Coast Guard rescues 10 people southwest of Freeport, Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 10 people southwest of Freeport, Bahamas
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber crew embarks people rescued from a sinking vessel southwest of Freeport, Bahamas on April 9, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Ten people were rescued from a 30-foot vessel that was taking on water southwest of Freeport, Bahamas, Saturday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a request for assistance from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force...

U.S. Coast Guard, cruise lines conclude Black Swan exercise in Freeport, Grand Bahama

U.S. Coast Guard, cruise lines conclude Black Swan exercise in Freeport, Grand Bahama
FREEPORT, Grand Bahamas – A lifeboat with actors aboard makes its way to shore as the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback stands watch during exercise Black Swan conducted in Freeport, Grand Bahama on April 2, 2013. Black Swan is a joint offshore emergency exercise coordinated by the Bahamian government, the U.S. Coast Guard, the cruise line industry, and emergency response teams to test and...