Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 mariners in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 mariners in Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued four mariners from an overturned vessel under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Nov. 20, 2020.  (Courtesy photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners from an overturned vessel under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Friday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew arrived...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Egmont Key

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Egmont Key
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew medevac a 40-year-old woman, experiencing back pain with shortness of breath, after a fall on a 32-foot passenger vessel nine miles off Egmont Key, Florida, Nov. 20, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old woman, experiencing back pain with shortness of breath, after a fall on a 32-foot passenger...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 6 mariners in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 6 mariners in Tampa Bay
Coast Guard Stations Cortez and St. Petersburg rescue six people from a capsizing recreational vessel near the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, Oct. 17, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a capsizing recreational vessel near the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Saturday. Coast Guard Stations Cortez and St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat — Medium...

Coast Guard rescues 2 overdue boaters 18 miles west of Hernando Beach

Coast Guard rescues 2 overdue boaters 18 miles west of Hernando Beach
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Dickinson ST PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two overdue boaters aboard a disabled 22-foot vessel 18 miles west of Hernando Beach Friday. Rescued were: Brett Stump, 30, and Cole Bramlet, 23. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircrew spotted a red flare early Friday morning and a Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel near Delta Cut, Tampa

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel near Delta Cut, Tampa
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized 20-foot vessel half a mile east off Delta Cut, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat—Medium arrived on scene and embarked the seven people in distress and safely transferred the survivors to Port Manatee...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Anclote Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Anclote Key
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile file photo by PA3 Rob Simpson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing diver seven miles offshore of Anclote Key, Florida. Missing is 42-year-old Eddie Brunt III. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 43 hours covering 1,685 square miles, an area roughly the size of Rhode Island. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders were...

Coast Guard rescues person from water near Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues person from water near Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St.Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew rescues a person from the water near Tampa, Florida Sept. 11, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued a person from the water in Tampa Bay Friday. A Coast Guard Station St.Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat—Small II boat crew found and removed from the water a boat operator 150 yards...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire near Egmont Key

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire near Egmont Key
A West Manatee County Fire Department marine unit crew extinguish the fire on a commercial barge Aug. 20, 2020, after a good Samaritan reported the incident. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a vessel fire near Egmont Key, Sunday. Coast Guard, West Manatee County Fire Department, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and commercial salvage crew...

Coast Guard assists 2 people 80 miles west of Anclote River

Coast Guard assists 2 people 80 miles west of Anclote River
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile crewmembers secure the towing lines Sept. 3,2020 after connecting the disabled 34-foot disabled vessel.  (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted two people from a disabled vessel 80 miles west of Anclote River, Wednesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile (WPB-87369) crew towed the vessel to John’s Pass in Treasure Island, Florida and...