Coast Guard ends search for missing mariner off Venice

Coast Guard ends search for missing mariner off Venice
Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Lauren Jorgensen. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard ended their search for a 69-year-old man who was reported missing 46 miles offshore Venice, Florida,Wednesday. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew recovered Ricky Baker after searching approximately 100 square miles for 14 hours. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel 90 miles east of Savannah
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photoCHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevacked a 35-year-old man Friday 90 miles east of Savannah, Georgia. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 12:30 p.m. via VHF Channel 16 from the 45-foot fishing vessel High Voltage stating a crewmember was suffering from abdominal pain. A Coast Guard Air...