Coast Guard rescues 3 men 18 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 men 18 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet
The boat crew from Station Ponce de Leon Inlet arrived on scene and took the disabled vessel in tow to Station Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida, August 11, 2020. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk crew located the vessel and vectored in a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew from Coast Guard Guard Station Ponce de Leon Inlet. ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos

Coast Guard medevacs man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew based in Great Inagua, Bahamas, walks a man to an Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, August 4, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 59-year-old man from the tug ship, Patriarch, Tuesday, approximately 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard ends search for possible survivors of a reported sunken migrant boat

Coast Guard ends search for possible survivors of a reported sunken migrant boat
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended a four-day search Saturday night for survivors of a reported sunken migrant boat in the Mona Passage. Twelve migrants reportedly remain missing after search efforts revealed no signs of persons in the water nor of a debris field indicative of capsized or sunken...

Coast Guard rescues one, continues search for survivors of capsized vessel

Coast Guard rescues one, continues search for survivors of capsized vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Winslow Griesser file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard surface and air rescue crews continued searching Thursday for possible survivors of a capsized migrant vessel that reportedly sank Monday in waters near Mona Island, Puerto Rico. So far, one man, who claimed to be a Dominican Republic national, has been rescued, while 12 others...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized fishing vessel near St. Petersburg

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized fishing vessel near St. Petersburg
The commercial fishing boat Jenny Lynn sits capsized in the Gulf of Mexico 18 miles west of St. Petersburg, Florida, July 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued a man, Thursday, after his 36-foot commercial fishing vessel capsized 18 miles west of St. Petersburg. Rescued was Robert Heart, 48. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an emergency...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people after boat capsizes 15 miles west of Bayport

Coast Guard rescues 3 people after boat capsizes 15 miles west of Bayport
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla.– The Coast Guard rescued three people after a boat capsized 15 miles west of Bayport. Rescued were: Cookeville, Tennessee, natives Karim Odeh, Mark LaRoche and Kevin LaRoche. At 2:09 p.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a channel 16 VHF-FM marine band radio distress call from the boaters stating their...

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral
Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-Foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Hunter Medley JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted two people aboard a vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jawhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene first and assisted a Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard assists 5, stresses EPIRB importance

Coast Guard assists 5, stresses EPIRB importance
The Cospas-Sarsat satellite system uses a combination of different satellites to detect and locate emergency beacons. The satellites relay the distress signals from the emergency beacons to a network of ground stations and ultimately to the U.S. Mission Control Center in Suitland, Maryland. The USMCC processes the distress signal and alerts the appropriate search and rescue authorities to who is in...

Coast Guard medevacs man 76 miles west of Steinhatchee, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man 76 miles west of Steinhatchee, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man with medical complications from a fishing vessel 76 miles west of Steinhatchee, Florida Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the 73-year-old man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast Guard Sector...