Coast Guard medevacs man to Tierra Verde, Florida

Coast Guard medevacs man to Tierra Verde, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew medevaced a man 33 miles offshore from Fort DeSoto, Florida, Oct. 13, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— A Coast Guard crew medevaced a man 33 miles offshore from Fort DeSoto, Florida, Sunday morning. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat—Medium boatcrew transported the man experiencing...

Coast Guard rescue 2 from capsized canoe in Apollo Beach, Florida

Coast Guard rescue 2 from capsized canoe in Apollo Beach, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small II boatcrew rescued two people holding onto a capsized canoe in Bullfrog Creek near Apollo Beach, Florida. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Thomas Geary ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued two people from a capsized canoe in Bullfrog Creek near Apollo Beach, Florida, Wednesday morning. A Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard assists 5 near Tampa Bay Skyway Bridge

Coast Guard assists 5 near Tampa Bay Skyway Bridge
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew assisted five people on a vessel taking on water near the Tampa Bay Skyway Bridge Sept. 29, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Crowton.) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard assisted five people on a vessel taking on water near the Tampa Bay Skyway Bridge Sunday afternoon. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response...

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 fishermen 45 miles west of Egmont Key

Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 fishermen 45 miles west of Egmont Key
Coast Guard  45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony L. Soto. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – A good Samaritan rescued three fishermen Wednesday after their boat capsized approximately 45 miles west of Egmont Key. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew launched and once on scene embarked three people at about 9:45 p.m., from the good...

Coast Guard assist capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida

Coast Guard assist capsized USFSP sail students in St. Petersburg, Florida
A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg boatcrew tows four University of South Florida St. Petersburg students on two sailing vessels that were capsized in Bayboro Harbor St. Petersburg, Thursday, September 12, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Rebecka Hengstler. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard assisted multiple capsized and aground sail students from the University of...

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship in Tampa Bay

Coast Guard medevacs woman off cruise ship in Tampa Bay
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 75-year-old woman Saturday in Tampa Bay. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders received a call at 5:36 p.m. from medical personnel aboard the cruise ship Carnival Miracle stating a passenger was suffering from stroke like symptoms. A Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 45-foot...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 after plane crash in St. Petersburg

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue 4 after plane crash in St. Petersburg
Coast Guard Station St. Petersburg 29-foot Response Boat-Small file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued four people Wednesday after their plane crashed in the water near Albert Whitted Airport in St. Petersburg. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification at 12:35 p.m. from a crew member aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small from Coast...

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Vinoy Park, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues kite surfer near Vinoy Park, Fla.
Coast Guard Response Boat-Medium file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 42-year-old kite surfer Thursday in the entrance of the North Yacht Basin Anchorage near Vinoy Park. Rescued was Jason Chavez from Riverview. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received the call at 12:30 p.m. from good Samaritan stating there was a kitesurfer in distress near Vinoy Park. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 70 miles west of Anclote Key

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing boat 70 miles west of Anclote Key
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photoTARPON SPRINGS, Fla. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 49-year-old man Thursday from a fishing boat 70 miles north west of Anclote Key. Medevaced was Sean Haas, 49. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 at 9:25 a.m. from a crew member aboard the 25-foot fishing boat, Awesome Angler....