Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five people near Boynton Beach

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five people near Boynton Beach
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, with the help of a good Samaritan, rescued five people from the water Saturday approximately four miles east of Lower Boynton Beach, Florida. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report at approximately 9:24 a.m. of a 31-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard rapidly...

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued two people from the water Thursday approximately one mile north of Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from Florida Keys Boat Rails of Islamorada at approximately 5:23 p.m. of an unmanned adrift vessel with a swim ladder in the down position, indicating that...

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor tanker near Key West

Coast Guard medevacs man from motor tanker near Key West
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI— The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old man with seizure-like symptoms from the motor tanker Oreon Voyager Tuesday approximately 26 miles south of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request at approximately 1:25 p.m. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Caribbean Princess east of Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Caribbean Princess east of Fort Lauderdale
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews medevaced a man from the cruise ship Caribbean Princess Saturday approximately 74 miles east of Fort Lauderdale. The 66-year-old male reportedly suffered stroke-like symptoms while aboard the cruise ship Caribbean Princess. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report of the injury...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Disney Dream passenger

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Disney Dream passenger
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevacs a patient from the cruise ship Disney Dream. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Air Station Miami MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old man due to medical complications from the cruise ship Disney Dream 78 miles southeast of West Palm Beach, Thursday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard 7th District Command Center...

Air Station Miami holds remembrance ceremony for Coast Guard and Auxiliary shipmates

Air Station Miami holds remembrance ceremony for Coast Guard and Auxiliary shipmates
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami crew member salutes a memorial after laying a wreath during a remembrance ceremony in Miami, Florida, on Jan. 17, 2018. (Coast Guard photo by Eric D. Woodall) MIAMI — Coast Guard Air Station Miami hosted a memorial remembrance ceremony Wednesday at Miami Opa-Locka Executive Airport. The annual ceremony honored those air crew members who lost their lives in the line...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 2 dogs from vessel near Cudjoe Key

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 2 dogs from vessel near Cudjoe Key
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people and two dogs from a vessel taking on water Monday in the vicinity of Cudjoe Key. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a distress call from the 40-foot trawler Addicted, reporting they were taking on water. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 2 nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued two Bahamians from disabled vessels nearly 35 miles east of West Palm Beach, Tuesday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a report at approximately 7:15 p.m. Monday of two overdue Bahamian boaters reportedly traveling from Dania Beach to Freeport, Bahamas. The watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing from aircraft emergency water landing

Coast Guard suspends search for missing from aircraft emergency water landing
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 6:00 p.m. Friday for a missing pilot who made an emergency landing in the water 18 miles northwest off Freeport, Bahamas. Missing is Mark Tanner, 57, of Gainesville, Florida. Janna Lower, 60, also of Gainesville was rescued from the water by a good Samaritan seaplane and transferred by a Coast...