Coast Guard medevacs 2 after boat collision northwest of Dry Tortugas

Coast Guard medevacs 2 after boat collision northwest of Dry Tortugas
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers from the fishing vessel, Miss Amy J, after the boat collided with another fishing vessel approximately 35 miles northwest of Dry Tortugas, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) crew arrived on scene and determined...

Coast Guard assists 2 disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard assists 2 disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo (WPC-1112) smallboat crew approaches a disabled sport fishing vessel approximately 70 southwest of Key West, Oct. 7, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted four mariners aboard two separate disabled vessels 70 miles southwest of Key West, Sunday. The Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received an unregistered 406 MHz emergency position...

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon

Coast Guard recovers 2 deceased from downed aircraft incident in Marathon
Plane wreckage located half a mile north of Marathon airport, Sept. 8, 2019.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard recovered two bodies from a downed aircraft incident half a mile north of Marathon Airport, Sunday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan of a debris field from a possible downed aircraft north of Marathon Airport. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard deploys crews for Hurricane Dorian response

Coast Guard deploys crews for Hurricane Dorian response
Coast Guard air crews and health service technicians are briefed at Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater before a C-130 flight to Andros Island in preparation for Hurricane Dorian response, Sept. 2, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Ayla Kelley.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard is deploying members and assets from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater in preparation for Hurricane...

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices
An intoxicated boater sits on the 16-foot vessel while a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew, along with FWC agents arrived on scene with the vessel Saturday August, 24, 2019 to conduct a field sobriety test.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, responded to unsafe boating practices...

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue boaters near Sugarloaf Key

Coast Guard searching for 3 overdue boaters near Sugarloaf Key
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for three overdue boaters aboard a 21-foot white cabin cruiser who were on their way from Sugarloaf Key, Florida to Nassau, Bahamas. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report that the three people did not arrive to the Bahamas at the projected time of Thusday, 6 p.m. Searching are: googletag.cmd.push(function()...

Coast Guard interdicts 27 Cuban migrants 5 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard interdicts 27 Cuban migrants 5 miles south of Key West
A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew interdicts an 18-foot migrant chug with 27 Cuban migrants, 22 males, four females and one child, aboard  Saturday, July 27, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel McCravy MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 27 Cuban migrants Saturday approximately 5 miles south of Key West. A Coast Guard Station Key West...

Coast Guard rescues 8 people over 2 cases in Key West

Coast Guard rescues 8 people over 2 cases in Key West
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a total of eight people Monday from two back-to-back cases in Key West. In the first case, Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a capsized 20-foot cabin cruiser near Key Colony Beach. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon 33-foot...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon
A rustic vessel approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew safely embarked the five Cuban adult males, destroyed the vessel as a hazard to navigation. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted five Cuban migrants Friday approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144...