Coast Guard medevacs man 110 miles west of Clearwater

Coast Guard medevacs man 110 miles west of Clearwater
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 52-year-old man Thursday approximately 110 miles west of Clearwater. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday from a crew member aboard the 43-foot fishing boat Tobo stating a passenger was suffering...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship crewmember 219 miles south of Bahamas

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship crewmember 219 miles south of Bahamas
Crew members aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater medevaced a 43-year-old man Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 to to Nassau, Bahamas. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 43-year-old crewmember Friday from the Princess Cruises Caribbean Princess cruise ship approximately 219 miles south of Nassau, Bahamas. Watchstanders at Coast Guard 7th District...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, 1 dog in Apalachee Bay

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters, 1 dog in Apalachee Bay
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Clearwater (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two men and a dog Tuesday in Apalachee Bay. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a report Tuesday from Taylor County 911 dispatch stating two people and a dog were in distress approximately 5 miles south of...

Coast Guard searching for 71-year-old man southwest Crystal River

Coast Guard searching for 71-year-old man southwest Crystal River
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael De Nyse CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search Thursday for a 71-year-old man 30 miles southwest Crystal River. Missing is Ernest Bishop, from Crystal River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received a 911 relay at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday from...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing west of Stump Pass Beach State Park

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing west of Stump Pass Beach State Park
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Coast Guard crews suspended their search Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. for a missing a 50-year-old man 20 miles west of Stump Pass Beach State Park. Missing is Todd Battaglino, from Venice. Coast Guard crews and partner agencies searched a combined total of 98 hours, and covered 3,860 square miles in search of Battaglino. Partner agency personnel from...

Coast Guard searching for 50-year-old man West of Stump Pass Beach State Park

Coast Guard searching for 50-year-old man West of Stump Pass Beach State Park
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search Tuesday for a 50-year-old man 20 miles west of Stump Pass Beach State Park. Missing is Todd Battaglino, from Venice. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received a 911 relay at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday from the Florida Fish and...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search at approximately 5:30 p.m., Wednesday for two missing people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. Missing are a Bahamian national, a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national, who went missing after an 18-foot boat capsized, with 11 people aboard, Sunday in an apparent migrant smuggling venture from Freeport,...

Coast Guard searching for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet

Coast Guard searching for 2 people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet
A capsized 18-foot suspected migrant smuggling vessel floats in the water 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet, Florida, Monday, Dec. 31, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search Tuesday for two missing people 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet. The two people missing are a Bahamian national, a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national. They went missing...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship crewmember
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended their search at approximately 2:30 p.m., Thursday for a missing Royal Caribbean cruise ship Harmony of the Seas crewmember 267 miles northwest of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. Missing is Arron Hough, 20, of the United Kingdom. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico received a notification from the...