Coast Guard rescues 2, assists 3 near Chandeleur Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2, assists 3 near Chandeleur Islands
A Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued two people and assisted three others March 23, 2021 from a disable and aground pleasure craft near the Chandeleur Islands, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two people and assisted three others from a disabled vessel beset by weather and aground...

3 overdue boaters rescued 14 miles north of Bahamas

3 overdue boaters rescued 14 miles north of Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association with rescuing three overdue boaters stranded on a sandbar Saturday approximately 14 miles north of West End, Bahamas. The RBDF sent Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders an agency assist request at approximately 1:45 a.m. for the...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water

Coast Guard searching for possible person in the water
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a possible person in the water Sunday near Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Naval Support Activity Panama City security at 2 p.m. of a 14-foot Gheenoe that washed up on the beach at the entrance of the...

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank

Coast Guard interdicts 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) small boat crew transfers Cuban migrants standing on Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Oct. 28, 2020. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Josh Forsyth. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Bahamian authorities in interdicting 22 Cuban migrants at Cay Sal Bank, Bahamas, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located 22 Cuban...

Coast Guard, Everglades National Park Service rescue overdue kayaker in Everglades

Coast Guard, Everglades National Park Service rescue overdue kayaker in Everglades
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Everglades National Park Service crews rescued an overdue kayaker Monday in White Water Bay, Everglades. Everglades National Park Service officers called Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders requesting assistance to help locate an overdue kayaker who departed Hell’s Bay and was scheduled to return...

Coast Guard rescues father and son offshore Destin, Florida

Coast Guard rescues father and son offshore Destin, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Dougherty NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a father and son in the water Thursday evening near Destin Harbor, Florida. Rescued was Chris Best, 52, and his 4-year-old son. Both were recovered and returned to shore with no reported injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 35 miles south of Marathon

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 35 miles south of Marathon
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted five Cuban migrants Saturday approximately 35 miles south of Marathon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification of a 6-foot rustic vessel with five people aboard traveling 30 miles south of Marathon and launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Pilottown

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water near Pilottown
Coast Guard Cutter Sailfish file photo by Petty Officer Annie R. Berlin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person in the water, Thursday, near Pilottown, Louisiana. Missing is Cristina Castro, 38, from Modesto, California. Castro is described as a Latino female, last seen wearing a blue shirt, blue pants and black life jacket. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 2 children south of Southwest Pass

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 2 children south of Southwest Pass
The Coast Guard rescued four people, August 5, 2020, from a vessel taking on water 17 miles south of Southwest Pass near Venice, Louisiana.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued four people Wednesday from a vessel taking on water 17 miles south of Southwest Pass near Venice, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call on VHF radio...