Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. The missing person was recovered by Citrus County Sheriff and identified by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification...

Coast Guard ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach

Coast Guard ends search for migrants of capsized vessel off Martinica Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN – Coast Guard rescue crews have ended the search for possible survivors of a migrant vessel, which capsized Saturday just off Martinica Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Three of the migrants in this case were recovered deceased Saturday by authorities ashore, after the vessel reportedly ran aground and capsized when struck by wave on its final...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification from Citrus County Sheriff of a 43-year-old male paddle boarder, dressed as “Captain Jack Sparrow,” who left Hunter Springs Park Saturday evening...

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale

Coast Guard halts 2 illegal charters near Miami, Fort Lauderdale
A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted a boarding Saturday at approximately 5:30 p.m. conducted a boarding on a 20-foot pontoon boat, 11 people aboard, in the vicinity of Picnic Island operating as an illegal charter. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Miami Beach MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of two separate vessels...

Coast Guard rescues man from plane crash in Gulf of Mex

Coast Guard rescues man from plane crash in Gulf of Mex
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans poses with a man they rescued from a plane that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Sept. 15, 2019.(U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his plane crashed in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 8 miles southeast of Southwest...

Coast Guard and partners rescue 7 people adrift for 6 days in Western Pacific

Coast Guard and partners rescue 7 people adrift for 6 days in Western Pacific
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Tara Molle SANTA RITA, Guam — The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, Federated States of Micronesia Police, and good Samaritans teamed to successfully rescue seven people adrift on their 18-foot vessel for six days during a joint rescue mission near the Mortlock Islands, Chuuk State, Saturday. The...

Coast Guard rescue crews search for possible survivors of capsized migrant vessel

Coast Guard rescue crews search for possible survivors of capsized migrant vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier file photo. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Sunday for possible survivors of a migrant boat which capsized Saturday just off Martinica Beach in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. So far, three of the migrants have been recovered deceased by authorities ashore, while at least six others have been apprehended and are in the custody of the...

Coast Guard helps find missing kayaker off Gloucester

Coast Guard helps find missing kayaker off Gloucester
A kayak found in Salem Channel, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019. Coast Guard Station Gloucester rescue crews got underway in search of a missing kayaker reported earlier that day and were able to locate the man alive less than an hour later wearing a life jacket. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) BOSTON — Coast Guard crews helped find a missing person Saturday near House Island. A good Samaritan reported seeing...

Coast Guard assist capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida

Coast Guard assist capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew tows four University of South Florida St. Petersburg students on two sailing vessels that were capsized in Bayboro Harbor St. Petersburg, Thursday, September 12, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rebecka Hengstler. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted multiple capsized and aground sail students from the University of...