Canaveral Barge Canal remains closed, Coast Guard continues to assist Brevard County divers

Canaveral Barge Canal remains closed, Coast Guard continues to assist Brevard County divers
ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. – Coast Guardsmen are continuing to provide a safety zone for Brevard County Sheriff’s Office divers in the Canaveral Barge Canal in Merritt Island, Fla., Friday, but are no longer searching for the man who went missing from a barge there. The Canaveral Barge Canal remains closed from the east entrance of the canal to Sykes Creek. The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office remains...

Coast Guard volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Coast Guard volunteers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service in St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crewmembers from Sector St. Petersburg and Air Station Clearwater volunteered at the Bob and Margaret Keelean Sallie House, a safe haven for children, during a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event here, Monday. Taking place each year on the third Monday in January, the MLK Day of Service is the only federal holiday observed as a national day of...

Coast Guard medevacs man from freighter in Bahamas

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jon Geskus is lowered onto motor vessel Jin Zhou Hai. ANDROS ISLAND, Bahamas – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill man from a container ship approximately 200 miles northeast of Nassau Bahamas, Friday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard 7th District Command Center received notification from the Panamanian-flagged motor vessel Jin Zhou Hai, of a 25 year-old male crewmember...

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue South Florida boaters

MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching off South Florida for three boaters Friday who did not return from their fishing trip as expected Thursday.