Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater near Sanibel Island

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended its active search at approximately 4 p.m., Friday, for a missing 58-year-old male who disappeared while possibly boating off Sarasota, Fla., late Monday evening.

Coast Guard search continues for missing boater near Sanibel Island

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard is continuing their search for a missing 58-year-old male boater west of Sanibel Island, Fla., Wednesday.

Coast Guard Cutter Marlin to hold change-of-command

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. – A change-of-command ceremony is scheduled for the Coast Guard Cutter Marlin at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 9 at Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach.

Cutter Alligator returns home from Deepwater Horizon oil spill operations

by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nick Ameen ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It’s moments before dawn June 14, 2010. There’s a voice over the speaker system: “Now, there will be a navigational brief on the bridge in one-five minutes.” The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Alligator is heading home. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Cutter Marlin rescues man from aground vessel near Johns Pass

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued a man from a 34-foot speed boat after it ran aground on Eleanor Island, in Johns Pass, Fla., Saturday at 8:45 p.m.

Coast Guard ends search for 5 people in downed aircraft

PORT RICHEY, Fla. – Based on the catastrophic nature of the crash, the Coast Guard ended its search efforts at 3 p.m. Thursday for five people aboard an aircraft that crashed in the Gulf of Mexico around 3 p.m.Wednesday, 20-miles west of Port Richey.

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 men in Gulf

YANKEETOWN, Fla. – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two men 20-miles southwest of Yankeetown, at 5:40 p.m., Tuesday, pending further developments.

Coast Guard continues search for 2 in Gulf of Mexico

YANKEETOWN, Fla. – The Coast Guard is continuing the search for two people in the water after a private aircraft crashed into the Gulf of Mexico at about 6:45 p.m. Sunday, 20-miles southwest of Yankeetown.

Coast Guard Cutter Marlin change of command Thursday

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (D7 Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard Cutter Marlin, homeported in Fort Myers Beach,will host a change of command ceremony at 10 a.m. Thursday, at Coast Guard Station Fort Myers Beach, located at 719 San Carlos Drive, in Fort Myers Beach. Capt. Joseph A. Servidio, commander of Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., will preside over the ceremony as Lt.j.g. Jeffery D....