Coast Guard assists in return of overdue boater

Coast Guard assists in return of overdue boater
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard assisted in the return of an overdue boater to St. Pete Pier, Florida, Tuesday. The Coast Guard Cutter Stingray established communication between 52-year-old Scott Albon and Sea Tow. Sea Tow took the vessel in tow at 36 miles offshore and brought Albon closer to shore where he was given fuel to drive the rest of the way in, arriving at 4:28 p.m. Albon ran out of fuel...

Coast Guard finds overdue boater in Florida

Coast Guard finds overdue boater  in Florida
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard found an overdue boater 87 miles northwest of St. Petersburg, Florida, Monday. A Coast Guard Aviation Training Center HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew made visual confirmation of 52 year-old Scott Albon aboard his vessel off the coast of Florida at 3:30 p.m., Monday.  Albon was reported in stable condition. Sea Tow is en route to tow Albon back to St. Petersburg, Florida. Albon...

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater

Coast Guard searching for overdue boater
Scott Albon is a 52-year-old caucasian male with blonde hair who the Coast Guard was searching for near Florida, December 26, 2016. He was known to be traveling from Panama City, Florida to Crystal River, Florida on December 25, 2016. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Brandon Giles) NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard air and boat crews are searching for an overdue boater traveling from Panama City, Florida,...