Coast Guard rescues cruise ship passenger near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard rescues cruise ship passenger near Southwest Pass
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a cruise ship passenger Thursday evening, approximately 20 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call from the Carnival Valor at...

Coast Guard transfers 217 Haitians to The Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 217 Haitians to The Bahamas
A Coast Guard cutter small boat gives people lifejackets, in the vicinity of Dog Rocks, Bahamas, Nov. 17, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Escanaba’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba’s crew transferred 217 Haitians to Bahamian authorities, Saturday, following an interdiction in the vicinity of Dog Rocks, Bahamas. Coast Guard Cutter Escanaba and William Flores’ crews...

Coast Guard repatriates 95 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 95 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of this sailing vessel about 1 mile south of Boot Key, Florida, Nov. 14, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culberston’s crew repatriated 95 Cubans to Cuba, Thursday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 airplane crew alerted Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 74 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 74 people to Cuba
A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations flight crew alerted Sector Miami watchstanders of this migrant vessel, Sunday about 10 miles southeast of Government Cut, Florida. The people were repatriated to Cuba on Nov. 16, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culberston’s crew repatriated 74 Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, following interdictions off Florida’s...

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 8 boaters offshore Fort Morgan, Alabama
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew pose for a photo with eight boaters they rescued near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday November 12, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued eight boaters from a vessel taking on water approximately 19 miles south of Fort Morgan, Alabama, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a mayday call over...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters offshore Dauphin Island, Alabama

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters offshore Dauphin Island, Alabama
Coast Guard Station Panama City 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three boaters from a stranded vessel approximately 50 miles south of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a call at 5:22 p.m. from a concerned family member of three boaters, two adults and one minor, aboard a 28-foot recreational vessel who were...

Coast Guard repatriates 67 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 67 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan notified Sector Key West watchstanders of this migrant vessel about 25 miles south of Islamorada, Florida, Nov. 5, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Islamorada’s crew) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge’s crew repatriated 67 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following interdictions off Florida’s coast. A Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations...

Coast Guard repatriates 69 people to the Dominican Republic

Coast Guard repatriates 69 people to the Dominican Republic
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez’s crew repatriates 41 people to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off the Dominican Republic Oct. 31, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo). SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 69 Dominican Republic nationals to the Dominican Republic between Saturday and Monday, following multiple illegal voyage vessel interdictions in the Mona Passage. The...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed helicopter 46 miles offshore

Coast Guard rescues 2 from downed helicopter 46 miles offshore
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter landing in New Orleans, Louisiana. (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Hague) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued two crewmembers from a helicopter crash approximately 46 miles offshore Morgan City, Louisiana, Wednesday. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a call at 6:35 p.m. from Westwind Helicopter...