Coast Guard, commercial salvage vessel rescue 2 from capsized vessel near Islamorada

Coast Guard, commercial salvage vessel rescue 2 from capsized vessel near Islamorada
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A commercial salvage vessel approaches a capsized pleasure boat with two people Saturday, July 14, 2018 near Whale Harbor near Islamorada.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Islamorada MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a commercial salvage vessel rescued two people from a capsized 24-foot pleasure...

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near Blackwater Sound

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near Blackwater Sound
Mangrove snappers lie on the deck of a recreational vessel, July 9, 2018, near Blackwater Sound, Florida. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission seized 64 mangrove snappers and one undersized barracuda aboard the 22-foot recreational boat near Blackwater Sound, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement...

Coast Guard rescues 9 boaters near Hen and Chickens Reef

Coast Guard rescues 9 boaters near Hen and Chickens Reef
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew rescue nine people from the water in Hen and Chickens Reef, Florida, July 5, 2018.  Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Rich Steidell. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued nine people from the water Thursday after their boat began sinking and capsized near Hen and Chickens Reef. Rescued were: Shawn Zimmerman,...

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near South Sound Creek, FL

Coast Guard, FWC seize illegal catch near South Sound Creek, FL
Dismembered sharks lie on the deck of the commercial fishing vessel Miss Shell, June 19, 2018, near South Sound Creek, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission jointly seized 11 shark fins and dismembered sharks aboard the 40-foot commercial fishing vessel, Miss Shell, near South...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Key Largo

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Key Largo
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man from a disabled 20-foot pleasure craft from Tavernier Creek near Key Largo. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call from Coast Guard Station Islamorada reporting a disable 20-foot pleasure craft with a 50-year-old man aboard stating he was experiencing...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water in Blackwater Sound near Key Largo

Coast Guard rescues 4 from water in Blackwater Sound near Key Largo
A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boatcrew prepares to rescue a family of four from the water Sunday, April 15, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Gabriel Kaczoroski MIAMI—The Coast Guard rescued four people from the water Sunday in Blackwater Sound near Key Largo. Rescued were Elvis Archilla, 46, Yanire Archilla, 46, Infiniti Archilla, 26 and Nemuel Archilla, 24. The Archilla...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 people from the water near Conch Reef

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 people from the water near Conch Reef
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six people from the water near Conch Reef, Saturday. A good Samaritan aboard the 25-foot center console, Quality Time, notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 1:46 p.m. of a capsized 22-foot white center console with six people in the water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Lower Matecumbe Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued two people from the water Thursday approximately one mile north of Lower Matecumbe Key, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from Florida Keys Boat Rails of Islamorada at approximately 5:23 p.m. of an unmanned adrift vessel with a swim ladder in the down position, indicating that...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Tarpon Basin near Key Largo

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire in Tarpon Basin near Key Largo
 U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Islamorada MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to a vessel fire Thursday in Tarpon Basin in Key Largo. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call from Coast Guard Station Islamorada at approximately 6 a.m. stating they received a...