical miles off Vermilion Bay, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders were notified at 6:26 a.m. by workers at the Eugene Island 331 platform of a 54-year-old man entering the water from Renaissance Offshore’s Eugene Island 331...

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo HOUSTON — The Coast Guard ended the search for a missing swimmer at Matagorda Beach near Matagorda, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a body was recovered at approximately 6:00 p.m. matching the description of the missing swimmer. The search began Sunday when Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Matagorda, Texas
Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing swimmer at Matagorda Beach near Matagorda, Texas, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received notification that a 16-year-old boy was reported missing after not making it back to shore while swimming with friends. Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders...

Coast Guard Interdicts 10 Cuban migrants and 2 suspected smugglers

Coast Guard Interdicts 10 Cuban migrants and 2 suspected smugglers
A Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans small boat crew approaches a 30-foot go-fast vessel with approximately 12 miles off of Villa Clara Province, Cuba, May 20, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla.— The Coast Guard interdicted 10 Cuban migrants and two suspected smugglers Monday 12 miles off of Villa Clara Province, Cuba. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received notification of an illegal...