Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel near Card Sound Bridge

Coast Guard rescues 3 from sinking vessel near Card Sound Bridge
A 14-foot skiff tied to a Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat near Card Sound Bridge, Florida, Apr. 27, 2020. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders div(Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Sunday from a vessel taking on water near Card Sound Bridge. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law...

Coast Guard, commercial salvage rescue 3 near Key Largo

Coast Guard, commercial salvage rescue 3 near Key Largo
Coast Guard Station Islamorada  crew members dewater a 30-foot pleasure craft approximately 6 miles south of Key Largo, Florida, March 28, 2020.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and a commercial salvage towing company rescued three people whose 30-foot pleasure craft was taking on water approximately 6 miles south of Key Largo, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot...

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek

Coast Guard interdicts 9 Cuban migrants southeast of Tavernier Creek
A Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton small boat crew interdict a Cuban migrant vessel and safely embark the migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Florida Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.  (Coast Guard photo courtesy of the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton) MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted nine Cuban migrants 25 miles southeast of Tavernier Creek, Thursday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Tavernier Creek

Coast Guard terminates voyage for operating under the influence near Tavernier Creek
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 23-foot pleasure craft due to the operator boating under the influence in the vicinity of Tavernier Creek, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcment boatcrew, while on patrol, conducted a boarding of the 23-foot pleasure craft with five people aboard....

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Alligator Reef Lighthouse

Coast Guard rescues 3 from vessel taking on water near Alligator Reef Lighthouse
Two people abandon a vessel taking on water near Windley Island, Florida to swim toward a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew who were on scene to rescue them, Nov. 9, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Wilfredo Lugo MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a vessel taking on water in the vicinity of Alligator Reef Lighthouse, Saturday. A...

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices

Coast Guard, partner agency respond to unsafe boating practices
An intoxicated boater sits on the 16-foot vessel while a Coast Guard Station Islamorada 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement boatcrew, along with FWC agents arrived on scene with the vessel Saturday August, 24, 2019 to conduct a field sobriety test.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MIAMI — The Coast Guard, along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, responded to unsafe boating practices...

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon

Coast Guard interdicts 5 Cuban migrants 55 miles southwest of Marathon
A rustic vessel approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Station Islamorada 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew safely embarked the five Cuban adult males, destroyed the vessel as a hazard to navigation. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard interdicted five Cuban migrants Friday approximately 55 miles southwest of Marathon. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144...

Coast Guard rescues 3 southeast of Tavernier, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 3 southeast of Tavernier, Florida
Coast Guard Station Islamorada boatcrew members assist in dewatering a vessel, June 8, 2019, near Tavernier, Florida. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Curtis Gabbert. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three men who were taking on water Saturday aboard their 27-foot vessel, Sailfish, approximately 9 miles southeast of Tavernier. Coast Guard Station Islamorada watchstanders received...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue boater between Cozumel and Tampa
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircraft file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for an overdue boater who was reported missing during transit from Cozumel, Mexico to Tampa, Florida. Missing is Grant Neie, 74. On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District command center watchstanders received a report from Neie’s wife stating he was aboard the 38-foot sailing vessel, Nai’a,...