26

Jul

Tallahassee Scuba Diver Dies Off the Coast of Port St. Joe, Florida

Wjhg.com reports the Coast Guard is investigating the October 23, 2010 death of Tallahassee scuba diver Paula Grimes. According to the Coast Guard, Grimes was scuba diving in the Sherman Tug area with Daly's Dock and Dives out of Port St. Joe. She was a part of a 15 person...

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26

Jul

Coast Guard Ends Search for Laura Zekoll Who Went Missing After the Sailboat Rule 62 Capsized Off the Bahamas

Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the U.S. Coast Guard ended its search for the Laura Zekoll, 46, of Atlanta, Georgia. Zekoll was one of four people aboard the sailboat Rule 62, along with Richard and Debra Ross of Atlanta and David Sheppard of Ellsworth, Maine. The Rule 62 ca...

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26

Jul

Coast Guard Finds One Lobsterman Dead and One Alive After Their Vessel Jacquelyn Ann Capsized Near the Boston Harbor Islands

The BostonHerald.com reports the U.S. Coast Guard found 2 missing lobstermen after their vessel Jacquelyn Ann capsized near the Boston Harbor Islands. The Jacquelyn Ann left Wessagusset Yacht Club in Weymouth, Massachusetts on November 14, 2010 to retrieve lobster traps set near...

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26

Jul

Coast Guard Searches for Sinking Ship Off Port Canaveral Florida

The U.S. Coast Guard released a recording of a mayday call that it reports came from a ship sinking off the coast of Port Canaveral Florida. Coast Guard officials reported the distress call was received around 4:30 p.m. on November 14, 2010. The Coast Guard stated all communicati...

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26

Jul

Chicago Man Dies While Scuba Diving Off Looe Key Florida

The Florida Keynoter reports Scott Filippini, 46, of Chicago died on October 18, 2010 while diving off Looe Key in the Lower Florida Keys. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office states Filippini was participating in a dive operated by Looe Key Dive Center. The dive was in about...

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26

Jul

6 Boaters Rescued Near the Entrance to Narragansett Bay

Six boaters were pulled from Rhode Island Sound by Coast Guard and Jamestown fire-rescue personnel on the evening of Nov. 6, 2010 after their 20′ Boston Whaler overturned off Beavertail Point, near the entrance to Narragansett Bay. A Coast Guard rescue crew from Station Cas...

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26

Jul

3 Men Spent Nearly A Day in the Waters Off the Florida Coast When their Fishing Boat Capsized

KKTV.com reports three men spent nearly a day lost at sea after their boat capsized off the coast of Florida. Ken Harper, Gilbert Gastineau and one other companion embarked on a fishing trip Friday, November 12, 2010. While off the Florida coast, the boat started filling up with...

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26

Jul

Passenger Medevaced off NCL’S Norwegian Spirit Cruise Ship While Returning to New Orleans

On November 13, 2010 at approximately 5:40 medical staff were called to tend to an ill passenger aboard NCL'S Norwegian Spirit. The passenger was later medevaced off the cruise ship by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter. At the time of the incident, the Norwegian Spirit was retu...

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26

Jul

2 People Hospitalized in Kemah Waterway Boating Accident

Khou.com reports a boat carrying 5 people struck an unknown object in the Kemah Waterway near the Highway 146 Bridge on October 30, 2010. According to witnesses, the boat was able to dock at the closet pier and wait for the authorities. 2 of the 5 people onboard were hospitalized...

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26

Jul

Bushnell, Florida Man Jeffery Lamb Charged with BUI Manslaughter for Running Over Carla Faul on the Withlacoochee River

Jeffery Lamb, 30, from Bushnell, Florida was charged with boating under the influence (BUI) manslaughter after running over and killing Carla Faul, 25, from Crystal River, Florida with a 20′ pontoon boat Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports Lamb...

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