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...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
USCG file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a 73-year old missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key on Thursday. Missing is Jacqueline Dunmire. After searching 2,119 square-nautical miles for over 106 hours, officials were unable to locate Dunmire who was reported missing Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jon-Paul Rios KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue searching for a 73-year-old female diver who was reported missing approximately seven miles south of Summerland Key on Tuesday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 12:30 p.m. Tuesday from the woman’s...

Coast Guard searching for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key

Coast Guard searching for missing diver 7 miles south of Summerland Key
Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for a missing 73-year-old female diver Tuesday approximately seven miles south of Summerland Key. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 12:30 p.m. from the woman’s husband aboard the vessel, Mai...

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,...