Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended the search Tuesday night for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Still missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. “Ending a search without finding a survivor is...

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico

Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman off Puerto Rico
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley File Photo SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews continue to search Tuesday for a missing fisherman in waters off “Caza y Pesca” Beach in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Pedro R. Lavezarri a 61 year-old man resident of Arecibo, who reportedly was free diving when he was last seen. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan were initially...

Coast Guard medevacs man 86 miles offshore of Naples, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man 86 miles offshore of Naples, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevaced a man 86 miles offshore of Naples, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted an ill 53-year-old male crew member from a 44-foot fishing vessel and transported him to Tampa General Hospital for treatment. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center...

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Sanibel Island

Coast Guard searching for missing man near Sanibel Island
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter File Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is searching for a missing 63-year-old male on the southeast side of Sanibel Island Monday. Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and HC-130 Hercules aircrews, a Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew, and the Coast Guard Cutter Pelican crew...

Coast Guard medevacs man 218 miles northeast of Bahamas

Coast Guard medevacs man 218 miles northeast of Bahamas
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a man 218 miles northeast of New Providence, Bahamas, Friday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed in Andros Island, hoisted a 59-year-old Dutch man experiencing chest pains from a fishing vessel and transported him to the airport in Nassau for ambulance transportation to...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Wednesday. Rescued was Adnan J. Diaz, 31. Missing are Luis Rivas Engrova, 38, and Ylianet Ibañez, 26. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched...

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification Sunday at 3:53 p.m., from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reporting a potential overdue 23-foot Blue Proline vessel with three people aboard....

Coast Guard suspends search for 56-year-old man near Cudjoe Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 56-year-old man near Cudjoe Key
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing 56-year-old man near Cudjoe, Friday. Missing is Lance Hartkopp, who departed Wednesday in his 20-foot Cuddy Cabin vessel from Blimp Road Boat Ramp in Cudjoe Key. “The decision to suspend a search is never an easy one as our hope is to be able to reunite people with their family and friends,” said Cmdr. Blanca Rosas, search and...