Coast Guard rescues a man from capsized vessel 135 miles east of Daytona Beach

Coast Guard rescues a man from capsized vessel 135 miles east of Daytona Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued a 65-year-old man, Saturday, from a capsized 38-foot sailing vessel 135 miles east of Daytona Beach. The Jayhawk helicopter crew safely hoisted the man and transported him to Daytona International Airport with lacerations and a broken arm to awaiting...

Coast Guard crew conducts 44 mile tow west of Sanibel Island

Coast Guard crew conducts 44 mile tow west of Sanibel Island
Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach crews conducts a towing operation of a disabled 40-foot vessel with 6 people aboard 44 miles west of Sanibel Island Mar. 7, 2021. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a VHF-FM Channel 16 call Saturday from the disabled charter operator stating that they were experiencing engine problems. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot off Boca Raton

Coast Guard suspends search for missing pilot off Boca Raton
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher Parrinello. MIAMI — Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders suspended the search for 87-year-old Brenden Spratt, Monday at 8:30 p.m., after exhausting all leads for the search. Air Force Rescue Coordination Center personnel alerted District Seven watchstanders Friday at approximately 11:30 a.m.,...

Coast Guard medevacs man 70 miles west of Gasparilla Pass

Coast Guard medevacs man 70 miles west of Gasparilla Pass
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man from a fishing vessel 70 miles west of Gasparilla Pass, Florida Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues 3 stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three Cuban nationals, Tuesday, who had reportedly been stranded on Anguilla Cay, Bahamas for 33 days. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry spotted three people waving a makeshift flag while on routine patrol, Monday. The aircrew dropped them food, water and a radio to establish communications while...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Buckman Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Buckman Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a man who went missing after reportedly falling overboard a 30-foot fishing vessel near Buckman Bridge south of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Thursday. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office received a report at 7:57 a.m. of...

Coast Guard holds 41st anniversary memorial of Cutter Blackthorn collision

Coast Guard holds 41st anniversary memorial of Cutter Blackthorn collision
A Coast Guardsman lays a rose in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn memorial during the ceremony for the 41st anniversary of the ship’s sinking, Jan. 28, 2021 in St. Petersburg.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service for the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision at the Blackthorn Memorial...

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body near Boynton Beach Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies recover body near Boynton Beach Inlet
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies recovered a body Monday, after a plane crashed one mile south of the Boynton Beach Jetty. Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office divers reported they found the body inside the aircraft at approximately 11 a.m. A good Samaritan alerted Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders at approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue vessel near south Florida
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search, Friday for an overdue vessel between the Bahamas and south Florida. Coast Guard District Seven watchstanders received a report Tuesday that a blue and white 29-foot Mako Cuddy Cabin vessel, last known to be departing Bimini, Bahamas, Monday, did not arrive as expected. The vessel and people were reported to...