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...

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...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa, Florida

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew conduct a safety boarding aboard a 27-foot boat Aug. 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Tampa, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew, along with Coast Guard Investigating Officers...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tierra Verde

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tierra Verde
A Coast Guard investigating officer terminates the voyage of a 47-foot boat deemed to be operating as an illegal uninspected passenger vessel with 10 passengers in Tierra Verde, Florida Aug. 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Tierra Verde Saturday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat–Small II boat...

Coast Guard responds to a capsized vessel northwest of Anclote Key

Coast Guard responds to a capsized vessel northwest of Anclote Key
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key boat crew navigates near the capsized 20-foot center console vessel, Aug. 22, 2020. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard along with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 20-foot capsized vessel with five people aboard 15 miles northwest of Anclote Key, Saturday. A Pasco County Sheriff’s Office marine vessel and crew arrived on scene and safely rescued...

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized fishing vessel near St. Petersburg

Coast Guard rescues man from capsized fishing vessel near St. Petersburg
The commercial fishing boat Jenny Lynn sits capsized in the Gulf of Mexico 18 miles west of St. Petersburg, Florida, July 23, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued a man, Thursday, after his 36-foot commercial fishing vessel capsized 18 miles west of St. Petersburg. Rescued was Robert Heart, 48. Coast Guard Seventh District watchstanders received an emergency...