Coast Guard rescues man from water near Cumberland Sound

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Cumberland Sound
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the water Friday near Cumberland Sound. Rescued was 71-year-old Joe Gregory. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 1:45 p.m that an unmanned...

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishing vessel near Jacksonville

Coast Guard searching for overdue fishing vessel near Jacksonville
Coast Guard C-130 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for three fishermen who failed to return to Jacksonville. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The fishermen, including the captain John Zimmerman*, departed from Safe Harbor January 31st in the 34-foot fishing vessel Jessi K. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville...

Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support

Coast Guard gives Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue for Irma support
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard presented the Meritorious Public Service Award to Canaveral Fire Rescue Wednesday during a Propeller Club luncheon in Port Canaveral. Canaveral Fire Rescue was instrumental in resuming the ability to transfer critically needed fuel to the port after Hurricane Irma shut down vital supply lines. During a ceremony, Capt. Todd Wiemers, the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Mayport

Coast Guard searching for overdue boaters near Mayport
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Thursday for two boaters who failed to return from a boating trip near Mayport. Dixan Diaz and Jamie Perrea were last at the Mayport boat ramp at 6 a.m. Wednesday where they departed in a 21-foot Sea Fox cuddy cabin. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received notification at 5:45 a.m. Thursday...

Coast Guard assists crew of disabled fishing vessel 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach

Coast Guard assists crew of disabled fishing vessel 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach
The Coast Guard Cutter Ridley tows the Animal Control, a 30-foot fishing vessel, which became disabled 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Ridley towed the disabled vessel and its two passengers safely to Safe Harbor Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Ridley) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners Thursday after...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced an 89-year-old woman Friday from the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas near Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 5:25 p.m. from the crew of the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas stating a passenger was...

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...