Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue overdue boater near Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue overdue boater near Biscayne Bay
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued an overdue boater near Biscayne Bay, Tuesday. Rescued was Carlos Rosell, 34. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from Rosell’s ex-wife of him being overdue aboard his 18-foot pleasure craft, Sea-Doo at approximately 9:30 a.m. and diverted a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevac man 41 miles west of Billy Island

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevac man  41 miles west of Billy Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevaced a 20-year-old man suffering from reported decompression sickness aboard the 82-foot fishing vessel, First One approximately 41 miles west of Billy Island, Bahamas, Wednesday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an agency assist request from the RBDF...

Coast Guard medevacs diver 115 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas

Coast Guard medevacs diver 115 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin file photo. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick) HOUSTON —The Coast Guard medevaced a 54-year-old diver from a charter vessel approximately 115 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, Saturday night. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report from a representative of the vessel Fling of a female...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 missing divers near Duck Key

MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two divers near Duck Key, Tuesday. Rescued were Rich Warner, 68, and Dustin Warner, 32, from Indiana. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from Rich’s wife at approximately 6:40 p.m., stating he was expected back at 1 p.m., that day and had not been in contact with him. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon...

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider in New Hampshire

Coast Guard suspends search for paraglider in New Hampshire
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft File Photo BOSTON — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 12:39 p.m. Monday for a possible paraglider near Seabrook, New Hampshire. At approximately 7:15 p.m. Sunday, a beach patron called 911 to report a paraglider in the water about 600 yards off Seabrook Beach. Local emergency dispatch crews relayed the call to the Coast Guard. Coast Guard crews searched...

Coast guard rescues 17 from vessel taking on water near South Padre

Coast guard rescues 17 from vessel taking on water near South Padre
Coast Guard boat crew members assist the Thunderbird, a 46-foot charter vessel taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Aug. 24, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued 17 people aboard a charter boat taking on water near South Padre Island, Texas, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received a distress call from...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 in sinking vessel near Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 in sinking vessel near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted five boaters Friday after their boat began taking on water approximately 44 miles north of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 9:20 a.m., stating that a motor vessel with five people aboard...

Coast Guard searches for 2 people in West Atlantic Ocean

Coast Guard searches for 2 people in West Atlantic Ocean
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two people who were reported overdue in the West Atlantic Ocean, Thursday. Missing are Sasha McPhee, 37, and Jerome Burrows, 37, both from the Bahamas. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report from the brother-in-law of Burrows stating the two were overdue aboard...