Coast Guard Station Cortez assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard Station Cortez assists vessel taking on water in Gulf of Mexico
The crew members of Coast Guard Station Cortez dewater a pleasure craft vessel offshore of Bean Point, Florida, July 28, 2019. (Photo by Josh O’Conner of Longboat Police Department) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard assisted four people whose boat was taking on water Sunday approximately 12 miles west of Bean Point. The Coast Guard arrived on scene, removed three people and dewatered the...

Coast Guard, Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office assist 3 boaters sinking off Gasparilla Pass

Coast Guard, Charlotte County Sheriff's Office assist 3 boaters sinking off Gasparilla Pass
Coast Guard crewmembers from Station Cortez, assist three men Wednesday after their 52-foot fishing boat started sinking 4 miles west of Gasparilla Pass, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) VENICE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office assisted three men Wednesday after their boat started sinking 4 miles west of Gasparilla Pass. Assisted were: Sherman Williams, 66 Frank...