Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 2 children after boat takes on water east of Sunshine Skyway Bridge

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 2 children after boat takes on water east of Sunshine Skyway Bridge
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and two children after their 21-foot boat began taking on water east of the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in St. Petersburg, Saturday. At 2:19 p.m. watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, received a cell phone call from a woman stating her 21-foot boat was taking on water. They were reportedly not wearing life jackets. A 29-foot Response...

Coast Guard rescues captain who reportedly fell off yacht

Coast Guard rescues captain who reportedly fell off yacht
Lt. Cdr. Samuel Babbitt, a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter pilot, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Ensley, a Coast Guard rescue swimmer, from Air Station Clearwater, Fla., are shown at Lynden Pindling International Airport in Nassau, Bahamas, with a survivor they rescued, Wednesday, April 29, 2015.MIAMI — The captain of a 95-foot yacht was rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew after he reportedly...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Turkish crewman in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Turkish crewman in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 26-year-old Turkish crewman approximately 230 miles south of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday evening. Coast Guard aircrews from Air Station New Orleans, Air Station Clearwater, Fla., and Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala., searched a total of more than 27,700 square-miles for 18 hours in an effort to locate the missing...

Coast Guard searches for possible missing person after capsized boat found

U.S. Coast Guard PhotoJACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The Coast Guard is searching for a possible missing boater in Jacksonville after capsized boat was found Sunday. Operation watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received report from a good Samaritan on the 900-foot motor vessel, the Beaumont, of a capsized 20-foot boat, 27-miles off Jacksonville at approximately 2:30 p.m. Sunday. In response to the...

Two missing boaters near Hammock Creek found safe

USCG HH-60 file photoARIPEKA, Fla. – A 40-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman that were reported missing while boating in the vicinity of Hammock Creek near Apripeka, Fla., Monday, have been found safe. At 10:07 a.m., Allen Norfleet and Melissa Wells were spotted by a good Samaritan south of the mouth of Hammock Creek, and taken back to shore where they were able to notify the Coast Guard and...

Coast Guard, local and state law-enforcement search for missing man and woman near Hammock Creek

USCG MH-60 helicopter file photoARIPEKA, Fla. – The Coast Guard and other law enforcement agencies are searching for a missing man and woman in the vicinity of Hammock Creek near Aripeka, Fla., Tuesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Yankeetown, Fla., received a call Monday at approximately 9 p.m., from a man stating that his brother and girlfriend had not returned after departing for their...

Coast Guard searching for two people aboard overdue vessel off St. Augustine coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard an overdue 30-foot vessel Friday afternoon off the coast of St. Augustine, Fla. Missing are Diana Motylkov, 44, and Pavel Motylkov, 49. Diana and Pavel departed from a marina in St. Augustine aboard their 30-foot vessel Animal Control, also called Ms. Linda, Sunday and told their babysitter they would be home in three or four...

Coast Guard suspends search for possible sinking vessel off Cape Canaveral coast

USCG file photoCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended it’s search pending further developments at 9 a.m. Tuesday, for a possible vessel taking on water and sinking approximately 30 miles east of Cape Canaveral Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., watchstanders received a distress call via VHF radio at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday reporting that a vessel, a Contender boat, was...

Coast Guard searching for possible sinking vessel off Cape Canaveral coast

USCG file photoCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for a possible vessel taking on water and sinking approximately 30 miles east of Cape Canaveral Monday. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Fla., watchstanders received a distress call via VHF radio at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday reporting that a vessel, a contender boat, was taking on water and quickly sinking. All communication was lost...