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Press Release | Sept. 19, 2023

MEDIA ADVISORY: Coast Guard, partner agencies to reunite with survivor in St. Augustine

PADET Jacksonville - Office: (904) 714-7606 / After Hours: (786) 393-4138

The U.S. Coast Guard rescue Charles Gregory aboard his partially submerged 12-foot jon boat 12 miles offshore of St. Augustine, Florida, Aug. 5, 2023. Charles was reported missing by his family to Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Friday. (U.S. Coast Guard video, courtesy Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater)

Editor's Note: Media are asked to RSVP by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20th, by emailing

WHO: Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville, Air Station Clearwater, Station Mayport, Cutter Coho and partner agency rescue crews and survivor.

WHAT: Coast Guard and partner agency rescue crews to reunite with the survivor who was rescued 12 miles offshore St. Augustine.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 21, at 2:15 p.m.

WHERE: Atlantic Aviation SGJ - 4900 US-1 North, St. Augustine, FL 32095

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Coast Guard and partner agency rescue crews are scheduled to reunite with a survivor, Thursday, at the Northeast Florida Regional Airport in St. Augustine.

Coast Guard members along with members of responding agencies will be available for interviews.

Media members are also invited to tour an Air Station Clearwater HC-130 Hercules aircraft.

Click here to view the original press release detailing the rescue.

Should the event be postponed, an announcement will be made on the USCGSoutheast X (formerly Twitter) and media members that RSVP’d will be contacted.

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