Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana

Coast Guard conducts overflights, responds to multiple oil spills along Southeast Louisiana
A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew conducts an overflight assessment Sept. 5, 2021 of the Bay Marchand approximately 2 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — As part of the ongoing Hurricane Ida response, the Coast Guard conducted overflights Sunday that focused on two locations previously identified...

Coast Guard repatriates 35 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 35 migrants to Cuba
The Coast Guard interdicted 13 Cuban migrants from an inflatable raft approximately 61 miles south of Key West, Florida Sep. 1, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated 35 Cubans to Cuba, Saturday, following five interdictions off the coast of Key West, Florida. While on a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 airplane crew...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing crew member off Florida Keys

Coast Guard suspends search for missing crew member off Florida Keys
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. KEY WEST, Fla. — Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders suspended the search for Adianel Morales, Thursday, pending new information. The captain of the fishing vessel Bigfoot reported Morales missing Tuesday, at approximately 11 p.m., less than 1 mile from Marquesas Key to Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing swimmer near Fort Morgan, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders were notified by the Gulf Shores Police Department conducting a shoreline search that a body was found matching the description of the missing male. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile initially received a report Friday from Baldwin...

Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard searches for missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report from Baldwin County 911 at approximately 1:45 p.m. of a 19-year-old male struggling in the water approximately 40-yards off the beach on the Gulf side of...

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 19 migrants to Cuba
A rustic vessel floating approximately 15 miles east of Key Largo, Aug. 7, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr.’s crew repatriated 19 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following four interdictions off the Florida Keys. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders of a suspicious vessel with two people aboard approximately 15 miles east of...

Coast Guard medevacs oil rig crew member 150 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs oil rig crew member 150 miles off Corpus Christi, Texas
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station Houston, Texas, prepares to medevac an oil rig crew member experiencing a cardiac event on the Hoover-Diana oil platform, 150 miles east of Corpus Christi, Texas, Aug. 19, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy Air Station Houston) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old crew member from an oil platform approximately...

Coast Guard continues to provide support to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

Coast Guard continues to provide support to Haiti following 7.2 earthquake
Canadian Medical Assistant Team Cristina Coams alongside with Petty Officer 1st Class Rob Updike and Hero Client Rescue paramedic Nadia Van der Heyden evaluate an injured female Aug. 15, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa-Rodriguez) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues humanitarian efforts in impacted areas of Haiti following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake, Saturday. “On...

Coast Guard rescues 48 Haitian migrants stranded on Monito Island, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard rescues 48 Haitian migrants stranded on Monito Island, Puerto Rico
The Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser rescues 48 Haitian migrants stranded on Monito Cay, Puerto Rico in the Mona Passage Aug. 12, 2021.   (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and Puerto Rico Police crews rescued 48 Haitian migrants Thursday, stranded on Monito Cay, Puerto Rico in the Mona Passage. “This was a very complex rescue and the migrants were in pretty bad shape...