Coast Guard medevacs man 70 miles west of Gasparilla Pass

Coast Guard medevacs man 70 miles west of Gasparilla Pass
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 55-year-old man from a fishing vessel 70 miles west of Gasparilla Pass, Florida Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the man to Tampa General Hospital in stable condition. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders...

Coast Guard holds 41st anniversary memorial of Cutter Blackthorn collision

Coast Guard holds 41st anniversary memorial of Cutter Blackthorn collision
A Coast Guardsman lays a rose in front of the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn memorial during the ceremony for the 41st anniversary of the ship’s sinking, Jan. 28, 2021 in St. Petersburg.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard held a memorial service for the Coast Guard Cutter Blackthorn collision at the Blackthorn Memorial...

Coast Guard assists 1 woman, 2 dogs on sailing vessel near Shell Key

Coast Guard assists 1 woman, 2 dogs on sailing vessel near Shell Key
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg crews towed a 32-foot sailing vessel Saturday that was taking on water with one woman and two dogs aboard near Shell Key. A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew transferred the sailing vessel to an awaiting Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard Cutter Shrike crew conducts 70 mile tow south west of Marco Island

Coast Guard Cutter Shrike crew conducts 70 mile tow south west of Marco Island
A Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew conducts a towing evolution of a disabled 41-foot pressure craft with three people on board, near Manatee Pier, Jan. 13, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Shrike crew towed a disabled 41-foot pleasure craft with three people on board 70 miles south west of Marco Island Tuesday. The...

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners near Anna Maria Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners near Anna Maria Island
45-foot RB-M. U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Henry G. Dunphy. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three mariners from a vessel taking on water two miles west of Anna Maria Island, Florida Friday. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew arrived at 7:50 p.m. to the 70-foot commercial fishing vessel Warrior, took the three crew members off...

Coast Guard rescue 2 on disabled sailboat in severe weather near Fort Myers

Coast Guard rescue 2 on disabled sailboat in severe weather near Fort Myers
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo. FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Coast Guard Station Fort Myers boat crew rescued two people on a 35-foot sailing vessel in severe weather 23 miles offshore of Fort Myers, Florida Friday. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew towed the vessel that had lost its mast and steering back to Rose Marina without any medical concerns. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat sinks 40 miles off Bradenton, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 2 after boat sinks 40 miles off Bradenton, Florida
A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew poses for a photo at the air station with two men rescued by the crew, Dec. 12, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary rescued two men from the water Saturday after their 24-foot boat sank 40 miles west of Bradenton. Rescued...

Coast Guard rescues person from vessel taking on water

Coast Guard rescues person from vessel taking on water
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot response boat-medium boat crew rescued a person on a 38-foot vessel taking on water 27 miles offshore of Dunedin Florida, Dec 12, 2020. ( U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg crew rescued a person on a 38-foot vessel taking on water 27 miles offshore of Dunedin, Florida Saturday. The 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducts 100 mile tow

Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducts 100 mile tow
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducted a three-day towing evolution of a disabled 45-foot sailboat located more than 100 miles offshore of Florida gulf coast with three people on board Dec.7, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback crew conducted a three-day towing evolution of a disabled 45-foot sailboat with three people on board...