Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC

Coast Guard concludes search for 2 men near Winyah Bay, SC
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard concluded its search Tuesday for two men near Winyah Bay. After searching more than 1,603 square miles for over 77 hours, officials were able to locate both of the men. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources recovered the bodies of Kinsley...

Coast Guard rescues 3 men 18 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 men 18 miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet
The boat crew from Station Ponce de Leon Inlet arrived on scene and took the disabled vessel in tow to Station Ponce de Leon Inlet, Florida, August 11, 2020. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk crew located the vessel and vectored in a 45-foot Response Boat — Medium crew from Coast Guard Guard Station Ponce de Leon Inlet. ( U.S. Coast Guard Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
USCG file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 73-year old missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key on Thursday. Missing is Jacqueline Dunmire. After searching 2,119 square-nautical miles for over 106 hours, officials were unable to locate Dunmire who was reported missing Tuesday. “The Coast Guard’s search and rescue mission is one we take very personally,...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue searching for a 73-year-old female diver who was reported missing approximately seven miles south of Summerland Key on Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday from the woman’s...

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters 7 miles west of Marco Island

Coast Guard locates overdue boaters 7 miles west of Marco Island
Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter file photoSt. Petersburg, Fla. — The Coast Guard located two boaters Wednesday after they were reported overdue near Estero Bay. The two men rescued, Joe Nita, 81, and Brian Daugherty, 72, were located 7 miles west of Marco Island by an MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater at approximately 8:40 p.m. The aircrew vectored a 45-foot-Response...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing west of Stump Pass Beach State Park

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing west of Stump Pass Beach State Park
Coast Guard HC-130 file photo ENGLEWOOD, Fla. – Coast Guard crews suspended their search Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. for a missing a 50-year-old man 20 miles west of Stump Pass Beach State Park. Missing is Todd Battaglino, from Venice. Coast Guard crews and partner agencies searched a combined total of 98 hours, and covered 3,860 square miles in search of Battaglino. Partner agency personnel from...

Coast Guard searching for 50-year-old man West of Stump Pass Beach State Park

Coast Guard searching for 50-year-old man West of Stump Pass Beach State Park
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki ENGLEWOOD, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search Tuesday for a 50-year-old man 20 miles west of Stump Pass Beach State Park. Missing is Todd Battaglino, from Venice. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received a 911 relay at 1:20 p.m. Tuesday from the Florida Fish and...

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard offloads $56 million of cocaine in St. Petersburg
Crew members from Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon, an 87-foot Coast Patrol Boat offload 1,735 kilograms of cocaine and transfer custody of eight suspected drug smugglers Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Kelly Clark) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon offloaded approximately 1,735 kilograms of cocaine...

Coast Guard medevacs man from shrimp boat

Coast Guard medevacs man from shrimp boat
Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Tarpon and Station Cortez medevac a 19-year-old man from a 78-foot shrimping boat 7 miles west of Egmont Key, Florida, Wednesday, April 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevacked a 19-year-old man Wednesday from a shrimping boat 7 miles west of Egmont Key. At 10:07 a.m. watch standers from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg...