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...

Coast Guard, RBDF seize over 12,000 lbs. of illegal catch off Bahamas

Coast Guard, RBDF seize over 12,000 lbs. of illegal catch off Bahamas
Coast Guard watchstanders and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force crew interdict two Dominican Republic-flagged ships illegally fishing off Diamond Point, Great Bahama Bank, Sept. 17, 2020.  (Photo courtesy of Royal Bahamas Defence Forces) MIAMI — Coast Guard watchstanders and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force crew interdicted two Dominican Republic-flagged ships Thursday illegally fishing off Diamond...

Coast Guard, partner agencies remove 187 people from 30 foot boat

Coast Guard, partner agencies remove 187 people from 30 foot boat
Coast Guard Cutter Seneca file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) and Turks and Caicos Islands Police (TCIP) rescued 187 people approximately 17 miles southwest of Turks and Caicos Islands, Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca (WMEC-906) crew and a Her Majesty’s Bahamian Ship crew arrived on scene and embarked the 187 people between the two ships. The Seneca...

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters 60 miles west of Bahamas

Coast Guard, partners rescue two boaters 60 miles west of Bahamas
Two boaters after being rescued by the Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force and Royal Bahamas Police Force approximately 58 miles west of the Bahamas, Dec. 10, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF), and Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) rescued two overdue Bahamian boaters Tuesday approximately 60 miles west of the Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard continues response efforts in Bahamas due to Hurricane Dorian
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew evacuates displaced adults and children to safety in Marsh Harbour, Bahama. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley. MIAMI — Coast Guard Hurricane Dorian response operations continue in support of the Bahamas. As of Monday at 9 a.m.: Coast Guard crews have rescued 383 people in the Bahamas since the Hurricane...