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...

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver

Coast Guard medevacs unconscious diver
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard crew medevaced a 23-year-old male Saturday afternoon from Thompson Reef. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders were notified at 12:30 p.m. that a free diver was found by a friend to be unconscious and was conducting CPR. Watchstanders launched a Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60...

Coast Guard, partner agencies assists disabled, overdue vessel west of Caladesi Island

Coast Guard, partner agencies assists disabled, overdue vessel west of Caladesi Island
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted a disabled and overdue vessel Monday off the coast of Caladesi Island. Four children and four adults were assisted. FWC located four children and two adults on Caladesi Island. They were transported to Seminole boat ramp. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); At 9:37 p.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg...

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 3 from water 10 miles west of Clearwater Pass

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 3 from water 10 miles west of Clearwater Pass
U.S. Navy Research Vessel Sea Fighter (FSF 1) file photo by Mr. John F. Williams CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Navy rescued three people from the water Saturday after their vessel began taking on water 10 miles west of Clearwater Pass. At 12:15 p.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a 911 relay of a vessel taking on water with three people aboard. Watchstanders issued...

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes in Clearwater Pass

Coast Guard rescues 3 after boat capsizes in Clearwater Pass
The U.S. Coast Guard rescued three boaters whose vessel sank in Longboat Pass, Florida, April 20, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Sand Key) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Saturday after their 25-foot boat capsized in Clearwater Pass. Rescued were Zephyr Humphries, James Hutton and Leanne Hutton. At 3:30 p.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders...

Coast Guard searching for 71-year-old man southwest Crystal River

Coast Guard searching for 71-year-old man southwest Crystal River
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael De Nyse CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search Thursday for a 71-year-old man 30 miles southwest Crystal River. Missing is Ernest Bishop, from Crystal River. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center received a 911 relay at 10:20 p.m. Wednesday from...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 2 kayakers near Memorial Causeway in Clearwater

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 2 kayakers near Memorial Causeway in Clearwater
Coast Guard 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicole J. Groll CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard, and partner agencies rescued two kayakers Thursday who were beset by weather near the Memorial Causeway in Clearwater. At 5:57 p.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a call from a good Samaritan on shore reporting multiple distressed...

Coast Guard assists boater, dog near Dunedin Marina

Coast Guard assists boater, dog near Dunedin Marina
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium File Photo DUNEDIN, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted a boater and his dog from a sailboat beset by weather Thursday near the Dunedin Marina. Assisted was Skyler Bliss, from Dunedin. At 5:13 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg Command Center watchstanders received a report from Bliss stating his two sailboats, that were tied together, were beset by weather,...

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 30 miles west of Hudson

Coast Guard continues search for missing diver 30 miles west of Hudson
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard continues to search for a missing 57-year-old diver 30 miles west of Hudson. Missing is Terry Hayes, last seen wearing a black wet suit and silver oxygen tank. Rescued was Michael Pavlich, 34. At 4:05 p.m. Wednesday, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watch standers received a call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel...