Coast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol

JACKSONVILLE— The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Valiant (WMEC-621)​ returned home to Naval Station Mayport, Florida, Monday after completing a 9-week patrol conducting operations in the Windward Passage between Haiti and Cuba in support of Coast Guard 7 th District and Operation Southeast Watch.​ Coast Guard Cutter Valiant patrolled over 11,000 nautical miles in the Caribbean, working closely Leer másCoast Guard Cutter Valiant returns to Jacksonville after 60-day patrol[…]

Coast Guard boat crew rescue 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement rescue 2 watercraft riders Friday night, approximately one and a half miles off Isla Verde Beach in the municipality of Carolina, Puerto Rico. The rescued man and woman reportedly were forced to abandon Leer másCoast Guard boat crew rescue 2 watercraft riders off Isla Verde Beach in Carolina, Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard medevac crewmember from​ Yasa Jupiter bulk carrier​ ship in the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – The crew of a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a crewmember from the 653-feet bulk carrier ship Yasa Jupiter Saturday, approximately 60 nautical miles northeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan received the medevac request Friday night from the Marshall Islands flagged Leer másCoast Guard medevac crewmember from​ Yasa Jupiter bulk carrier​ ship in the Atlantic Ocean near Puerto Rico[…]

Coast Guard oversees salvage efforts following aircraft crash​ in San Juan Harbor

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard Sector San Juan Incident Management Division personnel are overseeing salvage efforts by the owning company of a​ Piper Aztec airplane Wednesday, after the​ twin-engine aircraft​ crash into San Juan Harbor’s San Antonio channel Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot and one of two aircraft mechanics who were aboard. “Our Leer másCoast Guard oversees salvage efforts following aircraft crash​ in San Juan Harbor[…]

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 medevac Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam over 100 miles offshore in the Caribbean Sea

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The Coast Guard medically evacuated (medevac) the Captain of the 734-foot Singapore-flagged container ship M/V Maersk Batam Monday night, approximately 100 nautical miles south of Puerto Rico Monday night. The Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam, 57, is a citizen of the United Kingdom, who experienced life threatening symptoms of Leer másCoast Guard medevac Captain of the M/V Maersk Batam over 100 miles offshore in the Caribbean Sea[…]

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