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Commander
USCG Seventh District
Brickell Plaza Federal Building
909 SE 1st Avenue
Miami, FL 33131-3050

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#BreakingNews @USCG Station #FortLauderdale, @MiamiDadeFire rescue crews saved 3 people after their boat capsized a… https://t.co/0lhdXn3k5P
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#Breaking a great coordinated effort b/w @USCG Coast Guard Station Cortez, Coast Guard Station St Petersburg,… https://t.co/fcp7hYh1af
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#BreakingTurtleNews @USCG Station #KeyWest freed an entangled sea turtle from the line of a crab trap north of Racc… https://t.co/2N9JixWnUf
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#Breaking @USCG, @TheRBDF terminated two illegal voyages in Bahamian waters approximately 105 miles off #KeyWest.… https://t.co/CuiZVIJuYr
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#BreakingNews @USCG Station #MiamiBeach law enforcement crews stopped an #illegalcharter of the 88-ft. yacht, Jeric… https://t.co/uOklPWzsUe
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Waterspouts develop in calmer weather. They form only over open water, developing at the surface & climb skyward. T… https://t.co/V5X9pX7Vn0
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#NewNews @USCG Station #MiamiBeach stopped 2 illegal charters over the weekend. "Make sure you see the Capt's crede… https://t.co/Y1aoCgg9w4
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#Breaking @USCG Air Station Miami, @EvergladesNPS crews rescued an overdue kayaker Monday, who was missing for 2 da… https://t.co/tQ8x3Zl0KH
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.@USCG and @CBPAMO interdicted 23 illegal Haitian migrants and two Bahamian suspected smugglers approximately 10 mi… https://t.co/u2iezBE8XB
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.@USCG and a 23-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard were involved in a collision Saturday near Manatee Pock… https://t.co/Dfc28F3g46
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.@USCG rescued 3 men from a capsized boat today. Remember to check the weather before going out and always have you… https://t.co/IV2OZDwTxB
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#BreakingNews The @USCG rescued two overdue boaters aboard a disabled 22-foot vessel 18 miles west of Hernando Bea… https://t.co/ZaDUGD0AF5
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.@USCG reminds boaters throughout the 7th District to use extra caution while out on the water this holiday weekend… https://t.co/bTicZnaQzT
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#NewNews @USCG and partner nations stopped more than 4,000 lbs. of cocaine during September, worth almost $73 milli… https://t.co/kMdPVRFpWt
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#HurricaneSeason is almost over, but we still need to remain vigilant. Coastal flooding can be caused by storm surg… https://t.co/lUi3LMyHfi
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The St. Simons Sound Incident Unified Command for the M/V Golden Ray released an update into the response. The UC i… https://t.co/JZNOwMRNFq
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#HappenedToday A boat sank w/ 5 people aboard near Molasses Reef, #KeyLargo. Not wearing #lifejackets, beanbags wer… https://t.co/BA6iVQ4A7c
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#UPDATE Alex Rojas was found alive at JFK Hospital, this afternoon. It is reported that after he swam too far from… https://t.co/8yZspaafdB
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#BreakingNews @USCG Sector #Miami and local partner agency crews are searching for 29-year-old Alex Rojas who was l… https://t.co/yQTD7TO9vP
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U.S. Coast Guard aviators are the eyes in the sky. The hard work and dedication Coast Guard aviators do on a daily basis is seen in their intensive training. Coast Guard aviators conduct multiple training flights to be ready for search and rescue cases. Whether the Coast Guard man or woman is jumping into the water or flying a search pattern for an extended time above the ocean, our aviators are fully prepared to assist when needed. #USCG #CoastGuard #SAR #Ready #D7
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We strongly caution the maritime community to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions as Tropical Storm Dorian makes way into Eastern Caribbean waters. Read more details here about San Juan's port condition: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDHSCG/bulletins/25af942 #USCG #CoastGuard #D7 #Dorian
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Bravo Zulu! to the crew of U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada for assisting a taking on water vessel 11 miles southeast of Islamorada and escorting them back to safety. SEMPER PARATUS! #Knowyourmil #Responsive
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for the missing boaters pending new information. Coast Guard and partner agency crews searched more than 146,368 square miles for over 281 hours.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard and partner agency crews continue to search for the missing boaters with surface & air assets. The Coast Guard will continue to have a presence in the area, but active searches will conclude at sunset.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard crews will continue to search through the night for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters. The search has covered 90,306 square miles with an estimated 249 hours of active searches. Image shows today's searches.
