Category: U.S. Coast Guard

U.S. Coast Guard Recovers Two Bodies from Downed Aircraft That Crashed in the Ocean Sunday

The Coast Guard recovered two bodies from a downed aircraft incident half a mile north of Marathon Airport, Sunday. The Station Marathon boat crew arrived on the scene, confirmed the debris was from a Cessna high wing single-engine plane that had left from the airport, recovered two deceased persons and transferred them an awaiting Monroe County Sheriff’s Office medical examiner.

U.S. Coast Guard Assets at Port Canaveral Prepare to Assist Hurricane Dorian Relief Effort

U.S. Coast Guard personnel, including those at Port Canaveral, are preparing assets for Hurricane Dorian throughout Florida in order to respond as needed. In addition, crews from U.S. Coast Guard Stations Mayport and Ponce De Leon Inlet relocated response boats to a safe haven as part of preparation efforts to Hurricane Dorian. (U.S. Coast Guard image)

U.S. Coast Guard Sets Port Condition ‘Whiskey’ in Fort Piece, Miami, Everglades and Palm Beach

HURRICANE DORIAN COVERAGE SPACE COAST DAILY TV HURRICANE UPDATE: Brevard County Emergency Management public information officer Don Walker discusses preparedness for Hurricane Storm Dorian.  MIAMI, FLORIDA — Effective 12 p.m. Wednesday the Captain of the Port (COTP) […]

BE ALERT: U.S. Coast Guard Reminds Boaters to Stay Safe on Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is traditionally a time of increased boating traffic in waterways due to the myriad of fireworks displays. In past years, a combination of this increased traffic and vessels traveling at excessive speeds has resulted in deaths and serious injuries.

Port Canaveral Homeported U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant Returns Home After Successful Caribbean Patrol

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned home Sunday to Cape Canaveral after a two-month Caribbean patrol.  The crew’s patrol focused on enforcing U.S. federal laws by conducting boardings of U.S. and international vessels throughout the Caribbean basin, while working with other government agencies and international partners, to increase national security.

UPDATE: U.S. Coast Guard Continues Search for Missing Fisherman Russell Minor 300 Miles East of Cape Canaveral

The Coast Guard is continuing to search Tuesday for missing fisherman Russell Minor 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. On Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the “Day Boat Too,” a 46-foot fishing vessel, stating Minor went overboard.

U.S. Coast Guard Searching for Missing ‘Day Boat Too’ 300 Miles East of Cape Canaveral

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Sunday for a missing fisherman 300 miles east of Cape Canaveral. At 2:57 a.m. Sunday, Coast Guard 7th District Command Center watchstanders received a report from the “Day Boat Too,” a 46-foot fishing vessel, stating the captain, a 30-year-old man, went overboard.