Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Coast Guard searching for missing mariner 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Virginia
Coast Guard Cutter Vigorous file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class NyxoLyno Cangemi PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing mariner who entered the water with two other people 529 miles east of Virginia Beach, Wednesday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard’s 5th District command center received a report at 4:00 a.m. that motor vessel Stena Progress had diverted from its course...

Coast Guard rescues 3, searching for missing boater 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach

Coast Guard rescues 3, searching for missing boater 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 file photo FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla.— The Coast Guard is searching for a 63-year-old man in the Gulf of Mexico after a fishing boat sank 70 miles south west of Fort Myers Beach. At 3:59 a.m. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg watchstanders received a distress call via VHF-FM marine band radio channel 16 from James Beeman, the captain aboard the 37-foot commercial...