Coast Guard, pleasure craft collide near Manatee Pocket

Coast Guard, pleasure craft collide near Manatee Pocket
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boat crew and a 23-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard were involved in a collision Saturday near Manatee Pocket. The people aboard the pleasure craft were embarked by the Coast Guard boat crew onto the Station Fort Pierce small boat...

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie

Coast Guard interdicts 14 Haitian migrants 26 miles east of St. Lucie
A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement crew embarks illegal migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Florida, July 2, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 14 Haitian migrants approximately 26 miles east of St. Lucie, Thursday. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a disabled 21-foot pleasure craft...

Coast Guard ends search for man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Coast Guard ends search for man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — Coast Guard crews ended the search for Anthony Graham, Monday near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park after Port St. Lucie Police Department recovered a body matching his description. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call, at approximately 5 p.m. Saturday, from Graham’s family stating they lost sight of him out at sea. Coast...

Coast Guard searching for 27-year-old man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park

Coast Guard searching for 27-year-old man near Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Coast Guard Cutter Margaret Norvell file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Port St. Lucie Police Department are searching for a person who went missing in the water in the vicinity of Fort Pierce Inlet State Park, Saturday. Missing is Anthony Graham, 27. He was last seen wearing dark, navy blue shorts. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Miami received...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near near Hutchinson Island

Coast Guard halts illegal charter operation near near Hutchinson Island
An 18-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard Feb. 7, 2020 near Hutchinson Island, Florida.  (Coast Guard Photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of an 18-foot pleasure craft with three people aboard Friday in the vicinity of Hutchinson Island for conducting an illegal charter. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received notification from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues overdue boater 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce
A Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew tows a 14-foot skiff, Jan. 8, 2020 approximately 9 miles southeast of Fort Pierce, Florida.  Coast Guard Photo Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeremy Tallant. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued an overdue boater Wednesday approximately nine miles southeast of Fort Pierce. Rescued was: Justin Skiff, 29. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65...

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard assists disabled sailing vessel east of Cape Canaveral
Fireman Emmanuel Roman, a Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce boat crew member, tosses a heaving line to the disabled 68-foot sailing vessel, Distant Drummer, Nov. 27, 2019 to tow the vessel to a safe harbor in Fort Pierce. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anndrew Krok MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan vessel assisted a disabled 68-foot sailing vessel more than 420 miles east...

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water east of Fort Pierce Inlet

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water east of Fort Pierce Inlet
The 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy crew waits for the Coast Guard for assistance Sunday, October 13, 2019,  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boatcrew assisted the 80-foot vessel Hush Puppy 4 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet Sunday. Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a notification from the 80-foot vessel reporting experiencing water...

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near Sebastian Inlet during Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard, partner agency rescue 2 near Sebastian Inlet during Hurricane Dorian
MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted Brevard County Sheriff’s Office in rescuing a person from the water Sunday near Sebastian Inlet. Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce watchstanders received a call from the Indian River Police Department initially stating there were three people in the water near Sebastian Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Miami Beach watchstanders put out an urgent marine information broadcast...