Coast Guard Cutter Bear to return home to Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The crew of the 270-foot Coast Guard Cutter Bear, homeported here, is scheduled to return at 10 a.m., Thursday, following a 58-day deployment and a successful drug-bust in the Caribbean. While deployed and operating with a multi-national force for a joint training exercise, the crew of the Bear was diverted to interdict and seize a speed boat carrying 4,355 pounds of cocaine. The...

Coast Guard repatriates 95 Cuban migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 96 Cuban migrants at sea during 10 separate incidents since Aug. 12, 95 of whom were repatriated over the past five days to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. One Cuban migrant was transferred to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for further processing. “With hurricane Irene approaching, the Coast Guard remains focused on the safety of life at sea while simultaneously...

Coast Guard repatriates 37 migrants

MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 39 migrants at sea during five separate incidents since July 1, 37 of whom were repatriated over the past nine days. One Cuban migrant was transferred to Customs and Border Protection officials in Key West, Fla., Wednesday. One Cuban migrant was transferred to Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for further processing Wednesday. googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Traverse City Michigan helicopter crew, deployed to Caribbean, medevacs man from cruise ship

USCG File PhotoCLEVELAND – A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Traverse City, Mich., temporarily assigned to the Coast Guard Cutter Spencer patrolling Caribbean waters, medically evacuated a man from a cruise ship about 115 miles south of Haiti Wednesday night. Staff from the cruise ship Emerald Princess called the Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center to request a medevac...

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 17 Cuban migrants

Cutter Ocracoke - USCG File PhotoMIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Ocracoke repatriated 17 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Saturday, after they were interdicted at sea during two separate cases. While on routine patrol, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma located a rustic vessel 12 miles north of Punta Maisi, Cuba, Dec. 4, 2010. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sitkinak...

Coast Guard interdicts, repatriates 5 Cuban migrants

USCG file photoMIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island repatriated five Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday. Good Samaritans notified watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Fla., Wednesday that they were on scene with a rustic vessel with six Cuban migrants aboard approximately nine miles west of Marathon, Fla. The Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur crew was diverted...

Coast Guard unit returns home after deployment to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

SAN PEDRO, Calif. – A local Coast Guard unit to returned home from a six-month deployment to the U.S. Southern Command Saturday evening.

Coast Guard repatriates 29 Cuban migrants

MIAMI – The Coast Guard repatriated 29 Cuban migrants Sunday morning to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba.

Coast Guard medevacs 48-year-old woman from cruise ship

MIAMI- Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous and Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., medevaced a 48-year-old woman at about 11:30 a.m., Sunday from the 856-foot cruise ship Sea Princess, homeported in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.