Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevac man 41 miles west of Billy Island

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevac man  41 miles west of Billy Island
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force medevaced a 20-year-old man suffering from reported decompression sickness aboard the 82-foot fishing vessel, First One approximately 41 miles west of Billy Island, Bahamas, Wednesday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an agency assist request from the RBDF...

Coast Guard co-hosts the 6th Multilateral Maritime Interdiction and Prosecution Summit in Nassau

Coast Guard co-hosts the 6th Multilateral Maritime Interdiction and Prosecution Summit in Nassau
Multiple members from the Coast Guard Office of Maritime Law Enforcement, Royal Bahamas Police Force and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force take a moment for a group photo during the 6th Multilateral Maritime Interdiction and Prosecution Summit held Nassau, Bahamas Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo of Coast Guard Office of Maritime Law Enforcement MIAMI – The Coast Guard Office of Maritime...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 4 people 15 miles southeast of Freeport, Bahamas

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 4 people 15 miles southeast of Freeport, Bahamas
Coast Guard HC-144 file photo MIAMI — A good Samaritan vessel, assisted by the Coast Guard, rescued four people Sunday 15 miles southeast of Freeport Harbor, Bahamas. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received a request from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force for assistance in the search for four people, whose vessel reportedly capsized earlier Sunday morning. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 6 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 6 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Garren carries a Haitian migrant woman in Little Inagua, July 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued six Haitian migrants Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center at 7:15 p.m. and reported the migrants were...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, lands Friday, July 21, 2017 to assist 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua, Bahamas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued 88 Haitian migrants Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after a successful migrant interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returns home after a successful migrant interdiction patrol
PORT CANAVERAL, Fla. – The crew of the 210-foot Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned to their homeport of Port Canaveral, Florida, Tuesday following a 4-week, migrant interdiction patrol in the Straits of Florida. During the patrol, the crew of Vigilant was responsible for the rescue and care of 225 Cuban migrants.  Once onboard Vigilant, migrants were provided food, water, shelter and medical care. Vigilant...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker in the Bahamas

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker in the Bahamas
MIAMI — The search for a missing 64-year-old kayaker in the vicinity of Eleuthera, Bahamas, was suspended Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force of a male kayaker who was reported missing by his son-in-law after not returning from a kayaking trip Tuesday evening. During the search, the kayak and personal flotation...

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in the vicinity of Eleuthera Bahamas

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in the vicinity of Eleuthera Bahamas
MIAMI — Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews are searching for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of Eleuthera, Bahamas, Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District command center received a report from the Royal Bahamas Defence Force of a 64-year-old male missing kayaker who was reported missing by his son-in-law after not returning Tuesday evening. Currently searching is an HC-144 aircrew...

Coast Guard helps Royal Bahamas Police Force locate 10 overdue Bahamians

MIAMI – A Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry crew assisted in the safe rescue of 10 people in the vicinity of Grand Bahamas Thursday. Coast Guard Seventh District Command Center watchstanders were notified by Royal Bahamas Defence Force that a 31-foot boat with nine adults and one child aboard was overdue after leaving Grand Bahamas and never arriving to Grand Cay, Bahamas, as planned. RBDF requested...