Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Anclote Key

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Anclote Key
Coast Guard Cutter Crocodile file photo by PA3 Rob Simpson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing diver seven miles offshore of Anclote Key, Florida. Missing is 42-year-old Eddie Brunt III. Coast Guard crews searched approximately 43 hours covering 1,685 square miles, an area roughly the size of Rhode Island. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders were...

Coast Guard responds to a capsized vessel northwest of Anclote Key

Coast Guard responds to a capsized vessel northwest of Anclote Key
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key boat crew navigates near the capsized 20-foot center console vessel, Aug. 22, 2020. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard along with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 20-foot capsized vessel with five people aboard 15 miles northwest of Anclote Key, Saturday. A Pasco County Sheriff’s Office marine vessel and crew arrived on scene and safely rescued...

Coast Guard medevacs man from island near Sand Key

Coast Guard medevacs man from island near Sand Key
A Coast Guard boatcrew transports a 48-year-old man from the response boat to Station Sand Key, Florida, Saturday, July 18, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) SAND KEY, Fla. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 48-year-old man with a reported leg injury from One Tree Island near Sand Key, Saturday. At 3:50 p.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a report from a good Samaritan stating...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water west of Clearwater

Coast Guard rescues man after boat takes on water west of Clearwater
A Coast Guard boatcrew from Station Sand Key, Florida, escorts a 26-foot boat after it took on water 13 miles west of Clearwater, Tuesday, July 14, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 48 year old boater Tuesday after his 26-foot boat started taking on water 13 miles west of Clearwater, Florida. Rescued was North Redington Beach native, Mike Demarinis, 48. A...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Clearwater Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Clearwater Beach
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard Station Sand Key 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew rescued three boaters from an overturned 8-foot vessel near Clearwater Beach, Thursday. The Station Sand Key boat crew transported the survivors to Seminole Boat Ramp without any medical injuries or concerns. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man 40 miles west of Hernando Beach

Coast Guard medevacs man 40 miles west of Hernando Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a recreational vessel 40 miles west of Hernando Beach, Florida Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew responded to the call and safely transported the man to Tampa General Hospital. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a VHF marine...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned vessel off Clearwater, Florida

Coast Guard rescues 2 from overturned vessel off Clearwater, Florida
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew recovers a man and woman from an overturned 24-foot vessel 14 miles off Clearwater, Florida March 21, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from an overturned 24-foot vessel 14 miles off Clearwater, Saturday. A Coast Guard Station Sand Key 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew...

Coast Guard, partner agencies locate overdue man in Port Richey

Coast Guard, partner agencies locate overdue man in Port Richey
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael De Nyse ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard and partner agencies located a missing man in Port Richey, Wednesday. Cole Torrent, 28, was located by a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office Marine Unit after he was reported overdue on a jet ski Tuesday by his friend. He was transported to Nick’s...

Coast Guard assists 3 near Clearwater, Florida

Coast Guard assists 3 near Clearwater, Florida
A Coast Guard Station Sand Key 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew assisted three people on a vessel taking on water 15 miles west of Clearwater, Florida, Oct. 12, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Fireman Patrick Brown) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard assisted three people on a vessel taking on water 15 miles west of Clearwater, Florida, Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Station Sand Key 45-foot...