Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Daytona Beach

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Daytona Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with local agencies, is searching Saturday for a missing boater near Daytona Beach. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified by Volusia County Sheriff’s Office at 10:29 a.m. of an unmanned 32-foot vessel was found on the beach. Coast Guard crews searching...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue paddle boarder

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue paddle boarder
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the overdue paddle boarder who was last seen July 24, 2015. Missing is William Morlock, 58. “In this tragic time, our deepest condolences go to the family and friends of Mr. Morlock,”said Capt. Michael Long, the Coast Guard Sector Miami deputy commander. “We are pained that our tireless search efforts resulted in this heartbreaking end.” Morlock’s...

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens
Capt. Mark Fedor announces the Coast Guard will suspend all searches for two missing 14-year-old boys at sunset during a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami July 31, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two missing boys who departed on a fishing trip July 24, 2015. Perry Cohen and...

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 31,000 square nautical miles in search for missing boys
Coast Guard Cutter Yellowfin (WPB 87319) MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search for two missing boys, Tuesday, approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of the Florida and Georgia border. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 39 search patterns covering more than 30,992square nautical miles. The search area stretches...

Search for two missing teens continues off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla.

Search for two missing teens continues off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla.
MIAMI — Search efforts for two missing teens continues 50 nautical miles east of Jacksonville, Florida, Monday. On Sunday at 11 a.m., a Coast Guard HC-130 located a capsized vessel 67 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida. A Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew was dispatched, lowered a rescue swimmer to the boat, and confirmed the vessel’s registration. At this time a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard locates boat 2 missing teens were last seen on

Coast Guard locates boat 2 missing teens were last seen on
MIAMI — The capsized vessel two missing teens were last seen aboard was located by Coast Guard search-and-rescue crews 67 nautical miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida, Sunday. The vessel was located at approximately 11 a.m. by a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 aircrew. A Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew was dispatched, lowered a rescue swimmer to the boat, and confirmed the vessel’s...

Coast Guard rescues 164 migrants in the span of a week, urges safety at sea

Coast Guard rescues 164 migrants in the span of a week, urges safety at sea
MIAMI – The Coast Guard rescued 64 Cuban migrants and 100 Haitian migrants during a busy week of illegal maritime migration attempts from Cuba and Haiti into the United States. The 64 Cuban migrants were repatriated last week following three separate interdictions at sea in the Florida Straits dating back to August 7. On Monday, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Paul Clark located a grossly overloaded...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing free diver near Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for missing free diver near Key West
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who’s boat was found partially submerged seven nautical miles northeast of Molasses Reef, Monday afternoon. Missing is Noah Cullen, 24, from Islamorada, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were notified by a good Samaritan reporting the 28-foot sailing vessel, Jubilee, was unmanned, adrift and riding low in the water. Shortly...

Coast Guard Repatriates 56 Migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti and Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard Repatriates 56 Migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti and Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
MIAMI — The Coast Guard repatriated 25 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitien, Haiti, and 31 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, Tuesday. These repatriations are a result of five separate attempts to illegally migrate to the United States. On June 9, 2014, the Coast Guard Cutter Drummond interdicted 25 Haitian migrants on a yola vessel west of Mona Island, Puerto Rico. The migrants were transferred...