Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL

Coast Guard rescues 6 from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, FL
Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) (Coast Guard file photo) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered four adults and two children from Disappearing Island and safely transferred...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral

Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing boater 80 miles east of Cape Canaveral, Friday. The Coast Guard suspended its search after searching more than 3,996 square miles. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville received a report from the Coast Guard 7th District of an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon alert at 2:45 a.m.,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Disappearing Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 people from the water near Disappearing Island
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from the water near Disappearing Island in New Smyrna, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered both people from the water and safely transferred them to awaiting EMS at Station Ponce where they were transported...

Coast Guard rescues 65-year-old man from water near Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 65-year-old man from water near Ponce Inlet
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 65-year-old man from the water near Ponce Inlet, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered the man from the water and safely transported him to Station Ponce in good condition. At approximately 1:30 p.m., as they...

Coast Guard prepares assets for Hurricane Dorian

Coast Guard prepares assets for Hurricane Dorian
Coast Guard crews moor response boats from Stations Mayport, Ponce De Leon Inlet, and Port Canaveral in Buckman Lock to prepare for Hurricane Dorian near Palatka, Florida, Sept. 2, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. MIAMI — Coast Guard personnel have prepared assets for Hurricane Dorian throughout Florida, Monday, in order to respond as needed. Crews from Coast Guard Stations Mayport, Port Canaveral,...

Coast Guard assists disabled, overdue vessel east of Port Canaveral

Coast Guard assists disabled, overdue vessel east of Port Canaveral
45-foot Response Boat – Medium (U.S. Coast Guard File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew S. Masaschi) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled and overdue vessel Saturday off the coast of Port Canaveral. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders were notified of an overdue 27-foot vessel with three people aboard participating in...

Coast Guard assists boaters after vessel fire 20 miles east of Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard assists boaters after vessel fire 20 miles east of Ponce Inlet
A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet boat crew assists three boaters May 4, 2019, after a vessel fire 20 miles east of Ponce Inlet, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Armando Rodriguez) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted three boaters Saturday after a vessel fire 20 miles east of Ponce Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center watchstanders received...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes, partially sinks in Mosquito Lagoon

Coast Guard rescues 3 after vessel capsizes, partially sinks in Mosquito Lagoon
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Saturday after their vessel capsized and partially sank in Mosquito Lagoon. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville watchstanders were notified after Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet received a call at 5:31 p.m. from the spouse of one of three people who were in need of assistance after...

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters stranded on Disappearing Island

Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters stranded on Disappearing Island
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters Sunday after their boat became stuck aground on Disappearing Island near Ponce Inlet. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville Command Center watchstanders received a call at 4:00 a.m. from the operator of a 19-foot pontoon boat stating he had been stranded for seven hours after beaching his boat and being unable to relaunch it. A Coast Guard Station...