Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa Bay

Coast Guard halts illegal charter near Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew, and Coast Guard Investigative Officers board a suspected illegal charter boat near Maximo Marina, St. Petersburg, Florida, July 16, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter Thursday near Maximo Marina in St. Petersburg. A...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Davis Islands

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Davis Islands
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew, terminate the voyage of a 29-foot uninspected passenger vessel near Davis Island, Florida June 4, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter near Davis Islands, Florida Thursday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat–Small law enforcement crew, along with Coast Guard Investigating...

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Demens Landing Park

Coast Guard terminates illegal charter near Demens Landing Park
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boarding team board intercepts an illegal charter near Demens Landing Park, May 9, 2020.  (Coast Guard courtesy photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter Saturday near Demens Landing Park. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small law enforcement crew terminated the voyage of a 21-foot uninspected passenger...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 4 in Tampa Bay
Four survivors arrive at Maximo Park Boat Ramp in St. Petersburg, Florida, April 22, 2020.  Courtesy photo from Station St. Petersburg. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued four boaters from an overturned 16-foot vessel in Tampa Bay, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew picked up the four people from the good Samaritan...

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast

Coast Guard oversees medevacs from cruise ships along Florida Coast
Coast Guard Station Miami Beach 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo MIAMI — The Coast Guard coordinated three at-sea cruise ship medevacs within the Miami and St. Petersburg areas of responsibility Saturday and Sunday. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders oversaw the medevac of one Celebrity Infinity crew member with COVID-19 like symptoms. The cruise ship’s small boat tender transported...

Coast Guard halts illegal charters near Hula Bay

Coast Guard halts illegal charters near Hula Bay
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg Law Enforcement boat crew conducted the boarding of a 26-foot pleasure craft with 12 people aboard operating as an illegal charter March 12, 2020 near Hula Bay, Florida. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station St. Petersburg) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated an illegal charter Thursday near Hula Bay. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot...

Coast Guard halts two illegal charters near Tampa Bay

Coast Guard halts two illegal charters near Tampa Bay
A Coast Guard Station Saint Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-medium law enforcement crew, along with Coast Guard investigating officers terminate the voyage of a 50-foot uninspected passenger vessel with eight passengers for hire March 9, 2020 near Treasure Island, Florida.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard terminated two illegal charters Saturday and Monday near...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Tampa

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Tampa
Crew members from Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg respond to a boat fire close to Gandy Bridge in Tampa, Florida January 25, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) TAMPA, Fla — The Coast Guard responded to a boat fire near Gandy Bridge in Tampa Saturday. Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew members arrived first to the scene and used dewatering pumps to put out the fire. Coast...

Coast Guard medevacs man from tug in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard medevacs man from tug in Tampa Bay
A Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevacs a man from the 142-foot tug ATV Legend in Tampa Bay, Florida, Nov. 27, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Steven Shaw ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a tug in Tampa Bay, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a 53 year-old man from...