U.S. Coast Guard Station Yankeetown

USCG Station Yankeetown is a small boat station which forms part of the US Coast Guard's 7th District, Sector Tampa/St. Petersburg. The station performs Search & Rescue, Law Enforcement and fisheries patrols utilizing 25ft Defender Class Boats. Located in Yankeetown, FL it is in the AOR of Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 15Coast Guard Station Yankeetown

Tel: (352) 447-6900

P.O. Box 360

Yankeetown, FL 34498-0360

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   Chief Eric Tookey, Commanding Office

Mayday Promoted to Chief Watch Dog

Right: RADM Brown reads a promotion citation for Station Yankeetown mascot “Mayday” during a visit to the station January 29, 2018. Witnessing Chief Tookey pinning the ribbon are BM1 Andrade and Master Chief Hooker.

Happy Holidays from Station Yankeetown 2017


Coast Guard Day August 4, 2017

 Thank you USO, Party Animals Pony Rides and Auxiliary Division 15 for you contributions which made this day of celebration fun relaxing for our Coast Guard family.


National Safe Boating Week 2017

Coast Guardsman from Station Yankeetown, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-1, family, friends, and guests kicked off this year’s National Safe Boating Week (NSBW) with a picnic Saturday, May 20, 2017, at the Crystal River Preserve State Park of Florida.

At the kick-off event for NSBW, Robert Holmes, Crystal River City Councilman, presented Linda Jones, Flotilla Commander and Vincent Maida, Vice Flotilla Commander, 15-1 with a Proclamation from the city of Crystal River. The proclamation was in support of the flotilla’s efforts to educate the boating public about safe boating practices.

(Left photo) The public event included a barbecue and participation with the “WEAR IT” life jacket Safe Boating Council Campaign. In support of the “Wear-It” campaign, 38 people plus two ponies donned their life jackets for a group photo.

    Picture is (Right rear) Chief Eric Tookey, USCG Station Yankeetown and (Forward) the crew and coxswain. (Rear) The crew aboard Auxiliary 15-1 facility Zero-Three, Jodi Simon, Jim Simon, and Paul Jordan. Coast Guard Auxiliary photo by Robert A. Fabich, Sr. who was wearing a life jacket while taking the photograph.

 Spirit of USCG Station Yankeetown