Coast Guard rescues 6 people from adrift vessel 76 miles southwest of Tortuga

Coast Guard rescues 6 people from adrift vessel 76 miles southwest of Tortuga
With the aid of a spot light Coast Guard Cutter Thetis crewmembers located an adrift vessel with six Jamaican people aboard.  MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued six Jamaican Nationals adrift Friday approximately 76 miles south west of Tortuga, Haiti. Rescued were, Garnel Goldson ,30, Rohan Smith, 50, Raymond Foster, 30, Jermaine Brown ,32, Marvin Buchanon ,39, Jermaine Lobiboun ,33, all of them...

Coast Guard ends search for overdue sailing vessel Tortuga

MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard ended its search for the 33-foot sailing vessel, Tortuga, which was reported overdue by Sea Tow late Friday. S/V Tortuga was transiting from Mobile Bay to Panama City, Fla. Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island was able to make contact with the vessel owner and he stated he had arrived safely in Panama City.

Coast Guard searching for overdue sailing vessel from Mobile Bay to Panama City

MOBILE, Ala. — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 33-foot sailing vessel, the Tortuga, in the Gulf of Mexico from Mobile Bay to Panama City, Fla. Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call at approximately 4 p.m., Friday from Sea Tow, reporting they had received a call from a mariner Thursday, stating he was departing Mobile Bay and was scheduled to arrive in Panama City, Friday at noon.  The...