Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing boaters in Florida
Coast Guard  HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft and MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer Andrew Barresi ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two overdue boaters from Panama City, Florida Thursday. Overdue are Gerald Cook, 81, and Peter Cook, 55, and four of their dogs aboard the 52-foot yellow steel vessel Rom’e. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard ends search for man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Coast Guard ends search for man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews ended the search for Anthony Graham, Monday near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park after Port St. Lucie Police Department recovered a body matching his description. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call, at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, from Graham’s family stating they lost sight of him out at sea. Coast...

Coast Guard searching for 27-year-old man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Coast Guard searching for 27-year-old man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Port St. Lucie Police Department are searching for a person who went missing in the water in the vicinity of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, Saturday. Missing is Anthony Graham, 27. He was last seen wearing dark, navy blue shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near near Hutchinson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near near Hutchinson Island
An 18-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard Feb. 7, 2020 near Hutchinson Island, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an 18-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard Friday in the vicinity of Hutchinson Island for conducting an illegal charter. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received notification from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Coast Guard terminates multiple illegal charters in Miami during Super Bowl week

Coast Guard terminates multiple illegal charters in Miami during Super Bowl week
Members of the Maritime Safety and Security Team Miami patrol the security zone in the vicinity of Bayfront Park Jan. 29, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Lally) MIAMI – The Coast Guard terminated the voyages of multiple vessels operating as illegal charters in Miami waters during the week leading up to Super Bowl LIV. Coast Guard Sector Miami boat crews, including...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Monument Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Monument Island
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 37-foot pleasure craft, Bada Bing, with 12 passengers aboard Saturday near Monument Island. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach boarding team conducted the boarding of the pleasure craft and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 176.100A for not having...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew tows a 14-foot skiff, Jan. 8, 2020 approximately 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeremy Tallant. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater Wednesday approximately nine miles southeast of Fort Pierce. Rescued was: Justin Skiff, 29. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65...

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Watson Island

Coast Guard responds to vessel fire on Watson Island
Coast Guard pollution response team memebers arrive on scene at Island Gardens Marina, Florida, Dec. 19, 2019 to assist Miami-Dade Fire Rescue with pollution response.  U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Brandon Murray. MIAMI—The Coast Guard is overseeing the pollution response of the 120-foot motor yacht, Andiamo, after it burned on Watson Island Wednesday. The Oil Spill Liability...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter on Miami River

Coast Guard halts illegal charter on Miami River
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach crewmembers board the 49-foot pleasure craft, Natalie, on the Miami River in Florida, Dec. 7, 2019. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ayisha Loya. MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of the 49-foot pleasure craft, Natalie, with 16 people aboard Saturday on the Miami River. A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement...