Coast Guard, CBP-AMO, DEA and RBPF interdicted four Bahamian suspected drug smugglers

MIAMI — The USCG, along with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operation (CBP-AMO), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) interdicted four Bahamian suspected drug smugglers, Monday, approximately 10 miles south of the Exuma Island chain in the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders initially received a report Leer másCoast Guard, CBP-AMO, DEA and RBPF interdicted four Bahamian suspected drug smugglers[…]

Coast Guard assists fishing boat Kayden Nicole off Key West

MIAMI​ — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a 73-foot commercial fishing boat, Kayden Nicole,​ after it started taking on water about 46 miles northwest of Key West. The Kayden Nicole’s emergency positioning​ indicating radio beacon alerted Coast Guard watchstanders that the three person crew was in distress. Station Key West‘s​ 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew arrived Leer másCoast Guard assists fishing boat Kayden Nicole off Key West[…]

Coast Guard medevac 59-year-old man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos

MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevac a 59-year-old man from the tug ship, Patriarch, Tuesday, approximately 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed in Great Inagua, Bahamas, hoisted the man and safely took him to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. An Air Station Clearwater Leer másCoast Guard medevac 59-year-old man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos[…]

Coast Guard rescue man from capsized commercial fishing vessel near St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.– The Coast Guard rescue a man, Thursday, after his 36-foot commercial fishing vessel capsized 18 miles west of St. Petersburg.​ Rescued was Robert Heart, 48. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an emergency position indicating radio beacon alert at 8:56 a.m., for the commercial fishing vessel, Jenny Lynn, homeported in Fort Myers. Leer másCoast Guard rescue man from capsized commercial fishing vessel near St. Petersburg[…]

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard crews rescued two Sailors aboard a 30-foot vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jawhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene first and assisted a Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew locate the vessel. The Station boat crew used a Leer másCoast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral[…]

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near​ Homosassa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew located two people on an overdue vessel 23 nautic miles off Homosassa, Florida Friday.​ The Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the vessel around 7:00 a.m. and confirmed with a nearby good Samaritan the two men aboard where the overdue fishermen who Leer másCoast Guard locates two overdue boaters near​ Homosassa[…]

Coast Guard medevac man 10 miles west of Hernando Beach

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —​ The Coast Guard medevac a man with severe abdominal pain​ from a​ fishing vessel​, Morning Star, 10 miles west of Hernando Beach, Florida Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk​ helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the 49-year-old man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast Leer másCoast Guard medevac man 10 miles west of Hernando Beach[…]

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 presumed lost at sea, Bahamas

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescue two fishermen, Monday, who were presumed lost at sea, 23 miles northeast of Cat Island, Bahamas. Rescued were Domingo Jimenez, 45, and Ramon Castillo, 29, both from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, forward deployed for Operation Leer másCoast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 presumed lost at sea, Bahamas[…]

Coast Guard rescue 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard aircrews rescued three people and a dog from a capsized fishing vessel, Pete’s Dream, offshore Apalachicola, Florida, Thursday. All passengers on board, including the dog, were rescued and no injuries were reported. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at approximately 11 a.m. that the 64-foot fishing Leer másCoast Guard rescue 3 people, dog offshore Apalachicola, Florida[…]

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