Coast Guard conducts 2 medevacs in Key West

Coast Guard conducts 2 medevacs in Key West
A Coast Guard Station Key West boat crew embarks a 50-year-old man who reportedly suffered from chest pains approximately 15 miles northwest of Marquesas, Florida, July 2, 2020. (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people in separate medevacs in Key West, Wednesday and Thursday. A Coast Guard Station Key West 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water crew medevaced a...

Coast Guard medevacs woman with leg injury near Mud Key

Coast Guard medevacs woman with leg injury near Mud Key
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevaced a woman with a leg injury from a 13-foot pleasure craft Sunday evening near Mud Key, Florida. A Coast Guard Station Key West 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew safely transferred the woman to awaiting emergency medical services in Sunset Key and taken to Lower Keys Medical...

Coast Guard medevacs 31-year-old man 155 miles southwest of Key West

Coast Guard medevacs 31-year-old man 155 miles southwest of Key West
A Coast Guard small boat crew approaches the 820-foot motor tanker, Philotimos, approximately 155 miles southwest of Key West, Thursday.  (Coast Guard Photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. crew medevaced a 31-year-old Filipino man from the 820-foot motor tanker, Philotimos, approximately 155 miles southwest of Key West, Thursday. The Charles David Jr. crew arrived to the...

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park

Coast Guard medevacs 70-year-old man near Dry Tortugas National Park
Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Melissa Leake KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 70-year-old man from his 42-foot motor vessel, Indigo Falcon, Monday near Dry Tortugas National Park. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a medevac request from the man claiming he’d been experiencing chest pains for the past two days. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Mallory Square

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Mallory Square
KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 33-foot pleasure craft with seven people aboard in the vicinity of Mallory Square, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Key West 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement boatcrew boarding team conducted the boarding of a pleasure craft and discovered the following violations: Violation of 46 C.F.R. 15.605 for failure to have an uninspected...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for John Gyurtsak, 74, from Big Pine Key after he was reported overdue, Tuesday. Gyurtsak was last seen in his 34-foot pleasure craft, Thermocline, departing from Big Pine Key, Monday prior to 2 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard interdicts 27 Cuban migrants 5 miles south of Key West

Coast Guard interdicts 27 Cuban migrants 5 miles south of Key West
A Coast Guard Station Key West 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew interdicts an 18-foot migrant chug with 27 Cuban migrants, 22 males, four females and one child, aboard  Saturday, July 27, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photos by Petty Officer 3rd Class Daniel McCravy MIAMI — The Coast Guard interdicted 27 Cuban migrants Saturday approximately 5 miles south of Key West. A Coast Guard Station Key West...

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season

Coast Guard urges the public to follow fishing regulations during spiny lobster season
A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officer measures lobsters during a vessel examination. Coast Guard file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Ameen. MIAMI — The Coast Guard along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission urges the public to stay safe and follow fishing regulations during the spiny lobster season, which occurs July 24-25. Starting Tuesday, FWC...

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for BUI after allision near Fleming Key

Coast Guard terminates vessel voyage for BUI after allision near Fleming Key
Garrison Bight Channel Light #3 structure is damaged after receiving an impact from a 20-foot center console.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard terminated the voyage of a 20-foot vessel with eight people aboard for boating under the influence after it allided with a navigation light near Fleming Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received notification from...