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...

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas

Coast Guard searches for missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas
A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65D Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Andrew Kendrick HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker near San Luis Pass, Texas, Thursday. Missing is 49 year-old Charles Ferguson, last seen in a green kayak and wearing a white shirt. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from the wife of the missing...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search at approximately 5:30 p.m., Wednesday for two missing people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. Missing are a Bahamian national, a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national, who went missing after an 18-foot boat capsized, with 11 people aboard, Sunday in an apparent migrant smuggling venture from Freeport,...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Marathon

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Marathon
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI—The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue jet skier, Wednesday near Marathon, Florida. Missing is Carlos Garcia-Cruz, 52, of Miami. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report Tuesday from Garcia-Cruz’s girlfriend, stating he was last seen wearing a life jacket on a blue and white jet ski departing Marathon...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized migrant vessel off Dominican Republic

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized migrant vessel off Dominican Republic
The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos rescues a survivor of a migrant capsized boat during the afternoon of Dec. 6, 2018, in waters just off Isla Saona, Dominican Republic.  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant boat in waters just off Isla Saona, Dominican Republic. So far, 21 people have been...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Dream

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Dream
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a 17-year-old male from a cruise ship approximately 170 nautical miles southeast of South West Pass, Louisiana, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 8 a.m. from the cruise ship Carnival Dream that the male had suffered a seizure. Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans...

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17-year-old

Coast Guard ends search for missing 17-year-old
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS – The 17-year-old male who was reported missing near Mobile Bay, Alabama, was located safely by the Coast Guard, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew recovered the missing person, Parker Morgan, at 6:27 a.m. after a Good Samaritan located him on Little Sand Island, Mobile, Alabama. The boat crew towed the personal watercraft...

Coast Guard rescues two Cuban fisherman 17 miles south of Grassy Key

Coast Guard rescues two Cuban fisherman 17 miles south of Grassy Key
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew rescues two Cuban fisherman Thursday, May 18, 2017, approximately 17 miles south of Grassy Key.  (Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two Cuban fisherman Thursday 17 miles south of Grassy Key. Watch standers at the Coast Guard Seventh District received a request for assistance from the Cuban Border Guard at approximately 8:30 a.m. Wednesday...