Coast Guard rescues man and dog from vessel in St. Mary’s Channel

Coast Guard rescues man and dog from vessel in St. Mary’s Channel
A Coast Guard Station Mayport 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew tows a 44-foot yacht Joanie II in the St. Mary’s Channel, Georgia, Jan. 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a man and his dog from his 44-foot yacht, Joanie II, Friday, after it became disabled in St. Mary’s Channel, Georgia. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on St. Johns River

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter on St. Johns River
A Coast Guard Station Mayport crew terminates the voyage of the 53-foot vessel Dream Chaser, Oct. 31, 2021 on the St. Johns River. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter of the 53-foot vessel Dream Chaser, Saturday, on the St. Johns River. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small Law Enforcement team conducted a boarding...

Coast Guard urges safe boating during Columbus Day weekend

Coast Guard urges safe boating during Columbus Day weekend
Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Mullis, a coxswain from Coast Guard Station Mayport, Fla., connects an engine cut-off switch in Mayport.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Vincent Moreno) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard urges boaters to take extra precautions while out on the water for Columbus Day weekend. Coast Guard boat crews, along with local and state law enforcement...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search, Tuesday, for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Diving equipment matching the description of Obi was located by a diver Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m. about 250...

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard search crews are looking for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit and Jacksonville Fire department officers are conducting side-scan sonar scans of the seafloor. Florida Fish and Wildlife officers are searching...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Buckman Bridge

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Buckman Bridge
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Michelli JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search Friday for a man who went missing after reportedly falling overboard a 30-foot fishing vessel near Buckman Bridge south of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Thursday. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office received a report at 7:57 a.m. of...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man near Buckman Bridge

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man near Buckman Bridge
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly went missing after falling overboard on a 30-foot commercial fishing vessel near Buckman Bridge south of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Thursday. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office received a report from an off-duty police...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man near Blount Island
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a man who went missing after falling overboard near Blount Island, Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received notification at approximately 3 a.m., Sunday from the Tugboat Pop stating a 42-year-old man...

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River

Coast Guard rescues 2 men from vessel taking on water on St John’s River
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued two men from a vessel taking on water on the St. John’s River near Fort Caroline, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small (RB-S) crew arrived on scene and removed the two men from the vessel taking on water. The RB-S...