Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 4 from a capsized vessel near Sombrero Key

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescues 4 from a capsized vessel near Sombrero Key
A capsized 20-foot catamaran in the vicinity of Sombrero Key KEY WEST — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued four people from a capsized 20-foot catamaran in the vicinity of Sombrero Key, Saturday. Rescued were Marvelynn Bass, 51, Amber Owens, 12, Josh Owens, 14, and Martin Bowens, 2. At 7:45 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach

Coast Guard interdicts 15 migrants, suspected smuggler east of Boynton Beach
Pictured are 14 Haitian migrants and two suspected smugglers in a 30-foot cabin cruiser approximately 12 miles east of Boynton Beach, Florida, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants a Dominican migrant and a suspected smuggler Wednesday 12 miles east of Boynton Beach. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the Palm...

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence

Coast Guard terminates 3 vessel voyages for boating under the influence
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission terminated three voyages in the South Florida area due to operators boating under the influence over Fourth of July weekend. Coast Guard Station Miami Beach and Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement crews handled...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter in Miami

Coast Guard halts illegal charter in Miami
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA3 James Judge MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 33-foot pleasure craft, Sunrise, with 11 passengers aboard Saturday in the Intracoastal Waterway near the 79th Street Causeway . A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft...

Coast Guard rescues 3 southeast of Tavernier, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 3 southeast of Tavernier, Florida
Coast Guard Station Islamorada boatcrew members assist in dewatering a vessel, June 8, 2019, near Tavernier, Florida. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Curtis Gabbert. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three men who were taking on water Saturday aboard their 27-foot vessel, Sailfish, approximately 9 miles southeast of Tavernier. Coast Guard Station Islamorada watchstanders received...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Haulover Park

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near Haulover Park
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 47-foot pleasure craft, Good Energy, with 10 passengers aboard Sunday near Haulover Park after discovering multiple safety violations. A Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft near Haulover Park where they...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for BUI after allision near Fleming Key

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for BUI after allision near Fleming Key
Garrison Bight Channel Light #3 structure is damaged after receiving an impact from a 20-foot center console.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 20-foot vessel with eight people aboard for boating under the influence after it allided with a navigation light near Fleming Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification from...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue searching for a 73-year-old female diver who was reported missing approximately seven miles south of Summerland Key on Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday from the woman’s...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard searching for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing 73-year-old female diver Tuesday approximately seven miles south of Summerland Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 12:30 p.m. from the woman’s husband aboard the vessel, Mai...