Coast Guard locates man from a sunken vessel near New Port Richie

Coast Guard locates man from a sunken vessel near New Port Richie
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with Pasco Sheriff’s Office and a good Samaritan, rescued a boater after his 23-foot vessel sank near New Port Richie, Saturday. Rescued was Shawn Brown, 29. A Pasco Sheriff’s office marine unit arrived on scene and rescued Brown after a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from the water near Pinellas Point

Coast Guard rescues 2 from the water near Pinellas Point
A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew transits alongside the personal craft after assisting its two occupants May 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water after their personal watercraft capsized near Pinnelas Point, Sunday. A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew arrived on scene, located...

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.

Coast Guard medevacs 2, assists 1 mariner near Core Creek, N.C.
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced two mariners and assisted another after their vessel ran aground in the vicinity of Core Creek, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center were notified via VHF Channel 16 by the operator of a 48-foot sport fisher requesting a medevac for two passengers who...

Coast Guard assists 3 taking on water off Egmont Key

Coast Guard assists 3 taking on water off Egmont Key
Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat — Small II boat crew assists three on a 21-foot vessel that was taking on water 18 miles off Egmont  Key, Florida, Feb.28, 2021. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews assisted three people on a 21-foot vessel that was taking on water 18 miles off Egmont Key Sunday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot...

Coast Guard Captain of the Port Order violated, vessel terminated near Tampa

Coast Guard Captain of the Port Order violated, vessel terminated near Tampa
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg along with a law enforcement team terminated the voyage of  a 29-foot personal vessel Friday after determining it violated a Captain of the Port Order near Courtney Campbell Causeway. The vessel had eight passengers-for-hire who paid about $200 upfront for their charter. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo). ST. PETERSBURG, Fla – The Coast Guard terminated an illegal...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Jefferson Parish

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Jefferson Parish
USCG MH-65 File Photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing person Wednesday in the Lower Mississippi River near Jefferson Heights in Jefferson Parish. Missing is Elisander Alvardo, 44, last seen wearing coveralls and no life jacket. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately 3 p.m., Tuesday by Zito Fleeting reporting one of their...

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Jefferson Parish

Coast Guard searching for missing person near Jefferson Parish
Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing person Tuesday in the Lower Mississippi River near Jefferson Heights in Jefferson Parish. Missing is Elisander Alvardo, 44, last seen wearing coveralls and no life jacket. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a call at approximately...

Coast Guard assists 1 woman, 2 dogs on sailing vessel near Shell Key

Coast Guard assists 1 woman, 2 dogs on sailing vessel near Shell Key
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg crews towed a 32-foot sailing vessel Saturday that was taking on water with one woman and two dogs aboard near Shell Key. A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew transferred the sailing vessel to an awaiting Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters, 3 dogs near Pascagoula Ship Channel

Coast Guard rescues 3 boaters, 3 dogs near Pascagoula Ship Channel
Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lexie Preston. NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters and three dogs from a 40-foot shrimp boat taking on water Tuesday, near Pascagoula, Mississippi. Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a radio call at 7:47 a.m. via VHF Channel 16 from Coast Guard Cutter Jacob Poroo, reporting a person in the water holding...