Coast Guard Sector Key West holds changes command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Key West holds changes command ceremony
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The staff at Coast Guard Sector Key West conducted a change of command ceremony Friday on base at Sector Key West. During the ceremony, Captain Jeffrey Janszen transferred command of Coast Guard Sector Key West to Captain Francisco Rego. US Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Romero. KEY...

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Key Largo

Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Key Largo
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 50-year-old man from a disabled 20-foot pleasure craft from Tavernier Creek near Key Largo. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call from Coast Guard Station Islamorada...

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 woman found safe ashore near Marathon

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 woman found safe ashore near Marathon
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with local authorities confirmed two women were found safe ashore Tuesday near Marathon. Two women contacted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders, stating they were safe and with friends. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 2:30 a.m., from Chris...

Coast Guard searching for man missing from cruise ship Carnival Paradise

Coast Guard searching for man missing from cruise ship Carnival Paradise
Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo file photo MIAMI – The Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old male reported missing from a cruise ship Tuesday approximately 85 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla. Missing is Brian Lamonds, 50, Greensboro, North Carolina. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 10 a.m., from the cruise ship Carnival Paradise stating the man was missing...

Coast Guard searching for 2 women in Boot Key Harbor Near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for 2 women in Boot Key Harbor Near Marathon, Fla.
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard along with Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are searching for two women Tuesday who went into the water in Boot Key Harbor near Marathon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 2:30 am., from Chris Hambrock reporting he was on a small row boat with two...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.
A Coast Guard Station Marathon crew rescue a boater after their vessel turned over near Marathon, Florida.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan rescued two people from the water Monday after their vessel capsized approximately three miles north of Marathon. Rescued were Calvin Kuo, 58, and Phil McCloud, 68, both from Chicago. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Getaway crewmember

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Getaway crewmember
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old man from the cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway, Monday approximately 45 miles south of Marathon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call from the cruise ship at midnight stating a crewmember was suffering from internal issues and needed a medevac. A Coast Guard Air Station...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 people from the water near Conch Reef

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 6 people from the water near Conch Reef
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued six people from the water near Conch Reef, Saturday. A good Samaritan aboard the 25-foot center console, Quality Time, notified Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately 1:46 p.m. of a capsized 22-foot white center console with six people in the water. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker off Murray Key

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker off Murray Key
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue kayaker Wednesday morning off Murray Key. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center received a call at approximately 10:20 p.m. Tuesday from the Everglades National Park ranger reporting an overdue kayaker. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew found...