Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard suspends search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The Coast Guard suspended at 10 p.m. Sunday the four-day search for additional survivors of a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals. Rescue crews also recovered 11 people deceased, whose nationalities...

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard and partner agency air and surface assets continue searching Friday for possible survivors of a capsized vessel in the Mona Passage, approximately 10 nautical miles north of Desecheo Island, Puerto Rico. Rescued are 38 survivors, 36 Haitian and two Dominican Republic nationals, of which eight remain hospitalized....

Coast Guard, AMVER vessel medevac 2 Germans off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard, AMVER vessel medevac 2 Germans off Puerto Rico
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevaced a German couple, Monday, from the Automated Mutual-Assistance Vessel Rescue System 967-foot Malta-flagged tanker ship, BW Lilac, approximately 110 miles north of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The Jayhawk aircrew transported the man and woman, reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs swimmer near Dauphin Island, Ala.

Coast Guard medevacs swimmer near Dauphin Island, Ala.
A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew lands on a beach near Dauphin Island, Alabama on April 14, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo by ATC Mobile) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard medevaced a swimmer in critical condition Thursday near Dauphin Island, Alabama. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a 911 notification at 4:18 p.m. of three swimmers caught in a...

Coast Guard medevacs German passenger from AIDAperla cruise ship

Coast Guard medevacs German passenger from AIDAperla cruise ship
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medevaced a German passenger from the AIDAperla cruise ship Wednesday, approximately 60 nautical miles southeast of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Medevaced is a 64-year-old man, who was experiencing signs of a possible stroke and required a higher level of care ashore. Coast Guard watchstanders...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue Vieques fisherman

Coast Guard ends search for overdue Vieques fisherman
Search Patterns SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews ended the search for an overdue fisherman Sunday evening in waters south of Vieques and Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Marcos Jonael Calzada Parilla from Vieques, Puerto Rico, who reportedly departed on a fishing trip Thursday morning from Playa Esperanza in Vieques to an area, approximately 18 nautical miles south...

Coast Guard searches for 2 overdue fishermen

Coast Guard searches for 2 overdue fishermen
Coast Guard Cutter Heriberto Hernandez file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Barney. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard air and surface crews are searching for two overdue fishermen Saturday in waters south of Vieques and Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Overdue are Marcos Jonael Calzada Parilla from Vieques, Puerto Rico, and one other unidentified person, who reportedly departed on a fishing trip Thursday...

Coast Guard repatriates 43 Dominicans

Coast Guard repatriates 43 Dominicans
A 25-foot vessel that was transporting 16 Dominicans and 23 Haitians off the coast of Rincon, Puerto Rico lays empty after being interdicted by a Puerto Rico Police marine unit March 1, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard repatriated 43 Dominicans and returned 23 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages near...

Responders recover body of 12-year-boy, ending search efforts

Responders recover body of 12-year-boy, ending search efforts
Station San Juan 45-Footg Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Ricardo Castrodad SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard and local response agencies search efforts for a 12-year-old boy ended Tuesday morning, when a San Juan Police dive team recovered the boy’s body in the water just off the Condado Beach area in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The deceased boy, a resident of Mass., reportedly was playing...