Coast Guard rescues man 170 miles west of St. Petersburg

Coast Guard rescues man 170 miles west of St. Petersburg
Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter File Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 57-year-old man Thursday 170 miles west of St. Petersburg. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg command center watchstanders received a call via satellite phone at 1:24 p.m. from the master of the 120-foot tug Mariya Moran, stating a crew member was suffering from chest pains and was...

Coast Guard and good Samaritan responds to vessel fire

Coast Guard and good Samaritan responds to vessel fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and good Samaritans are responding to the report of a vessel on fire approximately 150 miles south of Southwest Pass, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at the Eighth Coast Guard District command center received a report at 3:28 a.m. from the National Command Center of an electrical fire in the engine room of the motor vessel Alliance St Louis. Coast Guard Aviation...