Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver off Mayport
Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ryan Dickinson JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard suspended the search, Tuesday, for Timothy Obi, a 37-year-old male diver who went missing Saturday approximately 46 miles east of Mayport. Diving equipment matching the description of Obi was located by a diver Tuesday at approximately 1 p.m. about 250...

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man near Buckman Bridge

Coast Guard, partner agencies searching for man near Buckman Bridge
Coast Guard Station Mayport 29-foot Response Boat-Small II file photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Barry Bena JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is searching for a man who reportedly went missing after falling overboard on a 30-foot commercial fishing vessel near Buckman Bridge south of Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Thursday. Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office received a report from an off-duty police...

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Jacksonville

Coast Guard to establish safety zone for Blue Angels Airshow in Jacksonville
Safety zone on the waters of the St. Johns River in the vicinity of Naval Air Station Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to establish a safety zone Friday on the waters of the St. Johns River in the vicinity of Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville during the Blue Angels Airshow. The safety zone, approximately one square mile, is scheduled to begin Friday at 8 a.m. until...

Coast Guard suspends search for El Faro crew after 7-day search

Coast Guard suspends search for El Faro crew after 7-day search
MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended the search for possible survivors from the cargo ship El Faro, which is believed to have sunk during Hurricane Joaquin,  at sunset Wednesday, Coast Guard, Navy, Air Force, Air National Guard and tugboat crews searched more than 183,000 square nautical miles off the Bahamian coast in a joint effort to locate the El Faro crew. “I have come to a very difficult...

Coast Guard ends search after two people arrive home safely

USCG file photo JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard has stopped it’s search for two people who are home safely Saturday morning after being reported overdue Friday afternoon off the coast of St. Augustine, Fla. Diana Motylkov, 44, and Pavel Motylkov, 49, from Jacksonville, moored their 30-foot vessel, Animal Control, in St. Augustine, Fla., Saturday at about 6:30 a.m. Diana and Pavel departed...

Coast Guard searching for two people aboard overdue vessel off St. Augustine coast

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Coast Guard is searching for two people aboard an overdue 30-foot vessel Friday afternoon off the coast of St. Augustine, Fla. Missing are Diana Motylkov, 44, and Pavel Motylkov, 49. Diana and Pavel departed from a marina in St. Augustine aboard their 30-foot vessel Animal Control, also called Ms. Linda, Sunday and told their babysitter they would be home in three or four...

Coast Guard rescues 1 adult, 1 child after boat capsizes off Ponce de Leon, Fla.

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – The Coast Guard rescued one adult and one child approximately 20-miles east of Ponce de Leon Inlet, Fla., after a 25-foot center console boat began sinking and later capsized Wednesday. Names of the rescued are not immediately available. The Coast Guard received a mayday distress call at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday from the operator of the vessel who indicated his...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue Canadian sailor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Rescue Coordination Center Norfolk suspended the search at 8:22 p.m. Sunday in conjunction with Joint Rescue Coordination Centre Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the missing Canadian sailor who has been overdue on his trip from Halifax to Bermuda.

Searches continue for overdue Canadian sailor

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The United States and Canadian Rescue Coordination Centers continue to facilitate searches by five aircraft Saturday for a man who is overdue on his trip from Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Bermuda.