Coast Guard locates man from a sunken vessel near New Port Richie

Coast Guard locates man from a sunken vessel near New Port Richie
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with Pasco Sheriff’s Office and a good Samaritan, rescued a boater after his 23-foot vessel sank near New Port Richie, Saturday. Rescued was Shawn Brown, 29. A Pasco Sheriff’s office marine unit arrived on scene and rescued Brown after a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from the water near Pinellas Point

Coast Guard rescues 2 from the water near Pinellas Point
A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew transits alongside the personal craft after assisting its two occupants May 2, 2021. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water after their personal watercraft capsized near Pinnelas Point, Sunday. A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew arrived on scene, located...

Coast Guard Cutter Shrike conducts 138 mile tow

Coast Guard Cutter Shrike conducts 138 mile tow
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Shrike file photo by Chief Warrant Officer Allyson E.T. Conroy ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Shrike crew towed a disabled 37-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard 138 miles southwest of Marco Island Thursday. The cutter crew safely towed the pleasure craft to Man of War Harbor, Key West. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a VHF-FM...

Coast Guard crew conducts 44 mile tow west of Sanibel Island

Coast Guard crew conducts 44 mile tow west of Sanibel Island
Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach crews conducts a towing operation of a disabled 40-foot vessel with 6 people aboard 44 miles west of Sanibel Island Mar. 7, 2021. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a VHF-FM Channel 16 call Saturday from the disabled charter operator stating that they were experiencing engine problems. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard assists 3 taking on water off Egmont Key

Coast Guard assists 3 taking on water off Egmont Key
Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat — Small II boat crew assists three on a 21-foot vessel that was taking on water 18 miles off Egmont  Key, Florida, Feb.28, 2021. ( U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard crews assisted three people on a 21-foot vessel that was taking on water 18 miles off Egmont Key Sunday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot...

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...