Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man near Buckman Bridge

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man near Buckman Bridge
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly went missing after falling overboard on a 30-foot commercial fishing vessel near Buckman Bridge south of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Thursday. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office received a report from an off-duty police...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue man after vessel sinks
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard response crews and a good Samaritan rescued a man from his sunken fishing vessel approximately 20 miles southwest of Kitty Hawk, N.C., Monday. The man was rescued wearing a life jacket in 46-degree water. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received the initial report from the father-in-law of a man whose...

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu

Coast Guard, partners searching for missing freediver off Honolulu
Coast Guard Station Honolulu 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Honolulu County Fire Department and Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Rescue are searching for a 51-year-old freediver off the Reef Runway in Ke’ehi Lagoon, Tuesday. The male diver is described as being 5 feet 2 inches tall, 220 pounds, and was last seen wearing dive gear. Anyone with information...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Caloosahatchee River

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Caloosahatchee River
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search  for a man who went missing after falling overboard in the Caloosahatchee River near Fort Myers Florida on Friday. Missing is 37-year-old Joel Henderson. Coast Guard crews searched a total of 11.5 hours between east of...

Coast Guard searching for a man in Caloosahatchee River

Coast Guard searching for a man in Caloosahatchee River
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard in the Caloosahatchee River near Fort Myers Florida, Friday. Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach 29-foot Response Boat-Small, Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, and Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Sunday from the Tugboat Pop stating a 42-year-old man...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a vessel taking on water on the St. John’s River near Fort Caroline, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) crew arrived on scene and removed the two men from the vessel taking on water. The RB-S...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a man near Blount Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for a man near Blount Island
The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island in Jacksonville Nov. 22, 2020. The 42-year-old man worked for a commercial tugboat and was transiting from the vessel to a barge when he fell overboard not wearing a lifejacket. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after falling overboard...

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound

Coast Guard concludes search for missing man near St. Helena Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded the search Thursday evening for a man who went missing after his fishing vessel capsized, Wednesday. The man has been identified as Don Melcoock, 50, who is from the greater Charleston area. “I am thankful of the aggressive search efforts...