Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 13 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man from tanker 13 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Clearwater approaches the 550-foot tanker Gaschem Stade, 13 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Gage Hunt) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old male Philippine national from a 550-foot tanker 13 miles west of Egmont Key, Monday. At 10:15 a.m. watchstanders...

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas

Coast Guard transfers 151 Haitian migrants to Bahamas
Petty Officer 3rd Class Jeffery Evans passes out water to some Haitian migrants aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Seneca to keep them hydrated Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Krystyn Pecora MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Seneca crew transferred 151 Haitian migrants Friday to the Royal Bahamian Defence Force. The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases...

Coast Guard medevacs man from ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 58-year-old Filipino man from a bulk carrier ship more than 200 miles northeast of Port Canaveral, Friday. Watchstanders with the Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center received a notification from the 641-foot Singaporean-flagged bulk carrier vessel Spring Sky that the master of the vessel...

Mohawk returns to homeport after patrol

Mohawk returns to homeport after patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Mohawk crew returned Friday following a one month law enforcement and training patrol in the Caribbean Sea in support of Operations Southern Watch and Yucatan Sentinel. During the patrol, the crew stopped and rescued 113 illegal Haitian migrants with the help of an embarked Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 6 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 6 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua
Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Garren carries a Haitian migrant woman in Little Inagua, July 28, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued six Haitian migrants Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A fisherman contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard’s 7th District Command Center at 7:15 p.m. and reported the migrants were...

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua

Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas, lands Friday, July 21, 2017 to assist 88 Haitian migrants off Little Inagua, Bahamas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI – The Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued 88 Haitian migrants Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard assisting in search for survivors of downed small aircraft near Pellicer Creek

Coast Guard assisting in search for survivors of downed small aircraft near Pellicer Creek
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is assisting in the search for survivors of a downed small aircraft Friday in the vicinity of Pellicer Creek. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center were notified of the situation at 11:30 p.m., Thursday, by St. Johns County Fire Rescue. A crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk...

Coast Guard rescues 8 after charter dive boat takes on water

Coast Guard rescues 8 after charter dive boat takes on water
A boatcrew from Station Sand Key and a helicopter crew from Air Station Clearwater respond to a  dive boat taking on water 12 miles west of Anclote, Florida, Thursday, July 6, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEARWATER, Fla. — Coast Guard crews rescued eight people Thursday after a charter dive boat took on water 12 miles west of Anclote. At 11:50 a.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles west of Venice, FL

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 60 miles west of Venice, FL
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo VENICE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 27-year-old man Saturday night 60 miles west of Venice. Medevaced was Steve Wager. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watch standers received notification at 7:40 p.m. via VHF-FM radio channel 16 stating Wager was suffering symptoms of a seizure while aboard a 35-foot fishing boat with...