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...

Coast Guard, Navy, Brazilian navy participate in WWII memorial ceremony

Coast Guard, Navy, Brazilian navy participate in WWII memorial ceremony
Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton crew participates in a wreath-laying ceremony Nov. 15, 2020, near the last known location of the R12 submarine (SS 89) accident. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Ensign Maya Gause) MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Charles Sexton, the coastal patrol ship USS Zephyr and the Brazilian training ship Brasil held a memorial wreath-laying ceremony at sea Sunday, in honor of the...

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults, 4 children, 1 dog from water in Georgia

Coast Guard rescues 4 adults, 4 children, 1 dog from water in Georgia
A 30-foot sailboat is disabled and pushed against the north jetty rocks in St. Mary’s Inlet, Georgia, Sunday. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued eight people and a dog from the water Sunday after their sailing vessel hit the north jetty in St. Mary’s Inlet, Georgia. The survivors were transported to Dee Dee Boat Ramp in Fernandina Beach, Florida where...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people south of St. John’s River Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 3 people south of St. John's River Inlet
U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued three people 1 mile south of St. John’s River Inlet, October 31, 2020, Jacksonville, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard Photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard crews rescued three people after their personal watercraft was pulled out offshore 1 mile south of St. John’s River Inlet, Saturday. A Jacksonville County Sheriffs’ helicopter crew arrived on scene first...

Coast Guard responds to cargo ship fire near Blount Island

Coast Guard responds to cargo ship fire near Blount Island
Coast Guard Station Mayport and partner agencies respond to fire on board the M/V Hoegh Xiamen, a 600-foot vehicle carrier, at Blount Island in Jacksonville, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jessica Maldonado Gonzalez) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are responding to fire on board a cargo ship at Blount Island. All 21 crew members have been...

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters on Cumberland Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 overdue boaters on Cumberland Island
29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three overdue boaters on Cumberland Island, Friday. A Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew located the three overdue boaters, at 1:36 a.m., on Cumberland Island and transported them to Fernandina boat ramp where EMS was waiting. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received...