Coast Guard transfers 14 migrants, one deceased to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 14 migrants, one deceased to Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Legare file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Hammack. MIAMI – The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Legare transferred 14 migrants and one deceased person to the Bahamas following the interdiction of a migrant venture in Bahamian waters, Tuesday. The Legare crew located and intercepted the migrant vessel while patrolling in support of Operation Vigilant Sentry at approximately...

Coast Guard ends search man near Nassau, Bahamas

Coast Guard ends search man near Nassau, Bahamas
A graphic of search patterns conducted by U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Miami aircrews to assist the Royal Bahamas Defence Force’s search and rescue efforts of Cameron Robbins near Nassau, Bahamas, from May 25, 2023 to May 26, 2023.  (U.S. Coast Guard illustration) MIAMI — The Coast Guard concluded its search efforts while assisting the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Friday, for a missing 18-year-old...

Coast Guard assists man from disabled boat near Vero Beach

Coast Guard assists man from disabled boat near Vero Beach
A 27-foot vessel disabled 5 miles east of Vero Beach, Florida, June 2, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce rescue crew assisted a man, Thursday, after his 27-foot vessel was disabled near Vero Beach. The rescue crew towed the disabled vessel and brought the man to the Smithsonian public docks. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircrew spotted...

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini
A homemade paddle board floating near Bimini, Bahamas, March. 29, 2022. The two people are expected to be transferred to Royal Bahamas Defence Force authorities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two Cuban males, Tuesday, at approximately 5 p.m. near Bimini, Bahamas. A good Samaritan reported to Sector Miami watchstanders, Tuesday, he spotted people on a homemade paddle board...

Coast Guard, partner agency intercept 88 Haitians near Bahamas

Coast Guard, partner agency intercept 88 Haitians near Bahamas
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater aircrew and Royal Bahamas Defence Force boat crews intercepted 88 people aboard a Haitian sail freighter near Great Inagua, Bahamas Jan. 23, 2022. (Royal Bahamas Defence Force photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Royal Bahamas Defence Force intercepted 88 Haitians aboard an overloaded sail freighter Friday, near Great Inagua, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater...

Coast Guard transfers 13 migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 13 migrants to Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered’s crew transferred 13 Cuban migrants to Bahamian authorities, Monday. Royal Bahamas Defence Force officers requested Coast Guard assistance in picking up 13 adult Cuban males from Elbow Cay, Bahamas, Saturday. Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo’s crew arrived on scene and transported them aboard. No medical concerns...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Friday for an overdue vessel between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected. The vessel and people were reported to...

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel near Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for overdue vessel near Bahamas
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue vessel with approximately 20 people aboard, Wednesday, between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report on Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected. The...

3 overdue boaters rescued 14 miles north of Bahamas

3 overdue boaters rescued 14 miles north of Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted the Royal Bahamas Defence Force and Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association with rescuing three overdue boaters stranded on a sandbar Saturday approximately 14 miles north of West End, Bahamas. The RBDF sent Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders an agency assist request at approximately 1:45 a.m. for the...