Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback tows disabled boat to Mayport

Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback tows disabled boat to Mayport
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The two disabled mariners aboard the sailing vessel Vicarious were scheduled to arrive at Morning Star Marina Wednesday morning in Mayport, Fla. Crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Diamondback, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat, were recalled for launch to assist the mariners Tuesday night. Diamondback crewmembers arrived on scene at 11:33 p.m., Tuesday and were able to affect...

Coast Guard and Navy responding to assist mariners

Coast Guard and Navy responding to assist mariners
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Mayport and a Navy helicopter crew are currently assisting two mariners approximately 12 miles east of the St. Johns River entrance in Jacksonville, Fla. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville command center were notified via VHF channel 16 of two mariners drifting aboard the 37-foot sailing vessel Vicarious, at 5:30 p.m. Both...