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...

Coast Guard repatriates 109 migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 109 migrants
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has repatriated 109 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Oct. 15. The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans repatriated seven Cuban migrants Oct. 15, the Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated seven Cuban migrants Oct. 19 and 76 Cuban migrants Oct. 25, the Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback repatriated 15 Cuban migrants Oct. 22 and the Coast Guard Cutter William...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer near Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
LARGO, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies search for a missing 53-year-old swimmer 10-miles west of Indian Rocks Beach, Saturday. Missing is Michael Cowles, a 53-year-old male from Tampa Bay, Florida. At noon Saturday, watchstanders from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida, received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 reporting Cowles jumped into the water to cool off,...

Coast Guardsmen attend third-annual Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Symposium

Coast Guardsmen attend third-annual Jacksonville Women’s Leadership Symposium
Master Chief Petty Officer Leilani L. Cale-Jones, center, Deputy Master Chief Petty Officer of the Coast Guard, discusses leadership principles. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guardsmen from Jacksonville-area units, along with members of the other military branches and local agencies, attended the third-annual Jacksonville Women’s...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue paddle boarder

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue paddle boarder
MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the overdue paddle boarder who was last seen July 24, 2015. Missing is William Morlock, 58. “In this tragic time, our deepest condolences go to the family and friends of Mr. Morlock,”said Capt. Michael Long, the Coast Guard Sector Miami deputy commander. “We are pained that our tireless search efforts resulted in this heartbreaking end.” googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens

Coast Guard announces suspension of search for 2 missing teens
Capt. Mark Fedor announces the Coast Guard will suspend all searches for two missing 14-year-old boys at sunset during a press conference at Coast Guard Air Station Miami July 31, 2015.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Frank Iannazzo-Simmons) MIAMI — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two missing boys who departed on a fishing trip July 24, 2015. Perry Cohen and...

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 44,000 square nautical miles in search for missing teens

Coast Guard crews cover nearly 44,000 square nautical miles in search for missing teens
Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray MIAMI — The Coast Guard continues to search for two missing teenage boys approximately 100 nautical miles off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina. Still missing are Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, both 14 years old. Coast Guard search crews have conducted 56 search patterns covering 43,967 square nautical miles. The search area stretches from Daytona, Florida...

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue paddle boarder

Coast Guard continues to search for overdue paddle boarder
FORT PIERCE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing to search for an overdue paddle boarder between Daytona, Florida, to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Missing is William Morlock, 58. Crews aboard an HC-130 Hercules airplane, the Coast Guard Cutter Maria Bray, and the Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback are searching for Morlock. A U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules airplane is scheduled to search throughout...