Coast Guard rescues pilot in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues pilot in Tampa Bay
Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat – Small II file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lisa Ferdinando ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued a pilot from a small aircraft crash in the water three miles south of MacDill Air Force Base, Friday. The 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew transferred the pilot to EMS without medical concerns. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking vessel in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues man from sinking vessel in Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew rescues a man from a 19-foot vessel taking on water near MacDill Air Force Base, Oct. 28, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued a man from a 19-foot vessel taking on water near MacDill Air Force Base, Thursday. The 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew transferred...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking vessel Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking vessel Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew boat crew rescues four people from a 19-foot vessel taking on water in Tampa Bay Oct. 17, 2021. The  four people were transferred to the Ft. DeSoto boat ramp where one person was sent with EMS for medical concerns. U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued four people...

Coast Guard ends search for missing mariner off Venice

Coast Guard ends search for missing mariner off Venice
Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard ended their search for a 69-year-old man who was reported missing 46 miles offshore Venice, Florida,Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew recovered Ricky Baker after searching approximately 100 square miles for 14 hours. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision near Clearwater Beach

Coast Guard responds to vessel collision near Clearwater Beach
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key rescue crew assists two people aboard a 18-foot vessel Oct. 7, 2021 after they experienced a collision near Clearwater Beach, Florida. The three people were then transferred to awaiting emergency medical professionals. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard responded to a collision between two vessels near Clearwater Beach, Florida, Thursday. A...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people 6 miles west of Withlacoochee River

Coast Guard rescues 3 people 6 miles west of Withlacoochee River
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a 17-foot sinking vessel 6 miles west of Withlacoochee River, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium crew safely transferred the boaters without injuries to N Florida Avenue Boat Ramp where...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near the St. Petersburg Pier

Coast Guard rescues 3 people near the St. Petersburg Pier
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Keegan. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel taking on water near the St. Petersburg Pier, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew safely transferred the men without injuries to Station St. Petersburg to awaiting emergency services...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 from boat fire east of Skyway Bridge

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 from boat fire east of Skyway Bridge
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew sprays water over a 60-foot vessel on fire east of the Skyway Bridge Aug. 13, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Hillsborough County Fire Rescue personnel rescued two men after their 60-foot vessel caught fire east of the Skyway Bridge, Thursday. The two men were safely transferred, without...

Coast Guard, Tampa Police terminate illegal charter in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, Tampa Police terminate illegal charter in Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg investigating officer along with Tampa Police Department (TPD) Marine Unit terminated the voyage of a 43.5-foot uninspected passenger vessel with 18 passengers for hire in Tampa Bay Friday.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter in the Tampa Bay area Friday. A Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg investigating...