Missing mariner located 86 miles east of Port Canaveral

Missing mariner located 86 miles east of Port Canaveral
A Coast Guard aircrew member peers out the window of a C-130 Hercules from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater who was involved in the search for the missing man, Sunday.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Stuart Bee, 62, was located approximately 86 miles east of Port Canaveral, Florida, Sunday. The 225-foot motor vessel Angeles located the man alive on the hull of his 32-foot...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Sunday from the Tugboat Pop stating a 42-year-old man...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a vessel taking on water on the St. John’s River near Fort Caroline, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) crew arrived on scene and removed the two men from the vessel taking on water. The RB-S...

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults, 4 children, 1 dog from water in Georgia

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults, 4 children, 1 dog from water in Georgia
A 30-foot sailboat is disabled and pushed against the north jetty rocks in St. Mary’s Inlet, Georgia, Sunday. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued eight people and a dog from the water Sunday after their sailing vessel hit the north jetty in St. Mary’s Inlet, Georgia. The survivors were transported to Dee Dee Boat Ramp in Fernandina Beach, Florida where...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people south of St. John’s River Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 people south of St. John's River Inlet
U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued three people 1 mile south of St. John’s River Inlet, October 31, 2020, Jacksonville, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard crews rescued three people after their personal watercraft was pulled out offshore 1 mile south of St. John’s River Inlet, Saturday. A Jacksonville County Sheriffs’ helicopter crew arrived on scene first...

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL
Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) (Coast Guard file photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered four adults and two children from Disappearing Island and safely transferred...

Coast Guard removes fishing vessel from St. Mary’s inlet, GA

Coast Guard removes fishing vessel from St. Mary's inlet, GA
The Coast Guard and partner agencies help remove aground vessel Phoung Mai that ran aground in St. Mary’s Inlet August 28, 2020, in Jacksonville, Florida.  ( U.S. Coast Guard photo) JACKSONVILLE-Fla.— The Coast Guard completed pollution mitigation and removal efforts for the fishing vessel Phuong Mai in St. Mary’s Inlet Georgia, Friday. The vessel posed a hazard to the marine environment...

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 7th District rescues 20, assists 37 over weekend

Coast Guard 7th District rescues 20, assists 37 over weekend
MIAMI — Coast Guard rescue crews saved 20 lives and assisted 37 lives in Coast Guard 7th District Friday through Sunday. Over the weekend, watchstanders and units across Coast Guard 7th District worked a high volume of search and rescue cases. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders recorded five lives assisted, Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders recorded six lives saved and 12 lives assisted,...