Coast Guard rescues 2 off Key West

Coast Guard rescues 2 off Key West
A small boat crew from Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton rescues two men off a disabled 25-foot boat approximately 20 miles off Dry Tortugas National Park, Dec. 17, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew rescued two people Thursday after their vessel became disabled approximately 20 miles off Dry Tortugas National Park. Rescued were Patrick and Michael...

Coast Guard, Navy, Brazilian navy participate in WWII memorial ceremony

Coast Guard, Navy, Brazilian navy participate in WWII memorial ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew participates in a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 15, 2020, near the last known location of the R12 submarine (SS 89) accident. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Maya Gause) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton, the coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr and the Brazilian training ship Brasil held a memorial wreath-laying ceremony at sea Sunday, in honor of the...

Motor tanker Ocean Pearl rescues man stranded at sea

Motor tanker Ocean Pearl rescues man stranded at sea
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued a man, Friday, who was pulled out to sea by Tropical Storm Eta approximately 61 miles southeast of Key West. Coast Guard District 7 watchstanders received notification from the motor tanker Ocean Pearl crew stating they rescued a 69-year-old Cuban man who reported to be stranded at sea for approximately...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for two boaters who have been missing since February 19, after they were reported overdue. Missing are Gerald Cook, 81, Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130H, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter Coast...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard  HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida Thursday. Overdue are Gerald Cook, 81, and Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs aboard the 52-foot yellow steel vessel Rom’e. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek
A Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton small boat crew interdict a Cuban migrant vessel and safely embark the migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Florida Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.  (Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crewmember

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crewmember
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a missing Carnival Victory crewmember who reportedly went overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba. After searching approximately 2,600 square nautical miles for over 45 hours, officials were unable to locate the crewmember. “We’ve been in contact with the crewmember’s family throughout our search...

Coast Guard searching for Carnival Victory crewmember 30 miles northwest of Cuba

Coast Guard searching for Carnival Victory crewmember 30 miles northwest of Cuba
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old man who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory approximately 30 miles northwest of Cuba Thursday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report from the Carnival Victory that a crewmember fell overboard. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Miami...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for an overdue boater who was reported missing during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...