Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm

Coast Guard releases sea turtles affected by winter storm
Lt. Milanese carries a rehabilitated turtle from a transport truck to Coast Guard a small boat at Station Port Aransas, Texas, Feb. 22, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard and partner agencies released approximately 146 sea turtles displaced by a recent winter storm near Corpus Christi, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air...

Coast Guard rescues 60 sea turtles affected by winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas

Coast Guard rescues 60 sea turtles affected by winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas
Two Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi rescue swimmers rescue 60 sea turtles near South Padre Island, Texas, Feb. 17, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard rescued 60 sea turtles that were in need of life-saving assistance after being affected by a recent winter storm near South Padre Island, Texas, Wednesday. Two aviation survival technicians, or rescue...

Coast Guard releases over 200 sea turtles off Florida coast

Coast Guard releases over 200 sea turtles off Florida coast
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale crew members released more than 200 sea turtles Monday approximately 10 miles off the Fort Lauderdale coast. Working with the Gumbo Limbo Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center, the boat crew released Green, Loggerhead, and Hawksbill sea turtles from multiple sea turtle hospitals along the Florida East Coast...

Coast Guard frees sea turtle entangled in fishing trap line near Cape May

Coast Guard frees sea turtle entangled in fishing trap line near Cape May
Petty Officer 3rd Class Mason Sanders and Petty Officer 2nd Class Carliene Lyon work to free a sea turtle tangled in a fishing trap line while Fireman Jason Breckner assists, August 13, 2020, near Cape May, New Jersey.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Grimaud Kouwenaar) CAPE MAY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued a sea turtle entangled in a fishing trap line 11 miles southeast of Cape May, Thursday...

Coast Guard, North Carolina Aquarium release turtles offshore Cape Henry, Va.

Coast Guard, North Carolina Aquarium release turtles offshore Cape Henry, Va.
Crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Heron work together to lift a sea turtle out of its transport container offshore Cape Henry, Virginia, Nov. 18, 2018. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. j.g. Jaime Brady) PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard released 14 sea turtles 70 miles southeast of Cape Henry, Virginia, Sunday. Crewmembers aboard Coast Guard Cutter Heron worked with members of the North Carolina...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue injured sea turtle 2 miles southeast of Plantation Key

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue injured sea turtle 2 miles southeast of Plantation Key
Members of Coast Guard Station Islamorada place an injured sea turtle into a container of water Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 to be transported to the Marathon-based Turtle Hospital. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class John Brandt MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued an injured sea turtle Tuesday approximately 2 miles southeast of Plantation Key. Watchstanders with Coast Guard...

Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after seizing $209 million cocaine

Cutter Campbell returns to Maine after seizing $209 million cocaine
Coast Guard Cutter Campbell file photo. BOSTON — Coast Guard Cutter Campbell returned to its homeport in Kittery, Maine, Friday after an 80-day counter-narcotic patrol in the Caribbean Sea and Eastern Pacific Ocean. Campbell’s crew disrupted six narcotic smuggling ventures, seized about 12,000 pounds of cocaine, worth $209 million, and detained 24 suspected smugglers. Equipped with an MH-65...

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to Wilmington after successful drug-interdiction patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returns to Wilmington after successful drug-interdiction patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Diligence file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Diligence returned to Wilmington from a successful 65-day counter-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific today. The crew interdicted four high speed suspected smuggling vessels, detained 13 suspected drug traffickers and seized approximately 2,850 kilograms of cocaine, worth an estimated $90 million. In addition...

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk seizes more than 3 tons of cocaine, rescues sea turtle

Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk seizes more than 3 tons of cocaine, rescues sea turtle
A sea turtle entangled with a life ring that the Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew rescued during a 53-day Eastern Pacific counter drug patrol. (Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk returned to homeport in Key West Wednesday following a 53-day Eastern Pacific counter drug patrol. The cutter Mohawk crew successfully interdicted five vessels suspected of illegal narcotics...