Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters

Coast Guard suspends search for two missing boaters
Coast Guard file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two missing boaters who did not return from a trip near Port Canaveral. Missing are Brian McCluney and Justin Walker. After searching more than 146,368 square miles, an area equivalent to the size of Montana for over 281 hours, officials were unable to locate the boaters who were reported overdue Friday...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue boaters near Port Canaveral

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for overdue boaters near Port Canaveral
Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies are searching for two overdue boaters Saturday after not returning from a fishing trip near Port Canaveral. The boaters, Brian McCluney and Justin Walker, were last seen departing the 300 Christopher Columbus boat ramp...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing swimmer off Tybee Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for missing swimmer off Tybee Island
Coast Guard Cutter Ridley file photo CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching Tuesday for a 33-year-old man off Tybee Island, Georgia. The missing man was last seen by his wife swimming off Tybee Island in a wet suit on a body board. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders were notified by Tybee Island Fire and Rescue of a person in the water at 6:38...

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 downed aircraft east of Jacksonville

Coast Guard suspends search for downed aircraft east of Jacksonville
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard responders have suspended their search for a downed aircraft off the coast of Jacksonville. Coast Guard 7th District suspended after searching approximately 1400 square miles for 56 hours. Coast Guard assets involved in the 21 sorties include: googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard suspends search for 59-year-old man near Key West

Coast Guard suspends search for 59-year-old man near Key West
USCG file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended their search Tuesday at 7:42 p.m. for Robert McCabe, 59, missing in the vicinity of Lakes Passage near Key West. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a distress call from four people aboard a 27-foot cabin cruiser at 6:25 p.m. Sunday, reporting McCabe had fallen overboard. The watchstanders directed the launch...

Coast Guard assists crew of disabled fishing vessel 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach

Coast Guard assists crew of disabled fishing vessel 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach
The Coast Guard Cutter Ridley tows the Animal Control, a 30-foot fishing vessel, which became disabled 68 miles east of Fernandina Beach, Florida, Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017. The Ridley towed the disabled vessel and its two passengers safely to Safe Harbor Marina. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Ridley) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted two mariners Thursday after...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boaters 1 mile northeast of Tybee Island
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard suspended their search at approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday for three missing boaters one mile northeast of Tybee Island. “Suspending a case is never an easy decision, nor is it a decision that is hastily made,” said Captain Gary Tomasulo, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Charleston. “We remain ready to reinstitute a search if new information becomes available.” The...