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,...

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...