Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters after vessel capsizes off Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 2 boaters after vessel capsizes off Cape Canaveral
29-foot Response Boat-Small U.S. Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued two boaters Friday after their vessel capsized 9 miles east of Cape Canaveral. Rescued were Justin Desoto, 33, from Seminole County and Andy Odom. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville were notified at 9 p.m. by Brevard County Sheriff’s Office of a 911 hang-up...

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 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 rescues 4 boaters 25 miles east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters 25 miles east of 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 rescued four boaters Sunday 25 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a distress alert from a personal locating beacon at 10:30 a.m. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas

Coast Guard medevacs woman from cruise ship Majesty of the Seas
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 31-year-old woman Monday from the cruise ship Majesty of the Seas 5 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers were notified by the crew of the Majesty of the Seas at 4:24 p.m. stating they had a passenger with abdominal pain. A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-Response Boat–Medium crew underway...

Coast Guard assists 4 boaters after collision near Port Canaveral

Coast Guard assists 4 boaters after collision near Port Canaveral
USCG File Photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard assisted four boaters Sunday after a commercial fishing vessel and recreation boat collided 2 miles east of Port Canaveral. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watch standers received a call from a members aboard the 48-foot fishing vessel Joyce Marie at 3:30 p.m. stating its outrigger and a 25-foot boat collided. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Victory east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship Carnival Victory east of Port Canaveral
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The U.S. Coast Guard medevaced a man Thursday who was experiencing appendix pain 1 mile east of Port Canaveral. A 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral medevaced the 33-year-old man from the cruise ship Carnival Victory. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders were notified Thursday of a vessel crewmember experiencing...