Coast Guard, TCI Police rescue 159 people off Turks and Caicos

MIAMI — A deployed Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue aircrew assisted Turks and Caicos police and marine units in finding 159 people approximately 13 miles east of West Caicos Island, Turks and Caicos.​ While the aircrew remained on scene, TCI responders removed all the people from the sail freighter and brought Leer másCoast Guard, TCI Police rescue 159 people off Turks and Caicos[…]

Coast Guard crews rescue three mariners near Anna Maria Island

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —​ The Coast Guard rescue three mariners from a vessel taking on water two nautical miles west​ of Anna Maria Island, Florida Friday. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew arrived at 7:50 p.m. to the​ 70-foot commercial fishing vessel Warrior, took the three crewmembers​ off the vessel, and Leer másCoast Guard crews rescue three mariners near Anna Maria Island[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 after boat sinks 40 miles off Bradenton, Florida

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary rescue two men from the water Saturday after their 24-foot boat sank 40 miles west of Bradenton. Rescued were Larry Mccain, 52, from Parrish, and Dennis Amo, 64, from Sarasota. At 10:30 a.m., a Personal Locator Beacon notification alerted Coast Guard District 7 Miami watchstanders Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 after boat sinks 40 miles off Bradenton, Florida[…]

Coast Guard, CBP-AMO, DEA and RBPF interdicted four Bahamian suspected drug smugglers

MIAMI — The USCG, along with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operation (CBP-AMO), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and the Royal Bahamas Police Force (RBPF) interdicted four Bahamian suspected drug smugglers, Monday, approximately 10 miles south of the Exuma Island chain in the Bahamas. Coast Guard 7th District watchstanders initially received a report Leer másCoast Guard, CBP-AMO, DEA and RBPF interdicted four Bahamian suspected drug smugglers[…]

Coast Guard assists fishing boat Kayden Nicole off Key West

MIAMI​ — Coast Guard rescue crews assisted a 73-foot commercial fishing boat, Kayden Nicole,​ after it started taking on water about 46 miles northwest of Key West. The Kayden Nicole’s emergency positioning​ indicating radio beacon alerted Coast Guard watchstanders that the three person crew was in distress. Station Key West‘s​ 45-foot Response Boat—Medium crew arrived Leer másCoast Guard assists fishing boat Kayden Nicole off Key West[…]

Coast Guard medevac 59-year-old man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos

MIAMI — The Coast Guard medevac a 59-year-old man from the tug ship, Patriarch, Tuesday, approximately 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed in Great Inagua, Bahamas, hoisted the man and safely took him to Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. An Air Station Clearwater Leer másCoast Guard medevac 59-year-old man 207 miles of east Turks and Caicos[…]

Coast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard crews rescued two Sailors aboard a 30-foot vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jawhawk helicopter crew arrived on scene first and assisted a Coast Guard Station Port Canaveral 45-foot Response Boat–Medium crew locate the vessel. The Station boat crew used a Leer másCoast Guard assists 2 in vessel taking on water 19 miles east of Port Canaveral[…]

Coast Guard locates two overdue boaters near​ Homosassa

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules aircrew located two people on an overdue vessel 23 nautic miles off Homosassa, Florida Friday.​ The Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the vessel around 7:00 a.m. and confirmed with a nearby good Samaritan the two men aboard where the overdue fishermen who Leer másCoast Guard locates two overdue boaters near​ Homosassa[…]

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