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are continuing to search for the two overdue Port Canaveral boaters. A Coast Guard HC-130 search plane, three U.S. Customs and Border Protection aircraft and two 87-ft patrol boats are actively conducting searches. Crews have searched 90,286 square miles since Friday.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard and partner agency crews continue to search through the night with surface and air assets for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters. The search has covered 69,000 square miles with an estimated 182 hrs of active searches. Images show today's searches.
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Personnel from Marine Safety Unit Savannah conduct container inspections at the Port of Savannah. Crews routinely inspect containers looking for structural deficiencies and checking for undeclared hazardous materials and unsafe stowage of cargo. Another prime example of Coast Guard personnel promoting safety, security and stewardship of America's ports and waterways!
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard aircrews from Air Station Clearwater and Elizabeth City conducted multiple search patterns yesterday alongside Navy P-8 planes and CBP C-130 aircrafts. Coast Guard and partner agency surface and air assets are continuing to search throughout the day.
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The U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center is aware of imagery from the NOAA buoys and will continue to follow all relevant leads. We ask our maritime community to be vigilant and report anything out of the ordinary.
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies are continuing to search for the two overdue Port Canaveral boaters. An Air Station Clearwater HC-130 search plane and two U.S. Customs and Border Protection C-130 planes are conducting first light searches and two 87-ft patrol boats, the Ridley and Moray, and the cutter William Flores, a fast response cutter, searched through the night and remain on scene searching.
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We are taking new strides in being able to respond faster to maritime emergencies for saving lives and disaster response! U.S. Coast Guard Station Islamorada crews with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary takes the lead on the new Short Range-Unmanned Aerial System (SR-UAS) program to help bolster our mission capabilities. The station received two drones and pilot training to assist in search and rescue, pollution and disaster response efforts. Once again, technology is here to facilitate and assist us in accomplishing our missions. Cool right? Let us know what you think in the comments. #KnowYourMil #USCG #CoastGuard
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UPDATE: The U.S. Coast Guard Cutters Ridley, Moray, and William Flores will be searching through the night for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters. An HC-130 search plane, an MH-60 helicopter, and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection C-130 plane will search until sunset. The search has covered 46,800 square miles with an estimated 108 hrs of active searches. Images show today's search patterns from #PortCanaveral to #Charleston S.C.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard crews are currently searching 50 miles east of Jacksonville in an area where a gear bag was located. Multiple Coast Guard assets are on scene.
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UPDATE: Coast Guard and partner agency crews will be searching through the night w/ surface and air assets for the overdue Port Canaveral boaters. The search has covered 20,029 square miles with an estimated 70 hrs of active searches. Images show today's search patterns from #PortCanaveral to #Charleston S.C.
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UPDATE: Coast Guard assets are on the scene of where the civilian aircraft reported seeing a similar boat. No boats found and floating items turned out to be other debris not related to the boaters. Crews are expanding search patterns in the area.
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UPDATE: A civilian aircraft reported seeing a vessel matching the description of the Port Canaveral boater's vessel 50-miles east of #Jacksonville. A U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 search plane diverted and located what appeared to be a cooler and life jackets. Multiple assets are en route to search.
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UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard and partner crews continue to search for the overdue #PortCanaveral boaters. Crews have investigated a reported debris field 50-miles east of St. Augustine but confirmed it wasn't in relation to the boaters.
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A U.S. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boatcrew halted the voyage of an #illegalcharter with five people aboard Saturday in the vicinity of Watson Island after discovering multiple violations. For information visit https://lnks.gd/2/_3vtqr #AsktheCaptain, #KnowYourMil
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