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,...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 5 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard rescues 5 from water 5 miles south of Key West
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from the aground 65-foot sailing vessel, Serenity, Thursday approximately 5 miles south of Key West. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a report from the crew via VHF radio channel 16 of five people who ran aground on Sand Key Reef. Watchstanders diverted...

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Fleming Key

Coast Guard rescues 2 near Fleming Key
33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water Friday in the vicinity of Fleming Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification from a good Samaritan stating two people were in the water and needed assistance. A Coast Guard 33 –foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman in the vicinity of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman in the vicinity of Key West
Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI—The Coast Guard medevaced a 38-year-old fisherman Saturday in the vicinity of Key West. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received a call from the 43-foot fishing vessel, Lucky Charm, stating a passenger was reportedly suffering from medical complications. A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

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....