Coast Guard suspends search after 2 woman found safe ashore near Marathon

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 woman found safe ashore near Marathon
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with local authorities confirmed two women were found safe ashore Tuesday near Marathon. Two women contacted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders, stating they were safe and with friends. Coast...

Coast Guard searching for 2 women in Boot Key Harbor Near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for 2 women in Boot Key Harbor Near Marathon, Fla.
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard along with Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are searching for two women Tuesday who went into the water in Boot Key Harbor near Marathon. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.
A Coast Guard Station Marathon crew rescue a boater after their vessel turned over near Marathon, Florida.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan rescued two people from the water Monday after their vessel capsized approximately three miles north of Marathon. Rescued were Calvin Kuo, 58, and Phil McCloud, 68, both from Chicago. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard assists, good Samaritan rescues 2 boaters off Knight Key

Coast Guard assists, good Samaritan rescues 2 boaters off Knight Key
Coast Guard crewmembers transferred two boaters from this capsized 15-foot boat to Coast Guard Station Marathon, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard crewmembers transferred two boaters Monday to Coast Guard Station Marathon after they were rescued by a good Samaritan from a sinking boat off Knight Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification...

Coast Guard medevacs a mariner near Marathon

Coast Guard medevacs a mariner near Marathon
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 57-year-old man from a sailing vessel, Thursday in Boot Key Harbor near Marathon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Marathon received a notification from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 8 p.m. stating a man had suffered a head laceration after falling near his sailing vessel....

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Marathon

Coast Guard rescues two people in water near Marathon
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water Sunday after their vessel broke free of its mooring and grounded on Knights Key Shoal near Marathon, Florida. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a notification of three people in the water at approximately 2:20 p.m., and diverted a Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key

Coast Guard searching for missing boater near Long Key
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater Monday in the vicinity of Schooner Bank, near Long Key, Florida.  Missing is Greg Thomson, 75, who was last seen around Schooner Bank on a 19-foot skiff. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders were notified at approximately 8:40 p.m. Sunday that Thomson was missing. The...

Coast Guard medevacs possible heart attack victim from Money Key

Coast Guard medevacs possible heart attack victim from Money Key
Coast Guard  file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 75-year-old man Saturday from Money Key, Florida. Coast Guard Sector Key West Commander Center watchstanders received a call from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department at approximately 10:20 p.m. stating the man was experiencing heart attack-like symptoms while camping in the area. Coast Guard Station Marathon launched a 33-foot...

Federal, state and local agencies ensure safety, security of Florida Keys

Federal, state and local agencies ensure safety, security of Florida Keys
Members of Port Security Unit 308, based out of Kiln Mississippi, test radio communications after arriving to Naval Air Station Key West for Hurricane Irma response efforts, Sept. 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Dustin R. Williams ORLANDO, Fla. — Coast Guard personnel are working alongside partner federal, state and local agencies in the Florida Keys to ensure the safety...