Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island conducts multiple rescues

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo

Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard received multiple calls of mariners in distress in the vicinity of Dauphin Island, Alabama, Saturday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a call about a capsized vessel at 11:11 a.m. from Mobile 911 that two people were holding onto the hull of a capsized vessel near Billy Goat Hole in Dauphin Island.

Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island recovered the two boaters and returned them to Station Dauphin Island before responding to a second call, at 11:40 a.m., of a wooden vessel that was taking on water, with one adult and one child aboard.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile vectored a Good Samaritan to the location of the sinking vessel, who then recovered the two passengers and transferred them onto the Coast Guard vessel.

Involved in the search were:

  • Coast Guard Sector Mobile Command Center
  • Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew
  • Good Samaritan Vessel

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