Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dapuhin Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Dapuhin Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Still missing is Robert Brent, a 20-year-old man from Yazoo County, Mississippi, last seen swimming near a Dauphin Island beach on Sunday evening. The Coast Guard searched 1,794 square miles over a cumulative 50 hours, but was unable to...

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti

Coast Guard repatriates 72 migrants from 2 interdictions to Haiti
Interdicted Haitian migrants sit aboard a Coast Guard Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium approximately 10 miles east of Lake Worth, Florida, April 24, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 72 Haitian migrants to Haiti, Tuesday. In the first interdiction, Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a MAYDAY call April 17 and launched multiple...

Coast Guard rescues 1 from disabled boat 63 miles east of Vero Beach

Coast Guard rescues 1 from disabled boat 63 miles east of Vero Beach
The disable sailing vessel, Orion, floats approximately 63 miles east of Vero Beach, Florida, April 24, 2021. Coast Guard Photo by SN Josephine Jones. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued one boater after his 33-foot sailing vessel, Orion, became disabled Saturday approximately 63 miles east of Vero Beach. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an electronic position indicating radio beacon (EPIRB)...

Coast Guard repatriates 23 migrants from 3 interdictions to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 23 migrants from 3 interdictions to Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada smallboat crew interdicts Cuban migrants near Key Largo, Florida, April 16, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 23 Cuban migrants to Cuba, Tuesday. In the first interdiction, a migrant vessel was located by a Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection marine...

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers

Coast Guard suspends search for remaining Seacor Power crewmembers
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021 searching for people in the water 8 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. The Coast Guard and multiple good Samaritan vessels responded to the capsized vessel and searched for multiple missing people in the water. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard...

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters in Baffin Bay, Texas

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters in Baffin Bay, Texas
Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi aircrews locate two overdue boaters on the shoreline of Baffin Bay April 17, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard located two overdue boaters in Baffin Bay, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report from the Kleberg County Sheriff’s Office stating they were notified...

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat

Two crewmembers recovered from capsized lift boat
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — Seacor contracted commercial divers from Donjon Marine Company who were diving on the capsized Seacor Power lift boat recovered 2 more unresponsive people Friday. Out of respect...

Coast Guard recovers 1 Thursday night from missing lift boat crew

Coast Guard recovers 1 Thursday night from missing lift boat crew
A Coast Guard Station Grand Isle boatcrew heads toward a capsized 175-foot commercial lift boat April 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Glenn Harris) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard recovered one unresponsive person in the water Thursday near the capsized Seacor Power lift boat 8 miles south of Port Fourchon. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard continues search for missing people from capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for missing people from capsized vessel
Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-medium boat crew members prepare to throw a heaving line at the hull of the SeaCor Power, offshore Port Fourchon Louisiana, April 15, 2021. The crew was attempting to make contact with potential survivors inside the vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Grand Isle) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to search for...