Coast Guard suspends search for man near Melbourne beach

Coast Guard suspends search for man near Melbourne beach
The Coast Guard suspended the search, Sunday, for a missing man after it was discovered his 29-foot boat washed ashore, Thursday, on Melbourne Beach. ( Courtesy Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man after  his still running 29-foot boat was discovered washed ashore, Thursday, on Melbourne Beach. Missing is 68-year-old Dale Allan Hossfield from Vero...

Coast Guard responds to 1 fatality, 4 illegal operations near Miami

Coast Guard responds to 1 fatality, 4 illegal operations near Miami
The 53-foot vessel, FL6464RF, is moored near the Miami River, Florida, May 21, 2022. The vessel was operating as an illegal small passenger vessel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard and Miami law enforcement crews responded to one fatality and stopped four passenger for hire operations, this past weekend, off south Florida’s coast. A Coast Guard Sector Miami boarding team and a Sector...

Coast Guard searching for man near Melbourne Beach

Coast Guard searching for man near Melbourne Beach
The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for Dale Allan Hossfield, a 68-year-old man from Vero Beach, Florida, after his boat washed ashore on Melbourne Beach with the engines still running. ( Courtesy Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing man, Thursday, after his 29-foot boat washed ashore on Melbourne Beach. The man missing is 68-year-old...

Coast Guard assist 2 people after boat disabled off Biscayne Bay

Coast Guard assist 2 people after boat disabled off Biscayne Bay
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Miami Beach rescue crew assisted two people, Saturday, after their vessel was disabled approximately 2 miles East of Black Point Marina. The rescue crew towed the disabled vessel and brought the two people to Black Point Marina. The people aboard the disabled vessel used a flare to help the rescue...

Coast Guard Sector Miami holds change of command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Miami holds change of command ceremony
Rear Adm. Brendan C. McPherson, Coast Guard District Seven Commander, Capt. Jo-Ann F. Burdian, the former commander of Sector Miami, and Capt. Christoper R. Cederholm, commander of Sector Miami, pose for a photograph during a change of command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach, April 29, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Ray Corniel) MIAMI — Capt. Christopher Cederholm relieved Capt....

Coast Guard repatriates 55 people to Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 55 people to Cuba
A good Samaritan reported a migrant vessel taking on water to Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders at approximately noon, about six miles off Marathon, April 8, 2022. The people were repatriated on April 11, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton’s crew repatriated 55 Cubans to Cuba, Monday, following nine interdictions off Florida’s coast. A good...

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini

Coast Guard rescues two missing Cubans off Bimini
A homemade paddle board floating near Bimini, Bahamas, March. 29, 2022. The two people are expected to be transferred to Royal Bahamas Defence Force authorities. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two Cuban males, Tuesday, at approximately 5 p.m. near Bimini, Bahamas. A good Samaritan reported to Sector Miami watchstanders, Tuesday, he spotted people on a homemade paddle board...

Coast Guard rescues shark bite victim near Bahamas

Coast Guard rescues shark bite victim near Bahamas
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew rescued a 51-year-old man after he was bitten by a shark while fishing aboard a vessel near Bimini, Bahamas, Feb. 21, 2022.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI —The Coast Guard rescued a 51-year-old man, Monday, after he was bitten by a shark while fishing aboard a vessel near Bimini, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard, partners agencies complete salvage of grounded tug, barge

Coast Guard, partners agencies complete salvage of grounded tug, barge
Coast Guard Station Fort Lauderdale and Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations rescue crews assisted four people after their 70-foot tugboat, Sea Eagle, began taking on water approximately 3 miles east of Hillsboro Beach, Florida, Feb. 3, 2022. No injuries were reported. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with state and local partners, completed salvage efforts,...