Coast Guard responds to cargo ship fire near Blount Island

Coast Guard responds to cargo ship fire near Blount Island
Coast Guard Station Mayport and partner agencies respond to fire on board the M/V Hoegh Xiamen, a 600-foot vehicle carrier, at Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jessica Maldonado Gonzalez) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to fire on board a cargo ship at Blount Island. All 21 crew members have been...

Coast Guard medevacs man 5 miles east of Fernandina Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man 5 miles east of Fernandina Beach
Coast Guard Cutter Sea Dog file photo by PA3 Rob Simpson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from the 77-foot fishing vessel AMG approximately 5 miles east of Fernandina Beach, Thursday. The Coast Guard Cutter Sea Dog crew embarked the man and safely transported him to Dee Dee Bartels Public Boat Ramp where EMS was waiting and transferred him to the Nassau County Trauma Air Unit. Coast...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue boater near Port Canaveral

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue boater near Port Canaveral
A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral boatcrew tows a boat to Jetty Park Marina after the boater was rescued by a good Samaritan. US Coast Guard photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard, partner agencies, and a good Samaritan vessel rescued a boater Friday near Port Canaveral. The good Samaritan vessel “Go Searcher” rescued a 54-year old man who was reported in good condition and wearing...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Friday. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching more than 3,996 square miles. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received a report from the Coast Guard 7th District of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert at 2:45 a.m.,...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard searching for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral
U.S. Coast Guard HC-130 file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Brandyn Hill. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft crew arrived on scene with the sailing vessel Romanichel, and the sailing vessel crew stated via VHF-Channel 16 that a crew member had gone overboard...

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters on Cumberland Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters on Cumberland Island
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters on Cumberland Island, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew located the three overdue boaters, at 1:36 a.m., on Cumberland Island and transported them to Fernandina boat ramp where EMS was waiting. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Disappearing Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Disappearing Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water near Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered both people from the water and safely transferred them to awaiting EMS at Station Ponce where they were transported...

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailing vessel in St. Augustine

Coast Guard rescues man from disabled sailing vessel in St. Augustine
A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to rescue a man from a 26-foot sailing vessel March 5, 2020, near St. Augustine, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Savannah) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from a disabled sailing vessel in St. Augustine, Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral
A Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevacs a 70-year-old man from a fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Florida, Feb. 18, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral) JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from a fishing vessel 20 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Station...