UPDATE: June 17, 2021
The USCG has called off the search regarding this EPIRB activation. The EPIRB was unregistered but with good batteries.
Please register and update all safety devices. Notification and float plans should have people that know you and your boat very well.
Broadcast Version For Maritime Mobile Service Network and Other Nets
The USCG Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) Miami, FL is presently investigating a 406 EPIRB activation on 15 June 2021 at 0304 hrs Eastern Time, in position 24-22.81 N / 083-41.61 W, or approximately 55 NM WSW of the Dry Tortugas, Florida.
The EPIRB has been recovered, but unfortunately it was never properly registered so it is a mystery who it belongs to.
All vessels in the vicinity please keep a sharp lookout for debris or people in the water. Assist if possible, and report any sightings to the USCG RCC Miami at phone number 305-415-6800.
150804Z JUN 21
GULF OF MEXICO.
DISTRESS SIGNAL RECEIVED ON 406 MHZ IN
24-22.81N 083-41.61W. VESSELS IN VICINITY
REQUESTED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT,
ASSIST IF POSSIBLE.
REPORTS TO RCC MIAMI,
PHONE: 305 415 6800,