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Coast Guard assisted a fishing crew 115 nm west of Anclote Island

PETERSBURG, Fla. – A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk MRR helicopter aircrew assisted the crew of the 45-foot fishing vessel taking on water 115 nautical miles west of Anclote Island, Monday. A U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter air crew deployed a dewatering pump to the fishing crew in distress, enabling Leer másCoast Guard assisted a fishing crew 115 nm west of Anclote Island[…]

Coast Guard rescue man 155 nm off Turks and Caicos

MIAMI — A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew rescue a man northeast off Turks and Caicos Thursday, after his vessel became disabled 155 nautical miles offshore.​ District Seven watchstanders​ received an​ Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) alert from the vessel Erin Kjrra’s owner Wednesday, alerting​ them of his distress at approximately Leer másCoast Guard rescue man 155 nm off Turks and Caicos[…]

Coast Guard rescue two sailors 31 nm off​ Homosassa Springs, Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60T Jayhawk MRR helicopter aircrew rescue two sailors aboard a disabled 42-foot sailing vessel 31 nautical miles off Homosassa Springs, Florida Sunday. The Sikorsky MH-60T Jayhawk Medium-Range Recovery Helicopter search and rescue (SAR) aircrew safely returned the two men to Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater in Leer másCoast Guard rescue two sailors 31 nm off​ Homosassa Springs, Florida[…]

Coast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake

MIAMI — Coast Guard air crews continue to provide​ critical medical support (medical evacuation and emergency medical services) after Haiti earthquake, for the Haitian citizens​ and the government. «The lives we saved would have been lost if​ rescue action wasn’t taken,» said Cmdr. David Sheppard, air operations commander deployed to Haiti. «We are doing our Leer másCoast Guard continues support in Haiti following 7.2 earthquake[…]

Haiti receives Coast Guard humanitarian aid for the 7.2 earthquake

MIAMI — Haitian’s government​ requested Coast Guard assistance following a magnitude 7.2 earthquake. The USCG committed numbers air and surface assets to help in transporting​ medical personnel and supplies, and​ transporting critically injured citizens to facilities needing a higher level of care in Port au Prince, Haiti.​ ​ “On behalf of the United States Coast Guard Leer másHaiti receives Coast Guard humanitarian aid for the 7.2 earthquake[…]

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