Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man suffering from chest pains aboard an 80-foot shrimping vessel 1 mile south of Stock Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a distress call from the crew of the shrimping vessel via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at approximately 11 a.m. Watchstanders diverted...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard rescues 7 from boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay
MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued seven people aboard a 38-foot boat taking on water in Biscayne Bay, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from the Miami-Dade Police Department of the incident at approximately 8:42 p.m. Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crew. They arrived on scene at approximately 9 p.m., dewatered...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and one child from a disable 21-foot pleasure craft Saturday 17 miles north of Fort Pierce. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a cell phone call at 3:25 p.m. from a mariner in distress reporting they were disabled with three people, two adults...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners aboard a disabled 25-foot pleasure craft Thursday in Miami. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call at 8:08 p.m. from a good Samaritan stating they had seen a red meteor flare near the Julia Tuttle Causeway. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for operating under the influence in Miami River

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for operating under the influence in Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew members conduct a field sobriety test on a vessel operator Sept. 9, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 35-foot cabin cruiser due to the operator boating under the influence of alcohol Sunday in the Miami River. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...

Coast Guard rescues 63-year-old man from water near Fort Pierce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 63-year-old man from water near Fort Pierce Inlet
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 63-year-old man Thursday from the water near Fort Pierce Inlet after his 23-foot boat capsized. Rescued was Michael Grieschimd, 63. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a Fort Pierce bridge tender at approximately 12:18 p.m., who stated he received a mayday call from a boater...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 3 from water near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 3 from water near Lake Worth Inlet
Two boaters sit on the hull of their capsized 23-foot boat in the water near Palm Beach Inlet, Sept. 06, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three people Thursday from the water near Lake Worth Inlet after their 23-foot boat capsized. Rescued were Buck McTee, 44, Lucas Alan, 34, and Chris Marcello, 56. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island

Coast Guard assists fishing vessel taking on water near South Padre Island
Two Station South Padre Island 33-foot Special Purpose Craft–Law Enforcement boat crews monitor the Cosa Fina as the vessel’s crew work to keep pace with the rate of flooding with the use of a dewatering pump passed by Coast Guard crews Sept. 4, 2018 near South Padre Island, Texas.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station South Padre Island. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Coast Guard crews assisted...