Coast Guard assists snorkeler in distress near Sombrero Reef

Coast Guard assists snorkeler in distress near Sombrero Reef
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST — The Coast Guard assisted a 45-year-old woman reportedly suffering from chest pains while snorkeling Wednesday near Sombrero Reef. Rescued was Amanda Clark, 45. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification from the dive vessel, Spirit, over VHF-FM radio channel 16 stating Clark was suffering from chest...

Coast Guard rescues 49-year-old from sailing vessel 6 miles east off Boot Harbor

Coast Guard rescues 49-year-old from sailing vessel 6 miles east off Boot Harbor
Emergency Medical Services technicians prepare to receive the rescued 49-year-old female rescued by U.S. Coast Guard Station Marathon. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 49-year-old woman Monday approximately 6 miles east of Boot Key Harbor. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call over VHF-FM radio channel 16 from the sailing vessel Wandering Spirit...

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Boot Key Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs woman near Boot Key Harbor
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 46-year-old woman Thursday in the vicinity of Boot Key Harbor. Coast Guard Station Marathon watchstanders received a call over VHF-FM channel 16 radio from a good Samaritan reporting a female aboard a pleasure craft in the vicinity of Boot Key Harbor was suffering from shoulder and back...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 missing divers near Duck Key

MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two divers near Duck Key, Tuesday. Rescued were Rich Warner, 68, and Dustin Warner, 32, from Indiana. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call from Rich’s wife at approximately 6:40 p.m., stating he was expected back at 1 p.m., that day and had not been in contact with him. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Station Marathon...

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba

Coast Guard repatriates 17 migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo MIAMI — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter William Trump repatriated 17 migrants Monday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West command center received a report from a good Samaritan Friday of a rustic vessel with 15 people aboard. The watchstanders diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans, a Coast Guard...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 people 2 miles south of Marathon

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 people 2 miles south of Marathon
Two members from Coast Guard Station Marathon help dewater a 20-foot rental vessel Monday, July 30, 2018 after it began taking on water 2 miles south of Marathon. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Brandon Hunt MIAMI — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued two people Monday from a 19-foot pleasure craft taking on water 2 miles south of Marathon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West...

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 woman found safe ashore near Marathon

Coast Guard suspends search after 2 woman found safe ashore near Marathon
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard, along with local authorities confirmed two women were found safe ashore Tuesday near Marathon. Two women contacted Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders, stating they were safe and with friends. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 2:30 a.m., from Chris...

Coast Guard searching for 2 women in Boot Key Harbor Near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard searching for 2 women in Boot Key Harbor Near Marathon, Fla.
Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard along with Monroe County Sheriff’s Office are searching for two women Tuesday who went into the water in Boot Key Harbor near Marathon. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a call at approximately 2:30 am., from Chris Hambrock reporting he was on a small row boat with two...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 2 from water near Marathon, Fla.
A Coast Guard Station Marathon crew rescue a boater after their vessel turned over near Marathon, Florida.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard along with a good Samaritan rescued two people from the water Monday after their vessel capsized approximately three miles north of Marathon. Rescued were Calvin Kuo, 58, and Phil McCloud, 68, both from Chicago. Coast Guard...