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...

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel near Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel near Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people aboard, Wednesday, between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report on 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...

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Key West

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Key West
A small boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton rescues two men off a disabled 25-foot boat approximately 20 miles off Dry Tortugas National Park, Dec. 17, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew rescued two people Thursday after their vessel became disabled approximately 20 miles off Dry Tortugas National Park. Rescued were Patrick and Michael...

Coast Guard ends search for six people missing after migrant vessel capsizing

Coast Guard ends search for six people missing after migrant vessel capsizing
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Wednesday night for possible survivors of a capsized migrant boat in the Mona Passage near Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Six persons reportedly remain missing after search efforts revealed no signs of additional survivors or of the reported capsized vessel throughout the search area. Rescued...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel

Coast Guard, good Samaritan vessel rescue 5 from sinking fishing vessel
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin HOUSTON, Texas — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel rescued 5 people Tuesday after their fishing vessel began taking on water and sinking approximately 180 miles south of Sabine Pass, Texas. Coast Guard 8th District command center watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 10:12 p.m. registered...