Coast Guard rescues missing boater near Panama City, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues missing boater near Panama City, Fla.
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater early Saturday morning near Panama City, Florida. Rescued was Terry Taylor, 72, of Lynn Haven, Florida. There are no reported injuries. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a notification at approximately 9 p.m. Friday from Taylor’s spouse stating he departed...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL
Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) (Coast Guard file photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered four adults and two children from Disappearing Island and safely transferred...

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Boudreaux Canal

Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water in Boudreaux Canal
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search Monday at 10:30 a.m. for a person in the Boudreaux Canal. Missing is Jimmy Garcia, 49, last seen entering the Boudreaux Canal without a life jacket. The Coast Guard crews searched approximately 9 square miles continuously for 11 hours, along with other agencies. “After searching the area continuously...

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water in Boudreaux Canal

Coast Guard searching for a person in the water in Boudreaux Canal
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is searching for a person Sunday evening in Boudreaux Canal. Missing is Jimmy Garcia, 49, described as a Hispanic man last seen wearing boxers and not wearing a life jacket. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report around 2 p.m. from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s...

Coast Guard conducts 2 medevacs in Key West

Coast Guard conducts 2 medevacs in Key West
A Coast Guard Station Key West boat crew embarks a 50-year-old man who reportedly suffered from chest pains approximately 15 miles northwest of Marquesas, Florida, July 2, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people in separate medevacs in Key West, Wednesday and Thursday. A Coast Guard Station Key West 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew medevaced a...

Coast Guard medevacs woman with leg injury near Mud Key

Coast Guard medevacs woman with leg injury near Mud Key
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a leg injury from a 13-foot pleasure craft Sunday evening near Mud Key, Florida. A Coast Guard Station Key West 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew safely transferred the woman to awaiting emergency medical services in Sunset Key and taken to Lower Keys Medical...

Coast Guard searches for owner of unmanned adrift kayak

Coast Guard searches for owner of unmanned adrift kayak
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is searching for the owner of an unmanned kayak floating in Choctawhatchee Bay, Florida, Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:08 p.m. from a good Samaritan vessel about the unmanned kayak that was located one mile south of Boggy Bayou. The red Perception Sport ‘Pescador 12’ kayak is approximately 10 to 12 feet long. A dolphin-themed...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana

Coast Guard rescues 2 people near Hopedale, Louisiana
The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, May 25, 2020. Station New Orleans 24-foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water boat crew embarked the two people and brought them back to Hopedale Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/released) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters near Hopedale, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard assists 5 mariners on disabled vessels near Port O’Connor

Coast Guard assists 5 mariners on disabled vessels near Port O'Connor
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard assisted five mariners after their vessels became disabled between the Matagorda Jetties near Port O’Connor, Texas, Saturday evening. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders were notified of a 21-foot pleasure craft with three mariners aboard and a 25-foot pleasure...