Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral holds groundbreaking ceremony

Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral holds groundbreaking ceremony
Cpt. Brian M Kostecki, resource management division chief of Coast Guard District 7, Cpt. Mark R. Vlaun, commanding officer of Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Chief Warrant Officer John P. Chandler, commanding officer of Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral break ground at the groundbreaking ceremony in Cape Canaveral, Florida, May 2, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Cameron Snell) JACKSONVILLE,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger

Coast Guard suspends search for missing cruise ship passenger
The Coast Guard Cutter Legare pulls into the pier at Base Portsmouth in Portsmouth, Virginia, (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday for Tang Tran, a 43-year-old man, who went missing Saturday, approximately 63 miles east of Melbourne, Florida. The Coast Guard searched approximately 2,078 square miles...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel east of Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized vessel east of Ponce Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon boatcrew rescued a 48-year-old man who capsized his boat 18 miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida March 18, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) JACKSONVILLE,Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 48-year-old man, Friday, after his 17-foot vessel capsized 18 miles east of Ponce Inlet. A Coast Guard Station Ponce de Leon 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boat crew rescued...

Coast Guard rescues man and dog from vessel in St. Mary’s Channel

Coast Guard rescues man and dog from vessel in St. Mary’s Channel
A Coast Guard Station Mayport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew tows a 44-foot yacht Joanie II in the St. Mary’s Channel, Georgia, Jan. 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man and his dog from his 44-foot yacht, Joanie II, Friday, after it became disabled in St. Mary’s Channel, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on St. Johns River

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on St. Johns River
A Coast Guard Station Mayport crew terminates the voyage of the 53-foot vessel Dream Chaser, Oct. 31, 2021 on the St. Johns River. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 53-foot vessel Dream Chaser, Saturday, on the St. Johns River. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small Law Enforcement team conducted a boarding...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Daytona Beach

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing diver off Daytona Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search Monday for Jim Evans, a 50-year-old male diver, who went missing Friday approximately 30 miles east of Daytona Beach. The Coast Guard and partners searched approximately 5, 297 square miles for 100 search hours. At 11:57 a.m. Friday, a 28-foot center console dive vessel notified Coast...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search, Tuesday, for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Diving equipment matching the description of Obi was located by a diver Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m. about 250...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard search crews are looking for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and Jacksonville Fire department officers are conducting side-scan sonar scans of the seafloor. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers are searching...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled boat 10 miles east of Melbourne, FL

Coast Guard rescues 2 from disabled boat 10 miles east of Melbourne, FL
A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew tows a 25-foot vessel 10 miles east of Melbourne, Florida, March. 20, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued a father and his 15-year-old son from their 25-foot vessel that became disabled approximately 10 miles east of Melbourne, Fla., Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral...