Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after yacht fire

Coast Guard oversees diesel spill clean-up near Marquesas after yacht fire
The wreckage of the 100-foot yacht, La Dolce Vita, sinks near Marquesas, Florida, Mar. 17, 2021. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard is currently overseeing diesel spill clean-up operations after the 100-foot vessel, La Dolce Vita, caught fire Tuesday near Marquesas. The vessel captain radioed Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders reporting the fire on Ch. 16. All six people...

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Robert Goldman in Key West

Coast Guard commissions Cutter Robert Goldman in Key West
The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Goldman crew mans the rail on March 12, 2021, in Key West, Fla.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Sara Muir) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Robert Goldman (WPC 1142), Patrol Forces Southwest Asia’s second Sentinel-class cutter, was commissioned into service at Coast Guard Sector Key West, Friday. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, the deputy...

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Robert Goldman

Coast Guard to commission Cutter Robert Goldman
Key West, Fla. — ddd Due to COVID mitigation, in-person attendance is limited. Anyone interested in viewing the ceremony livestream may do so at http://bit.ly/WPC1412Com, clicking on the image at the top, or by clicking here. Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, deputy commandant for operations, U.S. Coast Guard, will preside over the 42nd Sentinel-class cutter ceremony. Mrs. Eleanor Goldman is the ship’s...

Body of missing diver located off Key West

Body of missing diver located off Key West
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo MIAMI — Divers from a commercial dive company found the missing 50-year-old diver Jordan Fisher in the Vandenberg wreck off Key West at approximately 10 a.m. Wednesday. A Coast Guard Cutter Brant search crew brought her body ashore. A commercial dive company employee called Sector Key West watchstanders reporting Fisher missing Tuesday after she did not...

Coast Guard interdicts 2 migrants off Plantation Key

Coast Guard interdicts 2 migrants off Plantation Key
A rustic vessel drifting, Feb. 26, 2021, approximately eight miles south of Plantation Key. MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans’ crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba, Monday, after a Coast Guard Station Islamorada small boat crew interdicted their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A good Samaritan reported to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders that a rustic vessel...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men after their boat sank off Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 men after their boat sank off Key West
Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — A Coast Guard rescue crew and a good Samaritan rescued two men after their boat sank, Saturday, near Key West. After the good Samaritan rescued the man in the water, the man stated his boat sank around sunrise this morning and there was one other person missing. A Coast Guard Station Key...

Coast Guard repatriates 2 migrants to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 2 migrants to Cuba
A 4-foot vessel floating, Feb. 13, 2021, off Key West, Florida. Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba after stopping their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated two Cubans to Cuba, Wednesday, after stopping their sea voyage due to safety of life at sea concerns. A...

Coast Guard assists injured man after boat collision off Key West

Coast Guard assists injured man after boat collision off Key West
A 32-foot vessel collided with a 10-foot dinghy, Feb. 16, 2021, near Garrison Bight, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Key West rescue crew and a good Samaritan assisted an injured man after two vessels collided, Tuesday, near Garrison Bight. After the good Samaritan rescued the injured man, the rescue crew escorted them to Station Key West to awaiting emergency medical...

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key

Coast Guard suspends search for 10 missing people south of Long Key
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. —The Coast Guard suspended the search Monday at 6:45 p.m., for 10 people who were reported as missing approximately 8 miles south of Long Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report of an overdue rustic vessel with 10 people aboard that departed Feb. 7 from Cuba. Coast Guard crews searched an area of about 12,300 square...