Coast Guard suspends search for El Faro crew after 7-day search

Coast Guard suspends search for El Faro crew after 7-day search
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin,  at sunset Wednesday, Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and tugboat crews searched more than 183,000 square nautical miles off the Bahamian coast in a joint effort to locate the El Faro crew. “I have come to a very difficult...

Coast Guard ends search after two people arrive home safely

USCG file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard has stopped it’s search for two people who are home safely Saturday morning after being reported overdue Friday afternoon off the coast of St. Augustine, Fla. Diana Motylkov, 44, and Pavel Motylkov, 49, from Jacksonville, moored their 30-foot vessel, Animal Control, in St. Augustine, Fla., Saturday at about 6:30 a.m. Diana and Pavel departed...

Coast Guard searching for two people aboard overdue vessel off St. Augustine coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard an overdue 30-foot vessel Friday afternoon off the coast of St. Augustine, Fla. Missing are Diana Motylkov, 44, and Pavel Motylkov, 49. Diana and Pavel departed from a marina in St. Augustine aboard their 30-foot vessel Animal Control, also called Ms. Linda, Sunday and told their babysitter they would be home in three or four...

Coast Guard rescues 1 adult, 1 child after boat capsizes off Ponce de Leon, Fla.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued one adult and one child approximately 20-miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet, Fla., after a 25-foot center console boat began sinking and later capsized Wednesday. Names of the rescued are not immediately available. The Coast Guard received a mayday distress call at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday from the operator of the vessel who indicated his...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue Canadian sailor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Rescue Coordination Center Norfolk suspended the search at 8:22 p.m. Sunday in conjunction with Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the missing Canadian sailor who has been overdue on his trip from Halifax to Bermuda.

Searches continue for overdue Canadian sailor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The United States and Canadian Rescue Coordination Centers continue to facilitate searches by five aircraft Saturday for a man who is overdue on his trip from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Bermuda.

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Diver off Vero Beach, Florida

MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended its search Saturday for a missing diver off Vero Beach, Fla. Ronald Stefens, 63, of Jensen Beach, Fla., was reported missing to the Coast Guard around 11 a.m. Thursday by fellow divers. At the time of his disappearance, he was about 12 miles east of Vero Beach. According to the report, Stefens had been missing for nearly an hour by the time the Coast Guard...