Coast Guard assists 3 people on disabled vessels in South Florida

Coast Guard assists 3 people on disabled vessels in South Florida
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted three people from two different disabled vessels early Wednesday morning in South Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a notification from Palm Beach Fire Rescue at approximately 3:15 a.m. of a disabled 20-foot boat with one person aboard at the entrance to Lake Worth Inlet....

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat
USCG 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium File PhotoNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man who received a hand injury aboard a fishing vessel approximately 31 miles southeast of Pensacola Bay, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report of the injured man at 4:49 a.m. and directed the launch of a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Pensacola...

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel

Coast Guard assists mariners in Pascagoula Channel
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued three mariners in the Pascagoula Channel in Mississippi, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 1 p.m. of a 34-foot catamaran that became disabled upon its arrival to Pascagoula Channel on its voyage from Dauphin Island,...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help identifying owner of found kayak off Olowalu Beach, Maui

Coast Guard seeks public's help identifying owner of found kayak off Olowalu Beach, Maui
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift red kayak found a mile and a half south of Olowalu Beach, Maui, Dec. 2, 2017.  (Courtesy photo) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help identifying the owner of an unmanned and adrift red kayak found a mile and a half south of Olowalu Beach, Maui, Saturday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old woman Friday from the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas near Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 5:25 p.m. from the crew of the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas stating a passenger was...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to conduct SAR exercise off Kauai, Thursday
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Kauai Fire Department, Ocean Safety and Lifeguard Services and Kauai Police Department are scheduled to conduct a search and rescue exercise off Poipu, Kauai, Hawaii, Thursday. The exercise will take place on the water and in the air off Poipu with Coast Guard and local agencies...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Reflection near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Celebrity Reflection near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced an 80-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship, Celebrity Reflection, approximately 50 miles south of Key West, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a request from the cruise ship crew for medevac assistance at approximately 4:14 a.m. The patient was reportedly...

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver 31 miles west of Naples, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver 31 miles west of Naples, Florida
A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach medevacs a 26-year-old man from the 27-foot dive boat, Reel Cowboy, 31 miles west of Naples, Florida, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. —The Coast Guard medevaced a 26-year-old man from a dive boat 31 miles west of Naples, Florida, Sunday. At 12:40 p.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg...

Coast Guard medevacs diver having difficulty breathing near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard medevacs diver having difficulty breathing near Lake Worth Inlet
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man Sunday from the commercial dive vessel, Sandy’s Sunday, near Lake Worth Inlet, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Miami Command Center watchstanders received a call from the captain of the vessel at approximately 9:18 a.m. stating the passenger had difficulty...