Coast Guard medevacs a fisherman 43 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs a fisherman 43 miles northwest of Key West
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 42-year-old man from a fishing vessel approximately 43 miles northwest of Key West. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call via VHF-FM channel 16 at approximately 1:20 a.m., from the 67-foot fishing vessel, Fortuna stating a crewmember was reportedly experiencing chest pains and difficulty...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from a capsized vessel south of Sugarloaf Key

Coast Guard rescues 3 from a capsized vessel south of Sugarloaf Key
Coast Guard Station Key West  rescued three people after their boat capsized. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three people Wednesday from the water approximately 6 miles south of Sugarloaf Key. Rescued were Sean Johnson, 49, Craig Zetwick, 54, and Ken Kuhfuss, 47. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Key West received a report via VHF-FM radio channel 16 from a crewmember stating their 30-foot...

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cuban migrants

Coast Guard repatriates 36 Cuban migrants
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter William Trump (WPC-1111) crew repatriated 36 Cuban migrants Sunday to Cabañas, Cuba. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders received a report of a possible migrant vessel heading northbound approximately 23 miles north of Havana, Cuba. Watchstanders diverted the Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton (WPC-1108) crew and launched...

Coast Guard, FWC end search for overdue boater south of Stock Island

Coast Guard, FWC end search for overdue boater south of Stock Island
Coast Guard HC-144 Ocean Sentry file photo by Aux. Michael Dubin MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ended their search Saturday for an overdue boater south of Stock Island. Missing was Raymond Robins, 65. A Coast Guard Air Station Miami HC-144 Ocean Sentry airplane crew found Robins and directed in an Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and a...

Coast Guard, FWC searching for overdue boater 6 miles south of Stock Island

Coast Guard, FWC searching for overdue boater 6 miles south of Stock Island
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for an overdue boater Saturday 6 miles south of Stock Island. Overdue is Raymond Robins, 65. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a call from FWC at 9:50 p.m., Friday stating a 24-foot pleasure craft with one person aboard was overdue....

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West

Coast Guard responds to diesel spill approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West
The fishing vessel, San Diego aground and discharging diesel in the Northwest Channel Jetty approximately 7 miles northwest of Key West, Oct. 2, 2018. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West launched a Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew who arrived on scene, embarked the four people that were aboard the vessel and determined the hull was breached causing pollution...

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island

Coast Guard medevacs 53-year-old man near Stock Island
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft—Law Enforcement file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a 53-year-old man suffering from chest pains aboard an 80-foot shrimping vessel 1 mile south of Stock Island, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a distress call from the crew of the shrimping vessel via VHF-FM radio channel 16 at approximately 11 a.m. Watchstanders diverted...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 in sinking vessel near Key West

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 in sinking vessel near Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan assisted five boaters Friday after their boat began taking on water approximately 44 miles north of Key West. Coast Guard Sector Key West Command Center watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan at approximately 9:20 a.m., stating that a motor vessel with five people aboard...

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 28 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew, a Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo boatcrew, and a Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations marine unit intercept a 26-foot rustic vessel in the Florida Straits Tuesday, July 17, 2018 with 28 Cuban migrants aboard. U.S. Coast Guard photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo crew repatriated 28...