Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach

Coast Guard rescues 17 people from disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bernard Webber file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Kelley. MIAMI — The Coast Guard and Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) rescued 17 people Saturday from a disabled vessel 17 miles east of Juno Beach, which was also reported overdue from the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a notification from the Coast Guard Liaison Office...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off Big Island

Coast Guard suspends search for missing person off Big Island
Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point HC-130 Hercules aircraft file photo. HONOLULU — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Is-land near Honokaa, Sunday. “We extend our condolences to his friends and loved ones during this trying time,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Casey Connors, a Coast Guard Sector Honolulu watchstander. “Working with...

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island

Coast Guard searching for missing person off Big Island
Coast Guard Cutter Ahi file photo HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and Hawaii County Fire Department are searching for a missing 40-year-old man off the coast of the Big Island near Honokaa, Thursday. “The man was last seen wearing a red long-sleeve shirt with camouflage pants and a black backpack. He was with a friend harvesting Opihi,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Alvin Seguin, a Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 overdue boaters who departed from Key Largo
Coast Guard Cutter William Trump file photo KEY WEST, Fla. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Wednesday. Rescued was Adnan J. Diaz, 31. Missing are Luis Rivas Engrova, 38, and Ylianet Ibañez, 26. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Coast Guard and partner agencies searched...

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel

Coast Guard searching for 2, good Samaritan rescues 1 from overdue vessel
Coast Guard Cutter Cochito file photo by Joseph P. Cirone, USCGAUX MIAMI — The Coast Guard is searching for two missing boaters along the southeastern coast of Florida, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification Sunday at 3:53 p.m., from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reporting a potential overdue 23-foot Blue Proline vessel with three people aboard....

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for 74-year-old man near Big Pine Key
Coast Guard 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft-Law Enforcement file photo by PA2 Adam Eggers. KEY WEST, Fla. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies are searching for John Gyurtsak, 74, from Big Pine Key after he was reported overdue, Tuesday. Gyurtsak was last seen in his 34-foot pleasure craft, Thermocline, departing from Big Pine Key, Monday prior to 2 p.m. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for overdue vessel

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for overdue vessel
A Coast Guard Air Station Miami MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo KEY WEST — The Coast Guard along with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are searching for an overdue boater, Wednesday. Missing is, Lance Hartkopp, 56. Coast Guard Sector Key West watchstanders received a notification from a concerned family member stating that a 20-foot Cuddy Cabin vessel with a 58-year old male...

Coast Guard to repatriate remains of World War II service member

Coast Guard to repatriate remains of World War II service member
Honolulu — The Coast Guard will hold a repatriation ceremony for Lt. Thomas Crotty at Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point on Friday, Oct. 31, 2019. Crotty is the last known, recoverable, fallen Coast Guard service member from World War II. His remains were recently identified by the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) and will be brought back to Crotty’s hometown of Buffalo, New York, for...

Coast Guard rescues boater off Kahoolawe

Coast Guard rescues boater off Kahoolawe
A Coast Guard Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew with a rescued boater arrive safely at Coast Guard Station Maui, Oct. 27, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Shaun Farroll) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard rescued a 75-year-old boater who abandoned ship after his sailing vessel began taking on water 500 yards off Kahoolawe, Sunday. “We are always happy at the end of...