Coast Guard transfers 62 Haitians to The Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 62 Haitians to The Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous’ crew transferred 62 Haitians to Bahamian authorities, Monday, after rescuing them in Bahamian waters. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry law enforcement air crew found an overloaded, unsafe, and unstable Haitian sailing vessel, May 2, approximately 75 miles...

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 195 miles southeast of Mobile

Coast Guard rescues 5 boaters 195 miles southeast of Mobile
Coast Guard Cutter Edgar Culbertson file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paige Hause NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued five boaters from a disabled sailing vessel Friday 195 miles southeast of Mobile, Alabama. Coast Guard District Eight watchstanders received a distress call at 1 p.m. from the 36-foot recreational sailing vessel Madam X with a broken mast and five people aboard. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cubans to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 39 Cubans to Cuba
A towing vessel’s crewmember notified Sector Key West watchstanders of two overloaded rustic vessels approximately 10 miles off Long Key, Florida, Dec. 20, 2021. The people were repatriated to Cuba, Dec. 24, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evan’s crew repatriated 39 Cubans to Cuba Friday following four interdictions due to safety of life at sea concerns...

Coast Guard suspends active search for overdue pilot off Chatham

Coast Guard suspends active search for overdue pilot off Chatham
Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod’s MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo Boston — The Coast Guard suspended its active search Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., for an overdue aircraft in the vicinity of Nauset Beach, Massachusetts, pending new information. Coast Guard crews searched a total of 55 hours covering more than 2,076 square miles with no sign of missing pilot or aircraft. Watchstanders at Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday at 6:45 p.m., for 10 people who were reported as missing approximately 8 miles south of Long Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an overdue rustic vessel with 10 people aboard that departed Feb. 7 from Cuba. Coast Guard crews searched an area of about 12,300 square...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Grand Isle, Louisiana
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a person in the water near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Tuesday. Missing is Marvin Funes, a 32-year-old from Metairie, Louisiana. The Coast Guard searched approximately 326 square nautical miles for approximately 47 hours. “Our crews searched diligently for two days but were regrettably unable to locate Mr. Funes,” said...

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard searches for person in the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor
Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi Dolphin helicopter file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard is searching for a 19-year-old male who was last seen entering the water in Powderhorn Lake near Port O’Connor, Texas, and not resurfacing Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified that a friend reported the 19-year-old fisherman...

Coast Guard locates disabled vessel with 23 people aboard on the high seas

Coast Guard locates disabled vessel with 23 people aboard on the high seas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the crew of the cruise ship Carnival Fantasy rescued 23 individuals on the high seas, 130 nautical miles off the Yucatan Peninsula, Sunday. The Eighth Coast Guard District and Seventh Coast Guard District command centers received a report at 1:15 a.m. from a Cuban national stating his brother and 22...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and dog near Vermillion Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 people and dog near Vermillion Bay
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two people and a dog near Southwest Pass, Vermillion Bay, Louisiana, Monday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 8:40 a.m. of an overdue 19-foot aluminum vessel with two people and a dog aboard who departed for a fishing trip yesterday between Vermillion Bay...