Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes 20 miles west of Spring Hill

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes 20 miles west of Spring Hill
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— The Coast Guard rescued a man Thursday after his boat capsized approximately 20 miles west of Spring Hill. Rescued was Walker Wesley, 59, from Spring Hill, Florida. The man was transported to Hernando Beach boat ramp where local EMS met him and was released in good...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. The missing person was recovered by Citrus County Sheriff and identified by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification...

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida

Coast Guard searching for missing person in Crystal River, Florida
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing paddle boarder in Crystal River, Monday. At approximately 1:00 a.m., Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received notification from Citrus County Sheriff of a 43-year-old male paddle boarder, dressed as “Captain Jack Sparrow,” who left Hunter Springs Park Saturday evening...

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Homosassa

Coast Guard rescues 4 after boat capsizes near Homosassa
A 26-foot boat sits capsized 26-miles west of Homosassa, Florida, Saturday, March 30, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Levi G. Mcfarland) CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued four people Saturday after their 26-foot boat capsized 35 miles west of Homosassa. Rescued were Inverness natives Brittany Thompson, 34, and Brian Thompson, 35. Also rescued were Joanna Fraser, 42, and Lincoln...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from a capsized boat 4 miles west of Crystal River

Coast Guard rescues 3 from a capsized boat 4 miles west of Crystal River
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued three boaters Thursday who capsized 4 miles west of Crystal River. While searching for a 71-year-old missing boater, a Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 27-foot Utility Boat-Medium (UT-M) from Coast Guard Station Yankeetown observed a flare Thursday...

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 prepares for Hurricane Michael, closes ports

Coast Guard prepares for Hurricane Michael, closes ports
Coast Guard Station Yankeetown crew member Seaman Nicholas Feder hands a sand bag to Fireman Richard Tzoumas-White at the station in preparation for Hurricane Michael, Monday, Oct. 8, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Michael Clark.) YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard set port condition Zulu for northern Florida Gulf Coast ports, Tuesday, and continues to prepare for impacts of Hurricane...

Coast Guard searching for two missing boaters near Pine Island

Coast Guard searching for two missing boaters near Pine Island
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo YANKEETOWN, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching Saturday for two missing boaters near Pine Island, Hernando County. Missing are James Hansen, 29, from Weeki Wachee, and Tyler Gomez, 27. At 8:30 a.m. Saturday Coast Guard Station Yankeetown watchstanders received a call from James Hansen’s finance, Jessica Honovik, reporting...

Coast Guard finds missing boater 35 miles west of Cedar Key

Coast Guard finds missing boater 35 miles west of Cedar Key
Coast Guard V-130 Hercules aircraft file photo CEDAR KEY, Fla. — The Coast Guard located a missing 53-year-old woman aboard her 22-foot boat 35 miles west of Cedar Key, Tuesday. Rescued was Doreen Bauer, 53. At 7:41 p.m. Monday, Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a call from Oliver Bauer, stating his wife left Cedar Key Marina aboard a 22-foot pontoon boat and had not returned....