Coast Guard suspends search for missing doctor from Naples, FL

Coast Guard suspends search for missing doctor from Naples, FL
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile file photo by PA3 Rob Simpson ST. PETERSBURG Fla.— The Coast Guard has suspended the search for Dr. Chaundre Cross of Naples, Florida, Sunday. Coast Guard crews covered an area of approximately 13,100 square miles over the course of 100 hours. Watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center began initial investigation and follow-on searches for Cross,...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people near Big Pine Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 people near Big Pine Key
A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office diver holds a piece of aircraft debris from the ocean floor 15 miles north of Big Pine Key, Florida, March 3, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Key West) MIAMI — Coast Guard crews suspended the search, Thursday, for two missing people in an airplane crash approximately 15 miles north of Big Pine Key. Monroe County Sheriff’s office divers recovered...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Cedar Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Cedar Key
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended search efforts Sunday evening for a missing boater one mile offshore of Cedar Key. Deceased is David Savioe, 33, and missing is Michael Sedor, 39. A Coast Guard Station Yankeetown crew discovered a body matching the description of Savioe,...

Coast Guard recovers 1, continues searching for missing boater

Coast Guard recovers 1,  continues searching for missing boater
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and C-130 Hercules aircraft file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard recovered the body of one unresponsive boater and continues searching, Sunday, for the remaining person missing from the sunken vessel “Dog House” near Cedar Key. Deceased is David Savioe, 33, and missing is Michael Sedor, 39. Coast Guard crews have searched for nearly 60 hours covering...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for 2 in Cedar Key

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Multiple Coast Guard air and surface assets and crews continue searching, Thursday, for two men who went missing after their vessel sank near Cedar Key. A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders at approximately at 11 a.m., Wednesday, reporting debris and items belonging to the vessel 31-foot vessel Dog House. Searches have been conducted between...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Anclote Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Anclote Key
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile file photo by PA3 Rob Simpson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing diver seven miles offshore of Anclote Key, Florida. Missing is 42-year-old Eddie Brunt III. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 43 hours covering 1,685 square miles, an area roughly the size of Rhode Island. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders were...

Coast Guard assists 2 people 80 miles west of Anclote River

Coast Guard assists 2 people 80 miles west of Anclote River
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile crewmembers secure the towing lines Sept. 3,2020 after connecting the disabled 34-foot disabled vessel.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted two people from a disabled vessel 80 miles west of Anclote River, Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile (WPB-87369) crew towed the vessel to John’s Pass in Treasure Island, Florida and...

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 searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey

Coast Guard searching for missing kayaker in Maurice River, New Jersey
26 foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosley PHILADELPHIA — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of the East Point Lighthouse in Heislerville, New Jersey, Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay received notification from the Cumberland County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center reporting a...