Coast Guard rescues 3 people from disabled vessel near Fort Pierce

Coast Guard rescues 3 people from disabled vessel near Fort Pierce
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered file photo. MIAMI — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a disabled boat approximately 34 miles east of Fort Pierce, Monday. At approximately 11:30 a.m. the crew of a passing freighter notified Coast Guard Sector Miami watchstanders of a disabled 40-foot sailing vessel with three people aboard near Fort Pierce Inlet. Watchstanders diverted the Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard rescues 70-year-old man from disabled sailing vessel near Dry Tortuga

MIAMI — The Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma rescued a 70-year-old man from a disabled sailing vessel, Wednesday, approximately 190 miles west of Key West, Fla. The crew of the Tahoma received a late-night notification of a vessel in distress more than 250 miles from its location. The Coast Guard launched an HC-130 fixed-wing aircraft from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla., which monitored the...