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...

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie
A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew embarks illegal migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Florida, July 2, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Thursday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a disabled 21-foot pleasure craft...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men presumed lost at sea

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men presumed lost at sea
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two fishermen, Monday, who were presumed lost at sea, 23 miles northeast of Cat Island, Bahamas. Rescued were Domingo Jimenez, 45, and Ramon Castillo, 29, both from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed...

Air Station Cape Cod to celebrate more than 100 years of aviation

Air Station Cape Cod to celebrate more than 100 years of aviation
The centennial HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter fly across Sagamore Bridge, Cape Cod. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicole J. Groll) BOSTON — Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod will celebrate its 50th anniversary at Joint Base Cape Cod and more than a 100 years of Coast Guard aviation in Massachusetts, Sept. 19, 2020. Air Station Cape Cod is scheduled to...

Coast Guard searching for two overdue boaters off Florida

Coast Guard searching for two overdue boaters off Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two overdue boaters aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Jenny, between Islamorada and Hollywood, Tuesday. Missing are Carl Swanson, 44, and Matthew Cole, 36. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the owner of the vessel stating that the two boaters were supposed to arrive...