Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters after vessel catches fire near Titusville

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters after vessel catches fire near Titusville
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Wednesday after their vessel caught fire on the Indian River near Titusville. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified via VHF-FM marine-band radio channel 16 at 10:09 p.m. from two boaters stating they were awakened by smoke and their 48-foot catamaran was on fire. A Coast Guard Station Port...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Sunshine near Port Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Sunshine near Port Canaveral
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old man Tuesday from the cruise ship Carnival Sunshine near Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 10:20 p.m. from the crew of the cruise ship Carnival Sunshine stating a passenger...

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew conducts Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew conducts Hurricane Irma relief efforts
Damaged observed during an assessment of the St. John’s River by the Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton crew in Mayport, Florida, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Hamilton began conducting Hurricane Irma relief efforts Tuesday on the east coast of Florida. The Hamilton crew arrived off the...

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu, closes Port Canaveral

Coast Guard sets port condition Zulu, closes Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Effective 10 a.m. Saturday, the Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) set port condition Zulu for Port Canaveral and all other terminals and facilities due to the expectation of sustained gale force winds of generated by Hurricane Irma that may arrive within 12 hours. Sustained winds between 39 and 54 mph are possible within 12 hours. Mariners are reminded there are no safe...

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 medevacs man from fishing vessel 40 miles east of Mayport

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 40 miles east of Mayport
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoJACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man Friday, approximately 40 miles east of Mayport. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 9:40 p.m. that a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel Charlotte Marie had suffered burn injuries during a fire aboard the vessel. An...

Coast Guard searching for unconfirmed person in the water off the coast of Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for unconfirmed person in the water off the coast of Canaveral
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with Brevard County Sheriff’s Office, are searching Friday for an unconfirmed person in the water off the coast of Canaveral. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center received a call via VHF-FM channel 16 at 4:15...

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water in Downtown Jacksonville

Coast Guard, local agencies searching for person in the water in Downtown Jacksonville
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with members of local agencies, are searching Friday for a person in the water in the St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center were notified of the situation at 6:03 p.m. The initial report stated a person had fallen into the water off the Riverwalk, near the Acosta Bridge. A...

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...