Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and one child from a disable 21-foot pleasure craft Saturday 17 miles north of Fort Pierce. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a cell phone call at 3:25 p.m. from a mariner in distress reporting they were disabled with three people, two adults...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from disabled boat near Miami
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photoMIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two mariners aboard a disabled 25-foot pleasure craft Thursday in Miami. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call at 8:08 p.m. from a good Samaritan stating they had seen a red meteor flare near the Julia Tuttle Causeway. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for operating under the influence in Miami River

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for operating under the influence in Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew members conduct a field sobriety test on a vessel operator Sept. 9, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 35-foot cabin cruiser due to the operator boating under the influence of alcohol Sunday in the Miami River. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a...

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton

Coast Guard interdicts 11 migrants near Boca Raton
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 11 migrants and three suspected smugglers Saturday approximately 9 miles east of Boca Raton. During a routine patrol, a Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew located a 22-foot cabin cruiser that matched the description of a target of interest with 14 people aboard at...

Coast Guard rescues 63-year-old man from water near Fort Pierce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 63-year-old man from water near Fort Pierce Inlet
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 63-year-old man Thursday from the water near Fort Pierce Inlet after his 23-foot boat capsized. Rescued was Michael Grieschimd, 63. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a Fort Pierce bridge tender at approximately 12:18 p.m., who stated he received a mayday call from a boater...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 3 from water near Lake Worth Inlet

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 3 from water near Lake Worth Inlet
Two boaters sit on the hull of their capsized 23-foot boat in the water near Palm Beach Inlet, Sept. 06, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three people Thursday from the water near Lake Worth Inlet after their 23-foot boat capsized. Rescued were Buck McTee, 44, Lucas Alan, 34, and Chris Marcello, 56. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a...

Coast Guard, partner agency search for people in water near Caesar’s Creek

Coast Guard, partner agency search for people in water near Caesar's Creek
A capsized 20-foot boat floats in the water near Caesar’s Creek, Florida, Sept. 05, 2018. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard and the Biscayne National Park Service are searching for possible people in the water Wednesday after a boat capsized near Caesar’s Creek. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan of a capsized 20-foot vessel at approximately...

Coast Guard responds to sunken abandoned vessel, pollution near Hollywood

Coast Guard responds to sunken abandoned vessel, pollution near Hollywood
The sunken 50-foot houseboat, Wooden Nickel releases oil into the water at the pier near Hollywood, Florida Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Scott Farr MIAMI — The Coast Guard is responding to a sunken 50-foot abandoned houseboat Tuesday near Hollywood, Florida. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami were notified at approximately 8 a.m., from a good Samaritan of a...

Coast Guard medevacs 48-year-old man 100 miles southeast of Miami

Coast Guard medevacs 48-year-old man 100 miles southeast of Miami
An emergency medical services crew approaches a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at Coast Guard Air Station Miami to transfer the medevac patient to Jackson Memorial Hospital, Sept. 04, 2018.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old man from the cargo vessel, Green Ridge approximately 100 miles southeast of Miami, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received...