Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West
The fishing vessel, San Diego aground and discharging diesel in the Northwest Channel Jetty approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West, Oct. 2, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West launched a Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew who arrived on scene, embarked the four people that were aboard the vessel and determined the hull was breached causing pollution...

Coast Guard rescues 42-year-old woman from the water in Key West

Coast Guard rescues 42-year-old woman from the water in Key West
Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Jones MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 42-year-old woman from the water near Key West, Tuesday. Rescued was Tyna Fisher, 42. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report from the Key West Police Department stating that Fisher’s husband lost sight of her in the water near Fort Zachary...

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man suffering from chest pains aboard an 80-foot shrimping vessel 1 mile south of Stock Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a distress call from the crew of the shrimping vessel via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at approximately 11 a.m. Watchstanders diverted...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assists 62-year-old man 9 miles east of Key Largo

Coast Guard, good Samaritan assists 62-year-old man 9 miles east of Key Largo
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted a good Samaritan with a 62-year-old man suffering from possible chest pains Sunday approximately 9 miles east of Key Largo. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at 10:24 a.m., from the 25-foot pleasure craft, Sea Yaa stating the man was suffering...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 missing divers near Duck Key

MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two divers near Duck Key, Tuesday. Rescued were Rich Warner, 68, and Dustin Warner, 32, from Indiana. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from Rich’s wife at approximately 6:40 p.m., stating he was expected back at 1 p.m., that day and had not been in contact with him. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon...

Coast Guard rescues 62-year-old man north of Islamorada

Coast Guard rescues 62-year-old man north of Islamorada
Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew members embark Robert Vonnegut aboard their smallboat Aug. 27, 2018 near Tavernier, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI— The Coast Guard rescued a 62-year-old man reported overdue Monday north of Islamorada. Rescued was Robert Vonnegut, 62. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report from the...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 in sinking vessel near Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 in sinking vessel near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted five boaters Friday after their boat began taking on water approximately 44 miles north of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 9:20 a.m., stating that a motor vessel with five people aboard...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 17 migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a report from a good Samaritan Friday of a rustic vessel with 15 people aboard. The watchstanders diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans, a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 people 2 miles south of Marathon

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 people 2 miles south of Marathon
Two members from Coast Guard Station Marathon help dewater a 20-foot rental vessel Monday, July 30, 2018 after it began taking on water 2 miles south of Marathon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Brandon Hunt MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two people Monday from a 19-foot pleasure craft taking on water 2 miles south of Marathon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West...