Coast Guard rescues man from sinking car

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking car
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Members from Coast Guard Cutter Marlin rescue an 89-year-old man from a vehicle that went into the St. Andrews Marina in Panama City, Florida, December 30, 2017. Photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Marlin. NEW ORLEANS– The Coast Guard rescued an 89-year-old man from a vehicle that fell into the St....

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Pensacola

Coast Guard ends search for person in the water near Pensacola
Coast Guard Cutter Marlin file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has ended its search for a person in the water near Pensacola, Florida, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Members from Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that they recovered a deceased person matching the description...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat southeast of Apalachicola

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking sailboat southeast of Apalachicola
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater rescued a man from a sinking sailboat 103 nautical miles southeast of Apalachicola, Flordia, April 29, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a sinking sailboat approximately 103 nautical miles southeast of Apalachicola, Florida, Saturday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 85 Cuban migrants
MIAMI — The crews of the Coast Guard Cutters Kathleen Moore and Marlin repatriated 85 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Sunday. These repatriations are a result of seven separate interdictions at sea in the south Florida Straits. These events consisted of Cubans attempting to illegally enter the United States on unseaworthy vessels commonly referred to as “rustics” or “chugs.”...

Coast Guardsmen holds open house in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.

Coast Guardsmen holds open house in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.
Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Fla., crewmembers and local Coast Guard Auxiliary members hosted the station’s annual safe boating open house, Sunday, May 17, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley Johnson) FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. ─ Members from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach held their annual open house for the community, Saturday and Sunday. The open...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 1 near Jewell Key, Fla.

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 1 near Jewell Key, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching Saturday for a 70-year-old man who capsized in his canoe with one other person in the vicinity of Jewell Key, Florida. Coast Guard watchstanders were notified via landline at 12:50 p.m., from a member of the Everglades Park Rangers reporting one of the men who capsized contacted them and stated he and his friend had...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. –The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the missing kayaker in San Carlos Bay, Florida, Sunday. The search for Andrew Barber, 32, of Fort Meyers, was suspended at 6:30 p.m. Sunday following a two-day search in San Carlos Bay and surrounding waters. At approximately 11 p.m., Friday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, Florida, received a 911 transfer...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Sanibel Island, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Sanibel Island, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Monday after their 68-foot fishing vessel started to sink 36 miles southwest of Sanibel Island. A member of Sea Tow Marco Island contacted Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders reporting they overheard a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Cheyenne call out ‘mayday’, declare that they were taking on water and unable...

Coast Guard crews assist boaters near Boca Grande Pass, Fla.

Coast Guard crews assist boaters near Boca Grande Pass, Fla.
BOCA GRANDE PASS, Fla. — Four people were assisted by Coast Guard crews after the 24-foot boat they were aboard began taking on water 11 miles south of Boca Grande Pass, Wednesday. Members aboard the boat contacted Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach watchstanders at 9:50 a.m., via VHF-FM channel 16 radio reporting they were taking on water, in need of assistance and had their life jackets on. The...