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...

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 2 adults, 1 child from disable boat 17 miles north of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued two adults and one child from a disable 21-foot pleasure craft Saturday 17 miles north of Fort Pierce. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce received a cell phone call at 3:25 p.m. from a mariner in distress reporting they were disabled with three people, two adults...

Coast Guard rescues 63-year-old man from water near Fort Pierce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 63-year-old man from water near Fort Pierce Inlet
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued a 63-year-old man Thursday from the water near Fort Pierce Inlet after his 23-foot boat capsized. Rescued was Michael Grieschimd, 63. Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a report from a Fort Pierce bridge tender at approximately 12:18 p.m., who stated he received a mayday call from a boater...

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased

Coast Guard responds to downed aircraft, locate 2 people deceased
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with partner agencies located the remains of two people involved in a downed aircraft incident Saturday approximately 20 miles east of St. Lucie Inlet. The Miami Air Traffic Control Center notified Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders of a suspected downed aircraft at approximately 11:45 a.m. The pilot...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people on disabled vessel near Port of St. Lucie

Coast Guard rescues 3 people on disabled vessel near Port of St. Lucie
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three people aboard a disabled boat approximately 12 miles east of Port of St. Lucie, Sunday. At approximately, 5 a.m., the crew of the tug McAllister Sister notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a red meteor flare from a 23-foot center console. The watchstanders...

Coast Guard assists 5 people 7 miles east of Fort Pierce

Coast Guard assists 5 people 7 miles east of Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Cutter Finback file photo by AUX David Lau. MIAMI — The Coast Guard assisted five people with their 28-foot vessel that was taking on water Monday 7 miles east of Fort Pierce Inlet. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Miami received a call from the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Finback at 3:32 p.m. stating they heard, over VHF-FM radio channel 16, a vessel with five people aboard were...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Stuart, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from sinking vessel near Stuart, Florida
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corinne Zilnicki MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a 27-foot boat taking on water Saturday 8 miles east of Stuart, Florida.  Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan reporting the incident. A Coast Guard Station Fort Pierce 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew arrived...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for two snorkelers near Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for two snorkelers near Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty
The Coast Guard is searching for two snorkelers near the Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty in Miami, Nov. 11, 2017. Photo courtesy of a good Samaritan. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and St. Lucie Sheriff’s Office are searching for two snorkelers who were reportedly pushed out to sea near the Fort Pierce Inlet North Jetty Saturday. Watchstanders...