Coast Guard Tampa Bay units assist 10 people in 3 days

Coast Guard Tampa Bay units assist 10 people in 3 days
A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew tows a 21-foot disabled vessel with four people 57 miles offshore to the Coquina Beach boat ramp in Bradenton, Florida March 19, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Coast Guard Tampa Bay rescue crews responded to multiple search and rescue cases in the region Friday through Sunday. A Coast Guard Air Station...

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 assists mariners in Caribbean Sea

Coast Guard assists mariners in Caribbean Sea
The Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback tows the 51-foot vessel “Family First” to commercial salvage near Key West, Florida where the crew will meet with the owner of the vessel.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted 5 people on a disabled and adrift vessel 28 miles north of Cuba Friday. Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback towed the 51-foot vessel “Family First”...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat 30 miles west of Cedar Key

Coast Guard rescues 4 from boat 30 miles west of Cedar Key
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people, Friday, who spent the night clinging to a boat that capsized in a heavy storm, 30 miles west of Cedar Key. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew safely hoisted the four people, and they were taken to Crystal River airfield to awaiting emergency medical personnel. The four people were reported to have mild...

Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducts 100 mile tow

Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducts 100 mile tow
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducted a three-day towing evolution of a disabled 45-foot sailboat located more than 100 miles offshore of Florida gulf coast with three people on board Dec.7, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducted a three-day towing evolution of a disabled 45-foot sailboat with three people on board...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Everglades Challenge boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Everglades Challenge boater
ST.PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing mariner Thursday, who was participating in the Water Tribe Everglades Challenge. Missing is Jim Slauson, 73, from St. Petersburg. Coast Guard assets and other agencies who responded included: Coast Guard Station Ft. Myers Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback (WPB-87370) Coast Guard Cutter Pelican...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 63-year-old boater

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 63-year-old boater
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.— The Coast Guard suspended the search at 1:30 p.m. Friday for a missing 63-year-old man in the Gulf of Mexico after a fishing boat sank 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach. Missing is Dennis Grim, 63. Coast Guard and partner agencies conducted 19 searches covering...

Coast Guard rescues 3, searching for missing boater 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3, searching for missing boater 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.— The Coast Guard is searching for a 63-year-old man in the Gulf of Mexico after a fishing boat sank 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach. At 3:59 a.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from James Beeman, the captain aboard the 37-foot commercial...