Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for two snorkelers near Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for two snorkelers near Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty
The Coast Guard is searching for two snorkelers near the Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty in Miami, Nov. 11, 2017. Photo courtesy of a good Samaritan. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and St. Lucie Sheriff’s Office are searching for two snorkelers who were reportedly pushed out to sea near the Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty Saturday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater, 66, near Jensen Beach

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater, 66, near Jensen Beach
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended their search Saturday for a boater who was reported overdue Monday. Missing is Stuart Savanuck, 66. Coast Guard crews suspended their search at 7:45 p.m. after covering more than 30,721 square miles between Port St. Lucie and West End, Bahamas. Savanuck left Jensen Beach Boat Rentals at 10 a.m. Monday in a 23-foot beige center-console rental boat, headed south to...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Jensen Beach

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater near Jensen Beach
MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching Wednesday for an overdue boater in the Intracoastal Waterway near Jensen Beach. Missing is Stuart Savanuck, 66. Savanuck left in a 23-foot beige center-console rental boat from Jensen Beach Boat Rentals, Monday at 10 a.m. heading south to fish and was scheduled to return that afternoon at approximately 5 p.m. A staff member from the Jensen Beach Boat...

Coast Guard suspends search for group of four overdue boaters in the vicinity of Stuart, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for group of four overdue boaters in the vicinity of Stuart, Florida
MIAMI — Search-and-rescue crews have suspended the search and rescue operations for four people who were reportedly overdue in the vicinity of Stuart, Florida, since Sunday evening after three were found deceased and one was found alive Monday morning. Deceased are Willis Bell, age unknown; Fernandez Jones, 51; and Jayden Jones, 9. Robert Stewart, 45, was found alive on the beach south of St. Lucie...

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 searching for overdue paddle boarder

Coast Guard searching for overdue paddle boarder
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for an overdue paddle boarder in the vicinity of Fort Pierce. Missing is William Morlock, 58 years old. The crews of the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Cormorant and a Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane are currently searching for Morlock. Morlock’s sister notified watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Miami command center of the situation at...

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...