Coast Guard assists 1 woman, 2 dogs on sailing vessel near Shell Key

Coast Guard assists 1 woman, 2 dogs on sailing vessel near Shell Key
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg crews towed a 32-foot sailing vessel Saturday that was taking on water with one woman and two dogs aboard near Shell Key. A Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II crew transferred the sailing vessel to an awaiting Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 mariners in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 4 mariners in Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew rescued four mariners from an overturned vessel under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Nov. 20, 2020.  (Courtesy photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four mariners from an overturned vessel under the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Friday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew arrived...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Egmont Key

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Egmont Key
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew medevac a 40-year-old woman, experiencing back pain with shortness of breath, after a fall on a 32-foot passenger vessel nine miles off Egmont Key, Florida, Nov. 20, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 40-year-old woman, experiencing back pain with shortness of breath, after a fall on a 32-foot passenger...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 6 mariners in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue 6 mariners in Tampa Bay
Coast Guard Stations Cortez and St. Petersburg rescue six people from a capsizing recreational vessel near the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay, Oct. 17, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued six people from a capsizing recreational vessel near the Skyway Bridge in Tampa Bay Saturday. Coast Guard Stations Cortez and St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat — Medium...

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel near Delta Cut, Tampa

Coast Guard rescues 7 from capsized vessel near Delta Cut, Tampa
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat -Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rob Lester ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued seven people from a capsized 20-foot vessel half a mile east off Delta Cut, Sunday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat—Medium arrived on scene and embarked the seven people in distress and safely transferred the survivors to Port Manatee...

Coast Guard rescues person from water near Tampa Bay

Coast Guard rescues person from water near Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St.Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew rescues a person from the water near Tampa, Florida Sept. 11, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued a person from the water in Tampa Bay Friday. A Coast Guard Station St.Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat—Small II boat crew found and removed from the water a boat operator 150 yards...

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire near Egmont Key

Coast Guard, local agencies respond to vessel fire near Egmont Key
A West Manatee County Fire Department marine unit crew extinguish the fire on a commercial barge Aug. 20, 2020, after a good Samaritan reported the incident. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a vessel fire near Egmont Key, Sunday. Coast Guard, West Manatee County Fire Department, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office and commercial salvage crew...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa, Florida

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boat crew conduct a safety boarding aboard a 27-foot boat Aug. 31, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Erik Villa Rodriguez) PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Tampa, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boat crew, along with Coast Guard Investigating Officers...

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tierra Verde

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tierra Verde
A Coast Guard investigating officer terminates the voyage of a 47-foot boat deemed to be operating as an illegal uninspected passenger vessel with 10 passengers in Tierra Verde, Florida Aug. 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Tierra Verde Saturday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat–Small II boat...