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Feb. 28, 2024

Coast Guard rescues 12 migrants following unlawful voyage interdiction in the Mona Passage

Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle’s crew rescued 12 male migrants from a capsized vessel, Monday, following the interdiction of an unlawful irregular maritime migration voyage in Mona Passage waters near Puerto Rico. Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Doyle’s crew repatriated 11 of the migrants, who claimed to be Dominican Republic nationals, to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel just off Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Wednesday afternoon.

Feb. 28, 2024

Coast Guard, good Samaritans assist disabled fishing vessel crew off Barnegat Light, New Jersey 

The Coast Guard and good Samaritans assisted four mariners Tuesday after the 64-foot commercial fishing vessel Monica became disabled about 85 miles from the New Jersey coast.  

Feb. 27, 2024

MEDIA INVITE: Coast Guard, Port of Virginia Maritime Incident Response Team to host search and rescue forum in Hampton, Va.

What: Media is invited to attend the 18th annual Steven Todd Dooley Search and Rescue Forum to watch

Feb. 26, 2024

Coast Guard rescues man in water off Florida Keys

The Coast Guard rescued a man in the water near Wisteria anchorage in the Florida Keys early Sunday morning.

Feb. 26, 2024

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults and a child after their vessel took on water off the San Diego Coast

SAN DIEGO — Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sea Otter rescued four adults and one child from the 58-foot pleasure craft Playhouse after the vessel began taking on water between San Clemente Island and Dana Point, Calif., Saturday afternoon.  Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Diego's Joint Harbor Operations Center received a distress call from the Playhouse at approximately 11 p.m., reporting a shaft seal failure that led to 2 feet of water entering their engine room during transit from San Clemente Island to Dana Point. The crew of the Playhouse successfully halted the leak and promptly alerted the Coast Guard.

Feb. 26, 2024

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home to Astoria for the last time

ASTORIA, Ore. – The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) and its crew returned to their homeport, Monday, after a 59-day counter-narcotics patrol in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. This patrol is scheduled to be the cutter’s last patrol out of its current homeport of Astoria, Oregon.

Feb. 24, 2024

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters near Texas City, Texas

HOUSTON — The Coast Guard rescued four people from their overturned vessel near the Texas City Dike, Texas, Saturday.

Feb. 24, 2024

Coast Guard suspends search for missing paddleboarder

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews suspended the search for a missing paddleboarder, Saturday, pending new information.

Feb. 24, 2024

US Coast Guard Cutter Reliance interdicts $57 million in illicit drugs during Eastern Pacific Ocean deployment

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The crew of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Reliance (WMEC 615) returned to their homeport Saturday following a 57-day counterdrug patrol. Patrolling in support of Joint Interagency Task Force-South, the Reliance crew stopped two drug trafficking ventures, detaining six suspected traffickers and preventing nearly 4,000 pounds of cocaine, and 5,400 pounds of marijuana, worth more than $57 million, from entering the United States. The drugs were seized in the international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Feb. 23, 2024

U.S. Coast Guard conduct joint patrol with Kiribati partners under Operation Blue Pacific

TARAWA, Kiribati — In a significant advancement of regional maritime cooperation, the USCGC Oliver Henry (WPC 1140) crew successfully concluded a pivotal leg of its current expeditionary patrol in the Kiribati exclusive economic zone (EEZ) from Feb. 11 to 16, 2024. This leg marks a noteworthy engagement under Operation Blue Pacific, emphasizing the United States' commitment to strengthening ties and ensuring maritime security within the Pacific community.

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